Bob Boilen Bob Boilen is the creator and host of NPR's All Songs Considered.

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Encore Presentation: The Worst Songs Of All Time?

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New Mix: The Monkees, Esmé Patterson, Adia Victoria, Matt The Electrician, More

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All Songs +1: A Conversation With Paul Simon

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New Mix: The 1975, SOAK Covers Led Zeppelin, A Home Demo From My Morning Jacket, More

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All Songs +1: The Season Of Surprise Albums, From Beyoncé To James Blake

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New Mix: Suuns, Autolux, Adult Jazz, More

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All Songs +1: Electronic Artist Tim Hecker On How He Bends Sound

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