This week's playlist includes music by Charles Mingus, Bessie Smith, Don Gibson, Ravi Shankar, Muddy Waters and more.
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Willie Nile's new "One Guitar" debuts here with some explanation by the artist: "'One Guitar' is a song about what one guitar and one voice can do to help make things better in this world."
This week's playlist includes music by Elvis, Mae West, Peaches, Dinah Washington, Dead Kennedys, and more.
Joni Mitchell's extraordinary first decade of releases features some of the best recorded music of the 20th century.
This week our playlist includes music by John Coltrane & Miles Davis, Johnny Cash, Charles Mingus, Sophie Tucker, and more.
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This week our playlist includes music by Charles Mingus, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, Artur Schnabel, Bessie Smith and more.
African Americans have played a pivotal but often forgotten role in the history of Los Angeles. From the days of the pueblo, through the civil rights ...
On Woody Guthrie: "in a short life he saw so much, but he was really present and there with people. I think he's just really vital, not just in his vision, but as a spokesman for America."
Chick Corea's new album, Forever, is a two-disc set, with the first disc being acoustic, and the second disc with a full band and guests. For the first disc, I asked him if it was a return to Return To Forever.
The reality talent show -- which under Simon Cowell searched relentlessly for the next big pop star, according to the man's definition -- is no longer blindered to other musical genres.
This week, we feature music by Iggy Pop, Sean Hayes, The Leftovers, Joanna Newsom, Donna Summer, Oppenheimer and more.
As we enter the second week of Black History Month, New York City is offering a host of activities to participate in. There are lectures, concerts, fi...
Mostly celebrating jazz's 1959 frontier, six classic albums have been re-imagined as Legacy Editions, expanding each of the originals by adding an extra disc.
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