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Deke Richards, Motown Producer And Songwriter, Dies

As head of the songwriting, arranging and producing team known as The Corporation, Richards was behind hits such as The Jackson Five's "ABC" and The Supremes' "Love Child."

Heavy Rotation: 5 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Our panel of public-radio music obsessives has five more favorites to share. Download new music from CHVRCHES, Joey Bada$$, Lady Lamb the Beekeeper and Frightened Rabbit, plus a sick remix of Tame Impala by Australian producer Light Year.
Sunday, April 28, 2013

Washington Jewish Music Festival

The 14th annual festival promotes a broader appreciation of Jewish culture and connects the greater Washington, D.C., community through music.

The 'Girl Who Got Away': Dido Gets Free

The award-winning British singer is back with her fourth studio album, Girl Who Got Away. She speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about the role music has played in her life.

The Milk Carton Kids: At Life's Crossroads, A Duo Looks Both Ways

Both newly 30, Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan reflect on the past and relish the present on their upcoming release, The Ash & Clay.
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Technology In The Car

Tech Tuesday examines how technology in cars is changing the way we drive.


Baba Salah: A Malian Musician Speaks To His Nation's Displaced

The guitarist comes from the northern city of Gao, which has made headlines lately due to fighting by Islamist militants and French-backed Malian forces. Salah now plays at a club in Mali's capital, Bamako, where, he says, people gather to relax, reminisce and "see images other than war."