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Louis Armstrong, Lotte Lenya and 'Mack the Knife'
Singer Elliott Smith Dead In Apparent Suicide
Record producers have long been an important, yet silent part of the music industry. That's all is changing. The advent of technology is creating a new breed of producers who are as well known as the artists they produce. Join guest host John Ydstie for an inside look at celebrity producers.
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Black Artists Dominate Billboard's Top 10 List
Closing the Racial Gap in Music
Country Music Legend Johnny Cash Dies at 71
'Three Penny Opera' Turns 75
At PRS Guitars, a Second Golden Age
Country Fiddling: From Back Porch to the City
Smithsonian Honors Jazz Great Artie Shaw