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For Sale: A Record Store For The Ages

Murray Gershenz, the 89-year-old owner of the world's largest private vinyl collection, is looking for a buyer.

Lady Rizo: 'Lowbrow Is Where It's At'

The New York cabaret star has been described as "the product of a night of unrestrained indulgence between Peggy Lee, Mel Brooks, Nina Simone, Dean Martin and Janis Joplin."

To Russia, With Musical Love — After 22 Years' Absence

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra traveled to Russia this week for the first time in more than two decades — and found a very different country than the one they last visited.

'Marley': A History On Film Of The Man Turned 'Legend'

Bob Marley has been used to brand everything from a clothing line and coffee company to his own museum and a resort in the Bahamas. A new documentary seeks to reconstruct what the reggae singer was like in real life.

Of Monsters And Men On World Cafe

Hear the Icelandic folk-pop group perform songs from its debut album, My Head Is an Animal.

World Cafe Remembers Levon Helm

Helm, an Americana legend and drummer for the '60s rock group The Band, died this week. Here, we remember Helm with an archived interview and performance from WXPN.