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Turkey, Cranberries And Composers At The Table

Commentator Miles Hoffman invites an eclectic group of long-gone composers to Thanksgiving dinner.

Miles Davis' Great, Often Bizarre 1967 Quintet

Kevin Whitehead says this Davis quintet was consistently amazing, not least on its last big tour.

'King Of In Between' Back After Almost 10 Years

Garland Jeffreys leapt onto the music scene in the 1960s, and since then has mastered rock, reggae and blues to create his unique sound. He speaks with host Michel Martin about his remarkable life and new album, The King of In Between.

R.E.M., R.I.P.

In September, the band that rose from the kudzu-covered town of Athens, Ga., to dominate college radio and sell nearly 85 million albums worldwide announced it was breaking up. Singer Michael Stipe and bassist Mike Mills discuss R.E.M.'s 31-year history, and the end of the band as we know it.

Washed Out On World Cafe

Ernest Greene, the man behind some of the year's most alluring electronic sounds, brings his blissed-out beats to World Cafe.

Earthy Elizabethan Elegance From William Byrd

No historical fakery: Here's the real music of the Elizabethan era.