Townes van Zandt (left) and Jeff Buckley (right).

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All Songs Considered

The Mynabirds, St. Vincent, Fiona Apple And More

This week: Hear Apple's new single, epic Exitmusic, and Bob and Robin on rock 'n' roll baby names.

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Uncle Tupelo at the Sapphire Supper Club in Orlando, Fla. Jeff Tweedy (second from left) went on to form Wilco, while Jay Farrar (second from right) created Son Volt.

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