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Winter Songs: The Frozen Tale Of 'Lord Franklin'

The late 19th century British Arctic explorer was many things, but not actually a lord.

Leaders Wanted: Protest Songs From The Arab Spring

Blogger Hani Almadhoun lists songs that were a huge part of the Arab Spring protests.

The Music They Left Behind

Morning Edition and NPR Music look back at some of the musicians who died in 2011, including Amy Winehouse, Paul Motian, Cesaria Evora, Clarence Clemons and more.

Music In Afghanistan A Sensitive Subject

International donors, including the U.S., have helped refurbish a conservatory in Kabul, but some of the students say they still face disapproval from extremist elements, even at the university.

Government Bulldozer: Protest Songs From Russia

Russian musician, producer and public activist Vasily Shumov talks with Robert Siegel about popular protest songs that have grown out of the recent political uprising in Russia.