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July 13, 2012 A young hip-hop fan finally listens to a classic album that's four years older than he is.
May 14, 2012 Hear how intern Jenna Strucko discovered an "old friend" of her own in the classic folk album.
May 3, 2012 NPR Music intern Dominic Martinez listens to the legendary jazz musician's 1970 album and, thanks it its grooves, learns to love jazz fusion.
March 30, 2012 See why NPR Music intern Jenna Strucko won't be joining the Kiss Army after hearing the band's 1975 live record for the first time.
February 9, 2012 All Songs Considered intern Dan Raby takes a first look at Buckley's 1994 classic album.
November 29, 2011 NPR Music intern and classic rock fan Charlie Kaplan listens to Patti Smith's 1975 masterpiece for the first time.
November 14, 2011 All Songs Considered intern Clare Flynn loves folk music, but she hadn't heard an album by Joni Mitchell in its entirety until now.
Gram Parsons' Grievous Angel.
Courtesy of the artist
September 18, 2011 Summer intern Laurin Penland is a lifelong country fan, but she never got around to Parsons' posthumous classic until now.
June 24, 2011 Remarkably, All Songs intern Shannon Carlin had never heard Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon. So we got her a copy and gave her some listening homework. Read what she thought.
June 9, 2011 Growing up on a steady diet of Wilco, intern Micah Loewinger finally listens to Jeff Tweedy's biggest influence, Big Star.
The Complete Recordings by Robert Johnson.
Courtesy of Sony/Columbia Legacy
May 6, 2011 NPR Music intern Catherine DeGennaro finds out while the context may change, the blues stays the same.
March 11, 2011 NPR Music intern Catherine DeGennaro, a Beatles-bred baby, lends her ears to the other side of the rock spectrum. She isn't disappointed.
February 11, 2011 It's hard to imagine what it was like to hear groundbreaking albums for the first time, when they were released 30 or 40 years ago. In this recurring series, we try to capture that wide-eyed awe by having our interns review some of the classics they've never heard before.
February 3, 2011 In this recurring series, our unimaginably young interns review classic albums they've never heard. For All Songs Considered intern Beca Grimm, the cream of Cream's crop brews up strange and wonderful.
November 24, 2010 In this recurring series, we ask our imaginably young interns to review classic albums they've never heard before. NPR Music intern Erik Myers takes a stab at Curtis Mayfield's 1975 classic funk and soul album, and is unimpressed.
October 12, 2010 It took All Songs Considered intern Sarah Ventre about everything she had to admit she hadn't listened to The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds in its entirety. In this recurring series, she finally gives it a spin and tells us what she thinks.
September 28, 2010 This is a recurring series in which we ask our unimaginably young interns to review classic albums they've never heard before. All Songs Considered intern Sarah Ventre gives T. Rex's Electric Warrior a spin.
June 23, 2010 In our recurring series the latest All Songs Intern, Lindsay Sanchez, reviews the groundbreaking album.
January 27, 2010 Note: This is a recurring series in which we ask our unimaginably young interns to review classic albums they've never heard before. Our current intern at All Songs Considered is Will Butler.
by Will Butler
I've never been a real U2 fan. But an...
December 15, 2009 The most appropriate word I could use to define Loveless is dense. It's hard to crack, hard to get behind the wall of noise and find emotion or passion in the music. There's a stoicism about it that makes it difficult to connect with. Not being...
October 15, 2009 This is a recurring series in which we ask our unimaginably young interns to review classic albums they've never heard before. Our current intern at All Songs Considered is Meg Ruddick. For this installment she reviews AC/DC's Back in Black.
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