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Read The Rolling Stones And Hyde Park In 1969
Watch Remembering Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer Robert Ward
April 3, 2013 – The composer is best remembered for his operatic retelling of Arthur Miller's play The Crucible.
Watch Metz: NPR Front Row
Read Mark Lanegan: A Secret Rock Star Still Shines Darkly
April 2, 2013 – Still best known as the singer for grunge-era group Screaming Trees, Mark Lanegan has stayed busy.
Read Update: Is It Legal To Sell Your Old MP3s? Judge Says No.*
April 1, 2013 – ReDigi wanted to be the digital version of a used record store.
Watch Producer Phil Ramone, Who Made The Simple Sublime, Dies
March 30, 2013 – Phil Ramone made classic albums by Paul Simon and Bob Dylan by keeping his own work invisible.
Watch Remembering Paul Williams, Founder Of Rock Magazine 'Crawdaddy!'
March 30, 2013 – Paul Williams started the first American rock magazine as a college student in 1966.
Watch Jace Clayton Revives A Forgotten Voice From New York's Vanguard
March 30, 2013 – Clayton's new album is a tribute to Julius Eastman, a singular composer who burned out too early.
Watch The Many Sounds Of 1993 Bay Area Rap
Listen Deke Richards, Motown Producer And Songwriter, Dies
March 26, 2013 – He was behind such hits as The Jackson Five's "ABC."
Watch Depeche Mode: A Dark And Steady 'Machine' KCRW
Read Bebo Valdés, Giant Of Cuban Music, Is Dead
Watch Remembering Risë Stevens, A Star Of Opera And Pop Culture
March 21, 2013 – The mezzo with the smoky, sultry voice defined Carmen for generations. Stevens died Wednesday at 99.
Read Is It Legal To Sell Your Old MP3s?