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From coffeehouses to punk clubs, Matt Haimovitz has played his cello in some surprising places.

Listen From Schubert To Hendrix: Guest DJ Matt Haimovitz

November 15, 2012 – Hear an eclectic mix of music as the adventurous cellist spins his favorites in the studio.


Clockwise from upper left: Neil Young with Patti Smith, Hank Williams, Jimi Hendrix, Neil Young, Maureen Gray.

Read Guest DJ Patti Smith

June 19, 2012 – The singer describes the many influences and inspirations behind her latest album, Banga.


Amy Winehouse.

Watch Amy Winehouse And The Sad Story Of The 27s

July 23, 2011 – Yet another talented, troubled musician just happened to die at 27. What is it about that age?

Jimi Hendrix

Listen Jimi Hendrix, Before He Was Famous

December 21, 2010 – A new box set showcases Hendrix's work as a sideman for a number of famous musicians.


Daniel Lanois

Listen Guest DJ Daniel Lanois

November 9, 2010 – This week on All Songs Considered, the legendary musician and producer shares some of his favorites.


Jimi Hendrix

Listen Jimi Sounds Like A Rainbow: Hendrix For Kids

October 24, 2010 – Author Gary Golio says that there are many important lessons to be learned from the young Hendrix.


Listen Send My Love To Linda: An Untold Jimi Hendrix Story

September 15, 2010 – John Ridley uncovers one of the least-told stories in rock history: Jimi Hendrix and Linda Keith.


The Turtle Island Quartet

Listen Turtle Island Quartet Re-Imagine Jimi Hendrix, With Strings

August 28, 2010 – The string quartet, known for their jazzy chamber music, takes on a new challenge: Jimi Hendrix.


John Lydon (Johnny Rotten)

Listen John Lydon, aka Johnny Rotten, Plays DJ And Skewers Bob Boilen

May 11, 2010 – Lydon spins some of his favorite music on All Songs Considered, and gets in a few digs.


Angus Young

Read The Guitar Hero's Workout: Shred The Pounds Away

April 15, 2010 – We compiled the best guitar moves to build both your muscles and your godlike mystique.

Jimi Hendrix; credit: Hulton Archive

Read Jimi Hendrix On World Cafe WXPN

March 5, 2010 – Valleys of Neptune offers unreleased tracks and alternate versions of Hendrix's classics. WXPN

Jimi Hendrix; credit: Evening Standard/Hulton Archive

Listen Jimi Hendrix's 1969 Album Set For Release

January 11, 2010 – The 12 studio tracks were recorded mostly by the original Jimi Hendrix Experience.


Listen Before I Get Old: 'The 27s' Made Early Exits

April 5, 2009 – Joplin, Hendrix, Cobain: Author Eric Segalstad looks at rockers who died young in The 27s.


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