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Interviews & Profiles

Clockwise from upper left: Neil Young with Patti Smith, Hank Williams, Jimi Hendrix, Neil Young, Maureen Gray.

June 19, 2012 The singer describes the many influences and inspirations behind her latest album, Banga.

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The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams puts unreleased works by the country legend in the hands of a dozen contemporary songwriters.

October 1, 2011 Some contemporary songwriters are giving new life to the late legend's wealth of incomplete songs.

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December 7, 2010 Hear the story behind the new box set of previously unreleased Hank Williams recordings.

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October 25, 2008 The legend's daughter talks about the 143 never-before-released recordings from a 1951 radio series.

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Discover Songs

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September 21, 2010 All Songs Considered offers a sneak preview of some of this fall's most anticipated releases.

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July 7, 2009 Hear five songs to ensure that you and your stuffed animals will have a night to remember.

January 11, 2002 On this edition of All Songs Considered we look at some of the artists responsible for 2001's fo...

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October 12, 2011 The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams features interpretations of his lyrics from Dylan and others.

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November 11, 2010 A new box set reveals the fun side of a country legend who built his career on songs of heartache.

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October 1, 2010 All of Williams' performances on a variety show in the 1950s are available on a new box set.

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More Stories

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April 24, 2000 Hank Williams' 1949 hit foreshadows his untimely death four years later, at the age of 29.

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February 6, 2007 Listeners share their favorite Valentine's Day songs and the stories of how they came to love them.

Hank Williams has written plenty of tunes covered by jazz artists over the years.

August 17, 2012 If you haven't heard his music in a while, you might have forgotten: The country pioneer had swing.

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August 16, 2010 Explore some of the standout and surprising musician alter egos over time.

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