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November 4, 2007 O'Riley has handpicked some of the most compelling popular songs of our day.

Discover Songs

September 26, 2008 Five lesser known songs that employ the 5/4 time signature.

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July 26, 2007 Even in allegedly happier times, as on "Winter Is Gone," Nick Drake seemed on the brink of doom.

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June 19, 2007 An hour of suitable dinner music for a wedding reception isn't as easy to assemble as it may seem.

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June 5, 2007 All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen chats with NPR reviewers Robert Christgau, Meredith Ochs an...

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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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May 25, 2004 Jazz clarinetist Dr. Michael White; New Jersey bluegrass band Railroad Earth; Newly discovered m...

July 22, 2002 On this episode, we dig through our archives to bring you some of our favorite artists and album...

July 1, 2000 In the fourth edition of NPR's All Songs Considered, we cook with Ginger Baker, wail with Bix Be...

News

The cover of Nick Drake's 1970 album Bryter Later.

April 18, 2013 Ann Powers says some music feels so personal, it's hard to think about sharing it with anyone else.

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July 26, 2007 Even in allegedly happier times, as on "Winter Is Gone," Nick Drake seemed on the brink of doom.

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The cover photo from Nick Drake's 1969 debut, Five Leaves Left, produced by Joe Boyd.

April 14, 2013 Joe Boyd is releasing an album of performances culled from a series of Nick Drake tribute concerts.

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Lisa Hannigan performs in one of several live concerts for a new tribute album, Way to Blue: The Songs of Nick Drake.

February 6, 2013 Veteran producer Joe Boyd pays tribute to his late friend, the legendary folksinger Nick Drake.

Clockwise from upper row: Thenewno2, Lawrence Arabia, The Do

July 3, 2012 Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share their picks for this week's essential listening.

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