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Spirit Family Reunion: Music For Church Basements

The Brooklyn-based Americana band discusses it's rough-and-ready approach to touring and recording, and performs live at NPR.
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Aerosmith's 'Sixth Member' Takes Center Stage

After touring for 15 years with the rock band, pianist and singer Russ Irwin has released an album of his own.
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Across Latin America, Making Cumbia Modern

Global Village host Betto Arcos shares four 21st-century interpretations of cumbia, a traditional music from Colombia and Panama.
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The Not-So-Distant History Of Radio Jingles

Just a few decades ago, a catchy jingle was the trademark of any Top 40 radio station.
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Rodriguez: Forgotten In America, Exalted In Africa

The new documentary Searching for Sugar Man explains how a Detroit singer reached Beatles-level fame abroad — without knowing it.

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