Live at the Cellar Door, the new album from Neil Young, was recorded in 1970. Gary Burden/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Paris 1969, from the late Thelonious Monk, comes out Nov. 26. Jean-Pierre Leloir/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Guatemalan author Eduardo Halfon's most recent book, The Polish Boxer, mesmerized us. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Guest DJ: California Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera

Alt.Latino celebrates National Poetry Month with Herrera, who discusses the songs that shaped him.

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All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen, possibly singing with his parents, circa 1959. Bob Boilen hide caption

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Thelonious Monk: Making The Piano Hum

When Monk's band arrived late in San Francisco, it inspired a solo album recorded in 1959.

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Judy Garland (right) sang "I Got Rhythm" in the 1943 movie version of the 1930s musical Girl Crazy. Courtesy of MGM hide caption

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Thelonious Monk relaxes with his wife, Nellie, before performing at the Royal Festival Hall in London on April 29, 1961. Erich Auerbach/Getty Images hide caption

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