In our new feature about songs that conjure up chilly days and frigid nights, novelist Ann Patchett talks about a song that helped her cope with her parents' divorce, and with moving to a strange new place.
MP3s of every show the iconic punk band ever played — all 850 shows, all 1,300 hours — will be available to buy off the Internet. Listeners can decide how much to pay for these hyper-authentic recordings.
The Tin & Lint Bar in Saratoga Springs, New York has long claimed Don McLean wrote his hit song, "American Pie," there. But McLean says that's not true, that he wrote it in Cold Spring, New York and Philadelphia. He joins NPR's Neal Conan to talk about the song and its legend.
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