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Leaders Wanted: Protest Songs From The Arab Spring

Blogger Hani Almadhoun lists songs that were a huge part of the Arab Spring protests.

The Music They Left Behind

Morning Edition and NPR Music look back at some of the musicians who died in 2011, including Amy Winehouse, Paul Motian, Cesaria Evora, Clarence Clemons and more.

Music In Afghanistan A Sensitive Subject

International donors, including the U.S., have helped refurbish a conservatory in Kabul, but some of the students say they still face disapproval from extremist elements, even at the university.

Government Bulldozer: Protest Songs From Russia

Russian musician, producer and public activist Vasily Shumov talks with Robert Siegel about popular protest songs that have grown out of the recent political uprising in Russia.

This One's For Guy Clark, Americana's Craftsman

Lyle Lovett, Hayes Carll, Patty Griffin and more pay tribute to Clark on a new double album.

Adele On World Cafe

Adele may be the hottest singer in the world at the moment and that's all because of her latest album, 21, which debuted at No. 1 on the U.K. album charts. Hear the now 22-year-old chat with World Cafe host David Dye and perform songs from her award-winning albums.