This program originally posted in October of 2001.
George Harrison Remembered
The "quiet Beatle" is remembered as much for his music as for his warmth and love for the wonderful
mysteries of life. Watch the All Songs Considered tribute to Harrison in our special features section.
Farka Toure is descended from
West African royalty. His prominent
social status made it
difficult for him to become a musician.
But his passion for music
has made him a legendary guitarist
Listen to a review of this album from NPR's
All Things Considered.
A book titled "Dream Brother" by David Browne looks at the parallel tragedies of Jeff and Tim Buckley. It's a look into the musical worlds of a father and son who were strangers in life, but brothers in music.