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The Kentucky Fiddler Who Inspired Aaron Copland's 'Rodeo'

Bill Stepp's performance of "Bonaparte's Retreat," captured as a Library of Congress field recording, has made its way into everyone's living rooms as the backdrop to the beef commercial declaring, "Beef, it's what's for dinner." Now, it's receiving an industry accolade.

A New Day For Singer Nataly Dawn

The voice of Pomplamoose, a duo from California known for its lighthearted cover songs, Dawn is releasing her first solo album, How I Knew Her.

Frank Ocean's Big Year, And What Hasn't Changed In Hip-Hop

Ocean's six Grammy nominations round out a year in which his sexuality was as big a topic as his music.

Famous Behind The Scenes, A Hitmaker Covets The Spotlight

Producer and songwriter Jeff Bhasker has worked with Kanye West and Beyonce, and is up for four Grammy Awards, including producer of the year for his work on the album Some Nights by the band fun. Now, he says he's looking for a solo career.

Yo La Tengo On World Cafe

Hear the indie-rock trio play songs from the new Fade and discuss its biography, Big Day Coming.

The Real Story Of How Macklemore Got 'Thrift Shop' To No. 1

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, a rap group out of Seattle, say they rose to the top without a label. That's not entirely true.