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Lisa Robinson interviews a young Michael Jackson at his family's house in Encino, Calif., in October 1972.

April 19, 2014 Lisa Robinson knows how to talk — and how to make others, especially musicians, want to talk.

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March 17, 2009 We celebrate St. Patrick's Day today with Steve Lillywhite, U2 and a Cafe full of Irish tunes.

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June 11, 2008 War's original producer, Steve Lillywhite, talks about the creation of the landmark album.

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March 2, 2009 The new Mix on All Songs Considered features U2, Leonard Cohen, Tom Jones, More.

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February 13, 2008 On this edition of All Songs Considered NPR listeners share their favorite love songs.

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July 6, 2007 Live Earth founder Kevin Wall, Paste magazine editor Josh Jackson and musician Alejandro Escoved...

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December 29, 2004 New artists like Iron and Wine; a self-professed has-been with little music ability (William Sha...

November 16, 2004 The pre-teen sister duo Smoosh; Self-professed has been William Shatner; Dream pop veterans Luna...

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November 22, 2006 Two Bank of America employees rework a popular song and become the laughing stock of youtube.com.

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February 9, 2006 View a list of winners from this year's Grammy Awards who were featured on NPR shows.

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March 2, 2009 The new Mix on All Songs Considered features U2, Leonard Cohen, Tom Jones, More.

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April 1, 2008 Blender's Elizabeth Goodman discusses albums released this week by R.E.M. and The Black Keys.

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IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman is a big fan of the KT Tunstall song "Black Horse and the Cherry Tree."

April 16, 2012 IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman offers some upbeat tunes to ease stress during tax season.

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Neil Young (clockwise from upper left), fun., James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem, early era R.E.M.

September 4, 2012 Few bands seem to matter to us as much as the ones we discover in our youth

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The iconic cover art for U2's 1988 album Rattle and Hum.

August 20, 2012 Tell us about a band that got you through the crazy roller coaster of your late teens and early 20s.

 Clockwise from upper left: Leonard Cohen, Lou Reed, The Mountain Goats, Suzanne Vega.

April 3, 2012 Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton debate the polarizing and hard-to-define art of "speak-singing."

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Clockwise from top left: U2, Neil Young, Weezer, Paula Cole.

May 3, 2011 This week: The All Songs crew looks at the moment it all went wrong, relived in vivid detail.

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NPR Artist Directory

Chopin

Frederic Chopin

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Gillian Welch

Gillian Welch

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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

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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

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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

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No Line on the Horizon

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  • Album: No Line on the Horizon
  • Artist: U2
  • Label: Interscope
  • Released: 2009
 

War [Deluxe Edition]

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  • Album: War [Deluxe Edition]
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  • Label: Island
  • Released: 2008