Mom And Dad's Record Collection
Stories about songs our parents taught us.
Don McLean's song helped a listener "bridge a gap between [her] long-deceased father and baby boy."
Recent Mom And Dad's Record Collection
August 30, 2012 A listener explains how one of her parents' favorite songs became a fitting symbol of their romance.
August 16, 2012 An NPR listener spent his childhood playing his father's copy of The Beatles over and over.
August 7, 2012 The Pulitzer-winning columnist says he'll never forget the way his mother sang Nat King Cole songs.
July 26, 2012 A listener grew up hating her dad's musical taste, especially Warren Zevon's "Werewolves in London."
July 19, 2012 Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane (son of John and Alice) recalls a childhood filled with symphonic music.
July 3, 2012 An NPR listener recalls hearing Diamond's most patriotic song before coming to America.