NPR's Top 100 American Musical Works

Last year, National Public Radio asked listeners to vote on the most important American musical works of the 20th century. From nearly 14,000 votes we have compiled a list of 100. Today we begin a year-long series of stories on some of these pieces. Today we feature some musicians and listeners, who came to the studios of several member stations to talk about the songs they chose, and the reason behind their decisions.

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