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Neil Young: The Fresh Air Interview

Young's latest album with Crazy Horse, Americana, features songs many of us learned as children, like "Oh Susannah" and "Clementine."

'My Country': tUnE-yArDs Questions The American Dream

For singer Merrill Garbus, the idea that hard work leads to success in America is deeply suspect.

Mike Huckabee's Musical Education

The talk-show host and former presidential candidate also plays bass in a rock group. But he says his tastes were more shaped by the big-band jazz his parents played.

Tracing The Evolution Of Lost Chicago Jazz

Drummer Mike Reed's quartet People, Places and Things was put together to spotlight music written in Chicago in a fertile period between 1954 and 1960. The group has since expanded its mission to include later works, which are included on a new album titled Clean on the Corner.

4 Days After Murders, Musical Mourners Improvise A Tribute

Every Sunday at Seattle's Cafe Racer, musicians gather for a session of experimental music. But after four people were killed last Wednesday at the coffeehouse and bar, this week's jam session took place in a different venue — the alley out back — with a very different tone.