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Garfunkel Defends His Art

Though he went on to a string of Top 40 solo hits, Art Garfunkel is still best known as half of a legendary duo. With the release of a new retrospective, which covers his work from Simon & Garfunkel's heyday through the present, Garfunkel says he's looking for some long-overdue credit.

Summer's Over, But fun.'s Just Getting Started

We've been following the band on a growth spurt as it crosses the country, and a couple of oceans.

Sean Forbes: Deaf But Not Quiet

The Detroit rapper on Bob Dylan, the White Stripes and his hometown.

Bang On A Pan: Steel-Drum Orchestras Ready For Battle

They gather in vacant parking lots every night in the summer, their ranks swelling to around 100 as they assiduously rehearse. It's all for the annual Panorama Competition in Brooklyn, where massive Caribbean-style ensembles vie for the steel-band championship.

Luciana Souza: From Bossa Nova To Chet Baker

The Brazilian singer's two new albums of cover songs explore her love of both jazz and bossa nova.

Cassandra Wilson On World Cafe

The jazz singer plays songs from her new album, Another Country, which explores Latin music.

Shoes: After 18 Years, The Power-Pop Band Re-Ignites

The members of Shoes have cobbled together albums like stubborn craftsmen who know that their trade is at once outmoded and valuable. Ken Tucker says Ignition retains the same pop-rock rigor heard in the band's 1970s records.

Family Band On World Cafe

The dark ambient-folk duo returns to the program to play songs from its second album, Grace & Lies.