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Clockwise from upper left: Leonard Cohen, Lou Reed, The Mountain Goats, Suzanne Vega.
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April 3, 2012 Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton come to blows over the polarizing and hard-to-define art of "speak-singing."
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August 9, 2010 If you've ever seen the infamous video of David Bowie's Christmastime duet with Bing Crosby, then you know musicians are capable of the most imaginative (and baffling) collaborations. On this edition of All Songs Considered we look at odd pairings, some brilliant, and some just so very, very wrong.
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January 12, 2005 Meredith Ochs reviews a new music CD by Capt. James T. Kirk, also known as William Shatner. The album, Has Been, is a funny and philosophical collaboration between the former Star Trek star and musician Ben Folds, among others.
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December 29, 2004 New artists like Iron and Wine; a self-professed has-been with little music ability (William Shatner); old-school artists like Brian Wilson and favorites like Wilco and Interpol ... you picked quite a list. Thanks to all participants and to all the musicians that made 2004 a great year for new music.
November 16, 2004 The pre-teen sister duo Smoosh; Self-professed has been William Shatner; Dream pop veterans Luna; A reissued classic from Cream; Bluegrass revivalist Alison Krauss and more.
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