Billie Holiday, The Magnetic Fields, the Jesus and Mary Chain, More : All Songs Considered On this edition of All Songs Considered: rare live recordings from Billie Holiday; inspired new music from the Magnetic Fields and more.

Billie Holiday, The Magnetic Fields, the Jesus and Mary Chain, More

Billie Holiday, The Magnetic Fields, the Jesus and Mary Chain, More

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On this edition of All Songs Considered: rare live recordings from Billie Holiday; remembering a classic from post-punk group The Jesus and Mary Chain that inspired new music from the Magnetic Fields; a new single from Peter Gabriel from his upcoming CD Big Blue Ball; the "Upper West Side Soweto" sound of Vampire Weekend; the wintry songs of Bon Iver; handmade music from Fire on Fire.

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Magnetic Fields

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Billie Holiday, The Magnetic Fields, the Jesus and Mary Chain, More

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The Jesus and Mary Chain

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Peter Gabriel

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Vampire Weekend

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Vampire Weekend's 'Mansard Roof'

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Billie Holiday

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Bon Iver

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Fire on Fire

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