My Little Drum Cyrus Chestnut 0:59

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    Cyrus Chestnut
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    My Little Drum
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    A Charlie Brown Christmas
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    Atlantic

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Jeff Lukken, the mayor of LaGrange, Ga., says Kia Motors has brought thousands of jobs to Troup County at a time when the recession hit hard. The unemployment rate in the region is above 11 percent. Kathy Lohr/NPR hide caption

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The Old Madera Waltz Jay Ungar, Molly Mason et. al. 0:15

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    The Old Madera Waltz
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    Relax Your Mind
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    Angel

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Riverside Brian Eno 0:29

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    Riverside
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    Shutov Assembly
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    All Saints

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All Blues Miles Davis 0:20

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    Miles Davis
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    All Blues
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    Kind of Blue [Columbia Jazz Masterpieces]
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    Columbia

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Climate scientists and environmental advocates face an uphill battle as more Americans deny that global warming is real despite scientific evidence to the contrary. Here, a Greenpeace member checks the inside of a hot air balloon before it's launched in Cancun, Mexico. Luis Perez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Can You Hear the Call Robert Mirabal 0:15

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    Can You Hear the Call
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    Sacred Ground: A Tribute to Mother Earth
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    Silver Wave

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Ukulele Spaghetti Bob Brozman 0:31

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    Bob Brozman
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    Ukulele Spaghetti
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    Blue Hula Stomp
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    Kicking Mule

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Charley Willis and his wife, Laura, in the late 1800s. Willis is credited with the original version of the classic cowboy song "Goodbye Old Paint." Courtesy of Franklin Willis hide caption

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