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John Hiatt, 'Crossing Muddy Waters' Pt. 2

Bob Edwards talks with singer-songwriter John Hiatt. Hiatt dropped by NPR's studios recently and performed songs from his new CD, Crossing Muddy Waters.

John Hiatt, 'Crossing Muddy Waters'

Host Bob Edwards talks with singer-songwriter John Hiatt during his recent visit to NPR's Studio 4A. Hiatt performs songs from his new Vanguard CD, Crossing Muddy Waters.

Performance Chat With Ricky Skaggs

In the 1980's, Ricky Skaggs was one of the top acts in country music with a dozen number one hit singles. But in 1996, he gave up his solo country career to return to his first love, bluegrass. Ricky Skaggs has a new CD called Big Mon a tribute to the father of bluegrass, Bill Monroe. The CD features Bill Monroe's songs performed by artists like John Fogerty, Bruce Hornsby and Joan Osborne. Ricky Skaggs work with the Dixie Chicks on his new CD was recently nominated for a Grammy award.

Anonymous 4

Listeners and reviewers have described them as having the voices of angels. Intense and haunting, they are four women who sing with no musical accompaniment and have been performing medieval chant long before it became popular again. Join guest host Melinda Penkava for a live performance and chat with the vocal quartet Anonymous Four.