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Béla Fleck & Edgar Meyer, Railroad Earth, Nick Drake

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Béla Fleck & Edgar Meyer, Railroad Earth, Nick Drake

Béla Fleck & Edgar Meyer, Railroad Earth, Nick Drake

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Jazz clarinetist Dr. Michael White; New Jersey bluegrass band Railroad Earth; Newly discovered music from Nick Drake; Pete Seeger's grandson with The Mammals; Bluegrass Beatles: Phillips, Grier & Flinner. Featured Artist: Béla Fleck and Edgar Meyer.

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Béla Fleck & Edgar Meyer, Railroad Earth, Nick Drake

Music for Two

The One I Left Behind

  • from Music for Two
  • by Béla Fleck/Edgar Meyer

Béla Fleck and Edgar Meyer are known for challenging expectations for their instruments: Fleck on banjo and Meyer on double bass. On this collection of duets, they play everything from Bach to Miles Davis.

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Dancing in the Sky

Algiers Hoodoo Woman

  • from Dancing in the Sky
  • by Michael White

When he's not playing traditional Dixieland jazz, Dr. Michael White teaches Afro-American music at Xavier University.

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The Good Life

Storms

  • from The Good Life
  • by Railroad Earth

A New Jersey bluegrass jam band -- in the country spirit of the Grateful Dead -- this is Railroad Earth's third CD. Hear an early tune on All Songs Considered episode 26.

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Made to Love Magic

Tow the Line

  • from Made to Love Magic
  • by Nick Drake

This newly-discovered tune is part of a collection of rare outtakes and remixes from Nick Drake, who died nearly 30 years ago at the age of 26. See our feature on Nick Drake's album, Pink Moon from All Songs Considered episode 4.

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Rock That Babe

Bad Shoes Blues

  • from Rock That Babe
  • by The Mammals

Writing songs with a social consciousness, this group includes the grandson of Pete Seeger and the daughter of fiddler Jay Ungar; their debut was featured on All Songs Considered episode 46.

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Looking Back

I Want You (She's So Heavy)

  • from Looking Back
  • by Phillips, Grier & Flinner

Bassist Todd Phillips, guitarist David Grier and mandolinist Matt Flinner offer versions of several classic bluegrass tunes along with Jimi Hendrix's "Little Wing" and this song from the Beatles.

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