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A Brother Duo Digs Deep For Delta Blues

Weekend Edition Sunday speaks with Luther and Cody Dickinson from the North Mississippi Allstars. Their new album, World Boogie Is Coming, continues the brothers' passion for keeping alive deep blues traditions, mixed with driving southern rock.
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Typhoon: Songs For A Lost Childhood

Kyle Morton, leader of the Portland, Ore. musical collective Typhoon, can trace the start of his songwriting career back to one life-altering bug bite.
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'We Grow Songs': Over The Rhine On Making Untamed Music

Linford Detweiler and Karin Bergquist are approaching their 17th wedding anniversary, and they've been making music together even longer. Meet Me at the Edge of the World, their latest album as Over the Rhine, grows from the couple's deep and tangled roots in rural Ohio.
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NASA, Hubble & Outer Space: The Art Of Astronomy (Rebroadcast)

NASA's images and footage are used in everything from TV to movies, and they've inspired visual artists and musicians for decades. We explore how images of space are created and used in everything from scientific study to pop culture.

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Can Streaming Services Make Money?

Pandora, Rdio and Spotify are changing the way we listen to music, but all have had money issues. Apple and Google join the fray this year and music producer Jimmy Iovine is launching a service with Beats by Dr. Dre.
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Frank Turner On World Cafe

Shifting from punk to folk, the British singer-songwriter inspires a dedicated, fanatical following. Hear him perform four songs and talk about everything from songwriting to politics — and even a little bit about his tattoos
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Freedom Singer: 'Without Music, There Would Be No Movement'

The Freedom Singers, Bob Dylan, and Joan Baez were some of the people who provided the soundtrack at the March on Washington. The Freedom Singers' Rutha Mae Harris tells host Michel Martin why the civil rights movement couldn't exist without music.
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Sam Baker's 'Say Grace' Is At Once Beautiful And Broken

The Austin singer-songwriter's latest album is his fourth since he started making them in 2004, at age 50. Critic Robert Christgau says Baker's backstory, which includes surviving a terrorist attack, "must be told."
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Goodie Mob: Building New Leaders From The Elders

Cee-Lo Green says the group's reunion provides an opportunity to bring something new and deep to hip-hop. Goodie Mob's new album, Age Against the Machine, aims to challenge the genre's mainstream powerhouses.

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