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Leonard Pitts On Memories Of Laundry And Nat King Cole

The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and author says he'll never forget his mother's renditions of Nat King Cole songs.

Mary Chapin Carpenter On World Cafe

Carpenter's 11th studio album, Ashes and Roses, deals with themes of death, divorce and illness.

Remembering Award-Winning Composer Marvin Hamlisch

He wrote music for The Sting, A Chorus Line and The Way We Were, and won a Tony, Oscars, Grammys and Emmys.

Composer Marvin Hamlisch Dies; He Was 68

One of America's most famous composers, he wrote the score for The Sting and won a Tony award for A Chorus Line.

Dan Auerbach Likes It Fast, Simple And Loud

Ken Tucker says the Black Keys member works wonders producing JEFF The Brotherhood and Hacienda.

Chavela Vargas, Legendary Ranchera Singer, Dies

She was a cultural icon across the Spanish-speaking world, with a voice that redefined notions of beauty and an attitude that brashly bent gender roles. Vargas died Sunday; she was 93.