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'Stairway To Heaven' Turns 40: Celebrate With 7 Covers

If you let down your guard, these reworkings of the epic will reward your time.
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And Then There Were Three: Universal Will Buy EMI

The storied label's recorded music and publishing arms will be divided and sold, trimming the number of major record labels to just three: Sony, Universal and Warner.
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Vets Write Music To Heal The Wounds Of War

A group of musicians in San Marcos, Texas, has started a songwriting workshop for returning vets.
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The Subspecies Of Pianists, Or, What Jerry Lee Lewis And Beethoven Share

In a new book, pianist, composer and author Stuart Isacoff proposes an aural taxonomy of pianists.
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The Zombies On World Cafe

The British Invasion original is alive and well as two of its founding members maintain a mix of old hits and new achievements.
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Honoring Veterans With A Military Clarinet Quartet

The Air Force's Bay State Winds Clarinet Quartet joins Terry Gross for a discussion of military ensembles. The group also performs several songs in tribute to the men and women who've served in the armed forces.

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