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The Wronglers with Jimmie Dale Gilmore

Read Jimmie Dale Gilmore: Old-Time Sounds On 'Heirloom Music'

March 9, 2011 – Gilmore travels back to the 1930s for inspiration on his upcoming album, Heirloom Music.

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Rodney Crowell.

Listen Visiting Rodney Crowell's Dark, Raucous Childhood

February 9, 2011 – The country singer plays several songs based on his childhood memoir, Chinaberry Sidewalks.

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From the top left, clockwise: Rocketnumbernine, Steffi, Factory Floor and Francesco Tristano.

Listen Electronic Edition: Blondes, Factory Floor, More

February 1, 2011 – Electronic music gets another turn in the spotlight this week on All Songs Considered.

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Wanda Jackson and 'The Party Ain't Over' producer Jack White.

Listen Wanda Jackson: Getting The 'Party' Started

January 28, 2011 – The Queen of Rockabilly explains what it was like to tour with Elvis Presley in the 1950s.

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Charlie Louvin

Listen Charlie Louvin: Remembering Country's Harmonizer

January 27, 2011 – Fresh Air remembers influential the country-music legend, who died Wednesday at age 83.

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Day two of the Electric Daisy Carnival electronic music festival at the L.A. Coliseum on June 26, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

Watch The Year In Music: Dubstep's Identity Crisis

December 30, 2010 – The style of dance music has branched into two genres, and fans of one are rarely fond of the other.

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Frank Loesser

Listen Celebrating Frank Loesser With Michael Feinstein

November 25, 2010 – Michael Feinstein talks with Terry Gross about the composer of Guys and Dolls.

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Dave Holland, Pepe Habichuela

Listen Dave Holland Finds A New Journey In Flamenco

November 16, 2010 – The jazz bassist explores unfamiliar terrain on his new album, Hands, with help from a close friend.

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Reid's Records

Read Reid's Records: 65 Years Of Family-Owned Gospel

October 6, 2010 – Open since 1945, Reid's has survived changes in the neighborhood and the music industry.

Armin Van Buuren

Read Armin Van Buuren: 24 Hour DJ

September 14, 2010 – The world's most popular DJ gives himself a new challenge: a 24 hour radio show.

Listen Nels Cline: In The Avant-Garde Spotlight WXPN

December 28, 2009 – Cline's new solo album, Coward, is a collection of distorted yet delicate abstractions. WXPN

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Listen For Pakistani Rockers, A Plugged-In Protest

August 23, 2009 – Songs of the Communist rock band Laal are the soundtrack to Pakistan's lawyers' movement.

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Listen A Neighborhood Enterprise For The 21st Century

July 22, 2009 – There are now repair people who will pull up in their vans and fix your mp3 player, or your iPhone.

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Listen A Cappella Singers Go Mouth-O A Mouth-O

July 16, 2009 – Hairspray and harmonizing were hallmarks of the 25th annual Harmony Sweepstakes in California.

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