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The Ballad of Devin Hoff Nels Cline Singers
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Radical Adults Lick Godhead Style Sonic Youth
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Symphony No. 3 in E flat major ("Eroica"), Op. 55 [Allegro con brio] New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein (conductor)
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Shirley Clarke's 'Connection': Will It Click At Last?
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A Summer With Fun.
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Carry On fun.
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Human baby Charlotte, the 13-month-old daughter of NPR producer Tom Bullock, tried the same tests that DeeChee, the robot, does for language-learning experiments. Dr. Caroline Lyons says human babies have an advantage: They spend every waking hour of the day in a speaking world. Tom Bullock/NPR hide caption

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On This Stage, Jesus Is A Robber; The Devil's A Rapist
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