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In the fourth edition of NPR's All Songs Considered, we cook with Ginger Baker, wail with Bix Beiderbecke, hear some Mouth Music, adore Susanna Baca, take off with the Tin Hat Trio, and remember Nick Drake.

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Bix Beiderbecke, Susana Baca, Nick Drake

Mouth Music

Bratach Bana

  • Artist: Mouth Music
  • Song: Bratach Bana
  • From: Mouth Music

The name "Mouth Music" comes from a traditional form of Gaelic Scottish music.

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Mouth Music
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Mouth Music
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Rykodisc

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Going Back Home

Rambler

  • Artist: Ginger Baker
  • Song: Rambler
  • From: Going Back Home

Peter Baker was nicknamed Ginger because of his red hair and took it as his stage name.

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Rambler
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Going Back Home
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Ginger Baker
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Atlantic

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Volume 1: Singin' the Blues

Singin' The Blues

  • Artist: Bix Beiderbecke
  • Song: Singin' The Blues
  • From: Volume 1: Singin' the Blues

Band leader Eddie Condon said Bix's tone on the cornet was "like a girl saying 'yes'."

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Volume 1: Singin' the Blues
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Bix Beiderbecke

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Eco de Sombras: Echo of Shadows

Panalivio/Zancudito

  • Artist: Susana Baca
  • Song: Panalivio/Zancudito
  • From: Eco de Sombras: Echo of Shadows

With her gifts of song and dance, Susana Baca lights a way beyond the past, a way into healing.

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Panalivio/Zancudito
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Eco de Sombras: Echo of Shadows
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Susana Baca
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V2

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Helium

Helium

  • Artist: Tin Hat Trio
  • Song: Helium
  • From: Helium

The Tin Hat Trio contributed the original images used for our multimedia program here.

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Helium
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Tin Hat Trio
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Angel

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Way to Blue

Pink Moon

  • Artist: Nick Drake
  • Song: Pink Moon
  • From: Way to Blue: An Introduction to Nick Drake

Twenty five years after his death, Nick Drake's music is finding more recognition than ever before.

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Way to Blue
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Nick Drake
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Island

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