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For Rodney Crowell, A Godfather Of Americana, The Work Is Never Finished

At age 67, Rodney Crowell has become the literarily inclined elder statesman of the Americana scene. His new album, Acoustic Classics, is a look back at the songs of his career's many seasons.

Nest Made in M, Smuv
In My Feelings Instrumental Drake
Purbasha Sabzi

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'I Know How Far I Can Go': Black Entrepreneurs Overcome Challenges In Brazil

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Motherland Abay Mulatu Astatke
Good to Be Back Home (Instrumental) Charles Bradley

President Trump delivers remarks before signing tariff proclamations on steel and aluminum imports at the White House on March 8. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (second from left), Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro look on. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Congressional Republicans Struggle To Push Back On Trump's Tariffs

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Mellowmondays Philanthrope
Crazy for Your Love (Instrumental) Charles Bradley
Ginza Samba Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete
Dance of Death Andrew Bird
Munayé (My Muna) Mulatu Astatqé

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For Rodney Crowell, A Godfather Of Americana, The Work Is Never Finished

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Ethio Invention No. 1 Andrew Bird
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The Game - Instrumental Gabriel Garzon-Montano
Cantiga - Instrumental Gabriel Garzon-Montano
My Balloon - Instrumental Gabriel Garzon-Montano

For Ed Cage, 45, and his daughter, Nicole Paris, 26, beatboxing is a way of communicating with each other. Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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A Father-Daughter Bond Kept Tight By Beatboxing

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Bird's Lament - Original Mix Moondog

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Fast-Food Chains Back Away From Limits On Whom They Hire

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Everybody Loves the Sunshine Roy Ayers
Vibrations Roy Ayers
Liquid Love Roy Ayers
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