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Concerts

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November 7, 2008 Hear the multi-platinum soul sensation perform live in concert from WXPN in Philadelphia.

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Studio Sessions

John Legend and The Roots; credit: Doug Seymour

October 25, 2010 Hear the soul singer and the hip-hop band play live and discuss the album they made together.

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January 9, 2009 Hear Legend perform lush ballads and synth-driven dance-pop in a session from WXPN.

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Discover Songs

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September 30, 2010 A look at new CDs from John Legend and The Roots, Jose Gonzalez and Elton John with Leon Russell.

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John Legend with The Roots

September 12, 2010 The soul king and the greatest band in hip-hop collaborate on a politically motivated covers album.

February 2, 2006 All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen talks with NPR music reviewers Tom Moon, Will Hermes and Me...

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John Legend performs at the Tiny Desk Concert on Wednesday, October 23, 2013.

November 16, 2013 The soul singer retains the easygoing grace of a performer fit for any stage — even a tiny one.

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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

Hear and watch exclusive performances from the guitar-playing Mexican duo.

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

Hear concerts and interviews with the atmospheric art-folk singer.

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Charles Mingus

Hear performances and profiles of the jazz innovator's work.

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

Hear essential recordings and performances from the lauded 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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Get Lifted

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  • Album: Get Lifted
  • Artist: John Legend
  • Label: Sony Urban Music/Columbia
 

Once Again

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  • Album: Once Again
  • Artist: John Legend
  • Label: G.O.O.D./Sony
  • Released: 2006
 

Wake Up!

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  • Album: Wake Up!
  • Artist: John Legend & The Roots
  • Label: Sony Music
  • Released: 2010
 

Evolver

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  • Album: Evolver
  • Artist: John Legend
  • Label: Sony
  • Released: 2008