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Alejandro Escovedo On World Cafe

The rock legend played in punk bands for years, then became a versatile singer-songwriter.

Laughing To Keep From Crying: A Comic Novel About Copyright Law

Intellectual property and penalties for infringement have been fertile ground for writer Rob Reid.

Lianne La Havas: A Cool Antidote For Late Summer's Heat

Critic Tom Moon says the chilly moodiness of La Havas' tracks sets the young British singer apart. Her debut has perhaps too many songs about heartbreak, but in the best ones, she sounds almost shattered.

Jazz Vocalist Susie Arioli Goes 'All The Way'

Listen to an in-studio concert and conversation with the Canadian singer and her longtime guitarist, Jordan Officer.

Leonard Pitts On Memories Of Laundry And Nat King Cole

The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and author says he'll never forget his mother's renditions of Nat King Cole songs.