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William Claxton's cover photo of Sonny Rollins standing in the desert — sporting a cowboy hat, gun holster and humorously knowing look — has only added to Way Out West's classic status.
May 17, 2011 Hear five jazz songs that express Western themes of space, freedom, pioneers and movement.
Ella Mae Morse.
courtesy of Bear Family Records
February 21, 2011 In 1942, the founders of Capitol Records were in urgent need of a hit. It came from a most unlikely place: a young woman named Ella Mae Morse, whose place in pop-music history has never really been given its due. Rock historian Ed Ward shares her story.
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