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Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

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Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers

February 2, 2010 Hear about the clever craft behind Irving Berlin's song, written for the 1935 film Top Hat.

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Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers

February 2, 2010 Hear about the clever craft behind Irving Berlin's song, written for the 1935 film Top Hat.

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Cole Porter contributed many songs to the Great American Songbook,  including "I've Got You Under My Skin" and "I Get a Kick Out of You."

June 8, 2009 Celebrate Porter's birthday with covers by Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Nellie McKay and more.

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Chopin

Frederic Chopin

Hear Chopin's music in performance and perspective.

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Gillian Welch

Gillian Welch

Enjoy archival interviews and performances from the folk revivalist.

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Spoon

Spoon

Music, live concerts and interviews with the pop-rock band.

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

Hear and watch exclusive performances from the guitar-playing Mexican duo.

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

Hear concerts and interviews with the atmospheric art-folk singer.

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

Hear performances and profiles of the jazz innovator's work.

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

Hear essential recordings and performances from the lauded quartet.

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

NPR Music explores the life and voice of the passionate Qawwali singer.

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.

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M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

Hear concerts and interviews with the grandiose art-rock band.

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Essential Fred Astaire

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  • Album: Essential Fred Astaire
  • Artist: Fred Astaire
  • Label: Legacy Recordings
  • Released: 2003