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All Songs +1: The Art Of Streaming

This week's +1 podcast wrestles with what we gain — and what we lose — when we use streaming services.

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The song that reminds host Bob Boilen the most of his mom is Shirley Temple singing "The Good Ship Lollipop." The Kobal Collection hide caption

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All Songs: Nine Creative Musicians You Should Know

All of the songs on this week's show grapple with the alchemy of creation.

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All Songs +1: Why We Like The Music We Like

On this week's mini podcast: Is some music too simple — or too complicated — to enjoy?

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Clockwise from upper left: My Morning Jacket, Sharon Van Etten, Matt Pond PA, Desaparecidos Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Top row, left to right: Soak, Little Simz, Andy Shauf; Bottom row, left to right: Bully, Dale Watson, Kero Kero Bonito Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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