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Muddy Waters in 1979.

Read The Mix: Desperate Music From American Icons FolkAlley

August 20, 2011 – Hear dozens of the songs that inspired Tom Piazza's collection of essays, Devil Sent the Rain. FolkAlley

Clockwise from upper left: Cat Stevens, cover for Violent Femmes, cover for Maggot Brain, cover for Bob Dylan's Highway 61 Revisited.

Listen Summer Music Memories

July 5, 2011 – Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share songs that made their summers growing up, and listeners chime in.

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Suze Rotolo (right) on the cover of Bob Dylan's The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan.

Read Bob Dylan's 70th Birthday On World Cafe WXPN

May 24, 2011 – In this interview with Rotolo, recorded in 2008, she and World Cafe host David Dye discuss her book. WXPN

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Bob Dylan smiles during a meeting with the British press, April 28, 1965.

Read Cake Is Just A Four-Letter Word: Dylan Turns 70 FolkAlley

May 23, 2011 – Bob Dylan is turning 70. Celebrate by listening to a mix that pays tribute to the man. FolkAlley

A levee on the Mississippi River in Louisiana during the Great Flood of 1927.

Watch When The Levee Breaks: Ripples Of The Great Flood

May 18, 2011 – The 1927 Mississippi River flood is widely covered in textbooks, but it comes to life in music.

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'The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan'

Listen Suze Rotolo, Dylan's Cover Girl, Has Died

March 1, 2011 – The New York artist dated Dylan for four years and appeared on one of his most iconic album covers.

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Suze Rotolo, at right with Bob Dylan, chronicled their relationship and the Greenwich Village milieu it played out in, in A Freewheelin' Time: A Memoir of Greenwich Village.

Listen Remembering Suze Rotolo, Dylan's 'Freewheeling' Muse

March 1, 2011 – Fresh Air remembers Rotolo, who heavily influenced Bob Dylan, with excerpts from a 2008 interview.

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US singer-songwriter Bob Dylan plays the

Read Nobody Ruins Dylan Like Dylan

November 15, 2010 – All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen reviews the hit-and-miss Dylan concert he caught this weekend.

cover art for Bob Dylan's 'Witmark Demos'

Read First Listen: Bob Dylan, 'The Witmark Demos 1962-1964'

October 10, 2010 – Hear an exclusive preview of NPR Music's favorites from the two-disc set, to be released on Oct. 19.

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Listen Oddest Musical Pairings

August 9, 2010 – On this edition we look at imaginative collaborations, some brilliant, and some so very, very wrong.

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Listen Annoying Music For Christmas

December 19, 2009 – Just in time for the holidays, Jim Nayder of The Annoying Music Show! offers more Christmas music.

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Sufjan Stevens

Listen All Songs Considered Holiday Music Mix '09

December 18, 2009 – Hear a mix of classic and new holiday songs by Sufjan Stevens, Bob Dylan, Laura Gibson and more.

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