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John Fullbright: The Man (And Album) Written In Oklahoma

Hailing from just outside Okemah — the birthplace of Woody Guthrie — Fullbright mixes folk, country and blues on his latest album, From the Ground Up.

Fireworks From Cuba, And Schubert That Grooves: New Classical Albums

NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and host Guy Raz spin an eclectic mix of new classical releases.

Bonnie Raitt On World Cafe

Hear the blues-rock legend play soul- and rock-infused blues songs from her new album, Slipstream.

Adam Yauch, Co-Founder Of The Beastie Boys, Dies

The gruff-voiced rapper known as MCA was diagnosed with cancer in 2009. He died Friday in New York at the age of 47.

'What's Going On': A New Generation Answers

As part of a project commemorating Marvin Gaye's breakthrough protest album What's Going On, Youth Radio producer Brandon McFarland was asked to remix Gaye's raw tracks with lyrics and contributions from Oakland-area youths.

Band Of Skulls On World Cafe

The English trio plays heavily distorted, guitar-driven, arena-friendly rock songs in the studio.