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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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06Me & Magdalena

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    Me & Magdalena
    Album
    Good Times!
    Artist
    The Monkees
    Label
    Warner Bros.
    Released
    2016

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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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NPR Music listeners picked James Blake's "I Need A Forest Fire" as their favorite song this week. Frank Hoensch/Redferns via Getty Images hide caption

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All Songs +1: This Week's Number One Song

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Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks Right Now

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