Over the course of nearly five decades, Van Dyke Parks has released an album under his own name roughly every five years. His latest, Songs Cycled, is a nod to his similarly titled solo debut. Henry Diltz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Guest DJ Joanna Newsom

Joanna Newsom's harp-driven story songs befuddle anyone trying to classify her music. Newsom talks about her latest CD, the enchanting Ys, and shares some of her favorite recordings.

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