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In Memoriam: 2013

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In Memoriam: 2013

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In Memoriam: 2013

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Let's take a moment now to remember some of the musicians we lost this past year - from George Jones to Lou Reed, Donald Byrd, Richie Havens, Van Cliburn, Patty Andrews, so many more. We'll let their music speak for them.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG "SHE THINKS I STILL CARE")

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "LE METEQUE")

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "WALK ON THE WILD SIDE")

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "LIGHT MY FIRE")

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "TURN ON YOUR LOVE LIGHT")

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "I WISH YOU LOVE")

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "TENNESSEE WALTZ")

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG "BLAME IT ON THE BOSSA NOVA")

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "BOOGIE WOOGIE BUGLE BOY")

(SOUNDBITE OF JAZZ SONG, "HUSH")

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "KONGUREY")

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC, BACH, "CELLO SUITE NO. 2 IN D MINOR")

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "SONG FOR ATHENE")

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "HOW GREAT THOU ART")

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "PAPA WAS A ROLLING STONE")

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "FREEDOM")

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "STONES OF ORION")

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "CRAZY ARMS")

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "THE SAGE")

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "ALL ACROSS THE CITY")

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "LONG AGO (AND FAR AWAY)")

GREENE: Lovely music. That tribute to the musicians who died this year opened and closed with our late colleague, Marian McPartland.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "LONG AGO (AND FAR AWAY)")

GREENE: And this is NPR News.

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)

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