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The Band

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The Band.

The Band artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

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Robbie Robertson.

November 27, 2013 The Band's former lead songwriter and guitarist harks back to his early days in Toronto.

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August 28, 2007 Montero weaves an improvisation around the pop song from the late '60s, "The Weight," by The Band.

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April 5, 2007 Bob Boilen talks with legendary music producer Joe Boyd about his work with artists like Pink Fl...

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April 29, 2002 The revolutionary Nitty Gritty Dirt Band; One last waltz with The Band; Former Whiskeytown front...

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Levon Helm performing at the Outside Lands Music Festival in San Francisco in 2010.

April 19, 2012 Helm, who played superpowered, shifting backbeats and sang hits including "The Weight," was 71.

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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

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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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Bach and Beyond

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  • Album: Bach and Beyond
  • Artist: Gabriela Montero
  • Label: EMI Classics
  • Released: 2006
 

Gabriela Montero: Recital

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  • Album: Gabriela Montero: Recital
  • Artist: Gabriela Montero
  • Label: EMI Classics
  • Released: 2005