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Billie Holiday topped Jazz24's list of the greatest jazz vocal songs with "Strange Fruit."
We asked our audience to rank their favorite lyrical songs in the jazz canon. Listen to the results.
October 1, 2012 Hear a mix of the kind of rough, earthy Southern blues music you might hear in a smoky juke joint.
June 25, 2012 An introduction to the subgenre that embodies the yin and yang of melody and dissonance.
November 16, 2012 Discover the 100 songs Fiona Ritchie considers the bedrock of any Celtic music collection.
March 28, 2013 Listen to a continuous mix of songs curated by KUNM's Cecilia Webb, host of Train to Glory.
March 13, 2013 Listen to a mix of 100 essential songs from the troubled but musically rich West African country.
March 5, 2013 Download 100 songs by artists worth discovering at SXSW 2013, plus details on NPR's Austin events.
December 5, 2012 DJs and music directors curate a 24/7 continuous mix collecting their favorite music of the year.
October 29, 2012 Dive into a continuous mix of house, techno and hardcore anthems from 1980s, '90s and 2000s.
October 28, 2012 Murder ballads, ghost stories and goblin myths abound in a mix of spooky songs from Folk Alley.
October 9, 2012 Eleven college radio stations pick which bands deserve attention at this year's CMJ Music Marathon.
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