Morning Edition

Tennis Coach Nick Bollettieri gives instructions to a young Anna Kournikova of Russia during a training session at his tennis academy in Bradenton, Fla., in 1990. Kournikova went on to become a highly ranked international player, but she ended her career at age 21 because of injuries. Simon Bruty/Getty Images hide caption

itoggle caption Simon Bruty/Getty Images

Sweetness And Light

A Star Tennis Coach And The End Of The All-Around Athlete

It's not just his long career that sets apart tennis coach Nick Bollettieri, just accepted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. It's how he transformed the way we raise our athletic children.

Linda Perhacs' second album, The Soul of All Natural Things, comes 44 years after an inauspicious debut that bloomed into a cult favorite. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

itoggle caption Courtesy of the artist

Music Interviews

The Legend Of Linda Perhacs, 'A Most Unlikely Rock Star'

A California dental hygienist who never quit her day job, Perhacs released one album in 1970 that failed to find an audience — or so she thought.

Figuring out how much to tip, and when, is a delicate science. Some businesses are integrating technology into how you pay to encourage you to tip more. Dan Bobkoff/NPR hide caption

itoggle caption Dan Bobkoff/NPR

All Tech Considered

Technology May Soon Get You To Be A Bigger Tipper

We're used to rounding up the total on our taxi ride or dropping a buck or two in a jar at the coffee shop. Now, new high-tech ways to pay are nudging us to tip more generously and more often.

Eighteen Robins Road The Evpatoria Report 0:48

C.C.S. Logbook The Evpatoria Report 1:30

Freely Linda Perhacs 0:08

Purchase

Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Linda Perhacs
    Track
    Freely
    Album
    The Soul Of All Natural Things
    Label
    Asthmatic Kitty

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Soft Seance Grim Tower 0:30

Purchase

Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Grim Tower
    Track
    Soft Seance
    Album
    Anarchic Breezes
    Label
    Outer Battery Records

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Through the Gap Rob Levit 0:29

Valse Arabe Abaji 0:09

For Rita - Morning Take Abaji 1:30

Purchase

Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Abaji
    Track
    For Rita - Morning Take
    Album
    Oriental Voyage
    Label
    Network/Harmonia Mundi - (import)

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Buster Voodoo Rodrigo y Gabriela 0:05

Purchase

Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Rodrigo y Gabriela
    Track
    Buster Voodoo
    Album
    11:11
    Label
    ATO

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Savitri Rodrigo y Gabriela 0:57

Purchase

Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Rodrigo y Gabriela
    Track
    Savitri
    Album
    11:11
    Label
    ATO

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Pyrrhic Victory Of ATunde Adjuah Christian Scott 0:29

Purchase

Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Christian Scott
    Track
    Pyrrhic Victory Of ATunde Adjuah
    Album
    Christian aTunde Adjuah
    Label
    Concord Jazz

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

New New Orleans (King Adjuah Stomp) Christian Scott 1:30

Purchase

Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Christian Scott
    Track
    New New Orleans (King Adjuah Stomp)
    Album
    Christian aTunde Adjuah
    Label
    Concord Jazz

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Terry's Song Bruce Springsteen 0:02

Purchase

Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Bruce Springsteen
    Track
    Terry's Song
    Album
    Magic
    Label
    Sony

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Nebraska Bruce Springsteen 0:30

Purchase

Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Bruce Springsteen
    Track
    Nebraska
    Album
    Nebraska
    Label
    Columbia

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Our Basement Ambrose Akinmusire 0:13

Purchase

Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Ambrose Akinmusire
    Track
    Our Basement
    Album
    The Imagined Savior Is Far Easier To Paint
    Label
    Blue Note

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

As We Fight Ambrose Akinmusire 0:31

Purchase

Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Ambrose Akinmusire
    Track
    As We Fight
    Album
    The Imagined Savior Is Far Easier To Paint
    Label
    Blue Note

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Dub Latina 0:05

Pepita Calexico 1:39

Purchase

Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Calexico
    Track
    Pepita
    Album
    Feast of Wire
    Label
    Quarterstick

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

21

Tennis Coach Nick Bollettieri gives instructions to a young Anna Kournikova of Russia during a training session at his tennis academy in Bradenton, Fla., in 1990. Kournikova went on to become a highly ranked international player, but she ended her career at age 21 because of injuries. Simon Bruty/Getty Images hide caption

itoggle caption Simon Bruty/Getty Images

Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter from Camp) Allan Sherman 0:12

Theme from "A Summer Place" Max Steiner 0:56

Morning Edition