Guest DJ Joanna Newsom

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Joanna Newsom

Joanna Newsom.

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Joanna Newsom's harp-driven story songs befuddle anyone trying to classify her music. On this edition of All Songs Considered Newsom talks about her latest CD, the enchanting Ys, and shares some of her favorite recordings. Hear selections from her new album, plus songs and artists that have inspired her over the years, like Van Dyke Parks, Sandy Denny and Randy Newman.

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Guest DJ Joanna Newsom



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