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All Songs Considered

The Songs That Make Us Cry

This week: results from our survey about the songs that bring tears to your eyes. Hear listener submissions, as well as personal picks from the All Songs crew.

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All Songs Considered

Love Songs You Love To Love

In honor of Valentine's Day, we asked for your ideal romantic songs. On this week's All Songs Considered, we count down the 10 most popular tunes that make you swoon.

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All Songs Considered

Guest DJ: Yusuf/Cat Stevens

Yusuf/Cat Stevens joins All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton to share songs that shaped his career and discuss his new album, Tell 'Em I'm Gone.

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Music Interviews

Messing With Perfection: Why The Flaming Lips Took On 'Sgt. Pepper'

Wayne Coyne says his band was dying to take The Beatles' masterpiece apart and see how it works.

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