J.D. Souther, who long worked with The Eagles, says there are no rules to crafting a great song. Jeremy Cowart hide caption

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J.D. Souther: A 'Natural History' Of Songwriting

The singer, who long worked with The Eagles, says there are no rules to crafting a great song.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers, left to right: drummer Chad Smith, lead singer Anthony Kiedis, new guitarist Josh Klinghoffer, bassist Flea. Ellen Von Unwerth hide caption

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Jerry Leiber (right) looks over Elvis Presley's shoulder at the sheet music for "Jailhouse Rock" in Los Angeles in 1957. His songwriting partner Mike Stoller stands to the left. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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T-Bone Burnett On World Cafe

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The legendary roots music producer discusses the 10th anniversary of his Grammy-winning soundtrack.

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Eric Hilton and Rob Garza have been recording and performing as Thievery Corporation since the mid-1990s. Their newest album is called Culture of Fear. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Grey Reverend's debut full-length is called Of The Days. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Audra McDonald (left) and Norm Lewis play the title characters in a new and controversial take on Porgy and Bess. Michael J. Lutch/Courtesy of the American Repertory Theater hide caption

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'Porgy And Bess': Messing With A Classic

A new production of the classic Gershwin opera takes a surprisingly story-driven approach.

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Tareq Abboushi leads the New York band Shusmo with his buzuq, a kind of Middle Eastern lute. John Rogers hide caption

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