Songs We Love archive
Read Songs We Love: Disney Songwriters The Sherman Brothers
March 7, 2012 – NPR staffers celebrate the men behind "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" with their memories.
Read Hear 5 Etta James Recordings
January 21, 2012 – A string of stunning '60s singles cemented James as one of the great female vocalists of all time.
Read Steve Reich: Music We Love Q2
Read Madonna: Songs We Love
Read Marvin Gaye's 'What's Going On': Songs We Love
Read Roy Orbison: Songs We Love
April 27, 2011 – Orbison's biggest hits, like "Oh, Pretty Woman" and "Crying," are indelible. Hear eight of the best.
Read Songs We Love: Going Postal KUT
Read Songs We Love: The Best Of 'Soul Train'
November 2, 2010 – We've pulled out four terrific videos to give us a reason to start a Soul Train Line here at NPR.
Read Songs We Love: The Rolling Stones' 'Exile On Main Street'
May 13, 2010 – Preview the unreleased material as musicians expound on the album's lasting influence.
Read Pavement: Songs We Love
Read Chopin We Love
February 28, 2010 – Hear NPR contributors' favorite Chopin performances on the 200th anniversary of his birth.
Read Elvis Presley At 75: Songs We Love
Read Def Jam's 25th Anniversary: Songs We Love
December 31, 2009 – Def Jam's box set contains some of the most amazing music released since the dawn of hip-hop.