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Jonas Gwangwa was a member of The Jazz Epistles, and later composed the score to the film ‘Cry Freedom,’ the Richard Attenborough drama about South African activist Steve Biko.

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Review: The oddly intriguing new HBO series 'Painting with John' is a kind of sequel to his early-'90s cult series 'Fishing with John,' in which musician (and novice fisherman) John Lurie lured friends like Tom Waits and Willem Dafoe out on a boat.

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In 1968, Dusty Springfield headed to the U.S. after signing with Atlantic Records. Her acclaimed recordings from that period are collected in the new anthology, 'Dusty Springfield: The Complete Atlantic Singles. 1968-1971.'

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Watch @maxrichtermusic play six tranquil but probing pieces from a bucolic south England setting, complete with two canine companions, in a new Tiny Desk (home) concert.

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Rep. James E. Clyburn has filed a bill in Congress that would make "Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing" the U.S. national hymn.

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For his first solo album, @Mattberninger wanted to create something warm and welcoming, partly inspired by Willie Nelson's 1978 album 'Stardust.' Hear more on @worldcafe.

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Replying to @pchh: Last night PCHH took home the Best Pop Culture Podcast award from the 2021 @iHeartRadio Podcast Awards! Thanks to all who voted f…

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Start your weekend with @allsongs New Music Friday! On this week's Friday episode, hear selections from essential new releases from @pharoahemonch⁩, @BRSKash, @rhye, @weareTYPHOON⁩, @palberta5000⁩ and @WillieJones.⁩

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Replying to @nprclassical: Watch @maxrichtermusic, in a bucolic southern England setting, play six of his most tranquil, yet probing pieces in this…

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Last night PCHH took home the Best Pop Culture Podcast award from the 2021 @iHeartRadio Podcast Awards! Thanks to all who voted for us -- it was an especially tough category this year, filled with some of our favorite podcasts.

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Watch @maxrichtermusic, in a bucolic southern England setting, play six of his most tranquil, yet probing pieces in this #tiny desk (home) concert.

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Replying to @annkpowers: Black women are the "crucial resource" shoring up the late Phil Spector's musical legacy -- thanks for this piece Maureen M…

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Black women are the "crucial resource" shoring up the late Phil Spector's musical legacy -- thanks for this piece Maureen Mahon

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Kurt Vile (@therealkurtvile) had a plan to record an album in Nashville that was nearly 5 years in the making. Hear the full story of what happened, plus tracks from his new collection 'Speed, Sound, Lonely, KV (ep)' on today's @worldcafe.

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Replying to @totalvibration: Just added @matthewewhite & @lonnieholley's oblong fusion jam "This Here Jungle of Moderness/Composition 14" to @nprmus…

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Replying to @WorldCafe: In this episode, @therealkurtvile shares the story of how he got to work with his musical hero, @JohnPrineMusic.
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In this episode, @therealkurtvile shares the story of how he got to work with his musical hero, @JohnPrineMusic.

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Just added @matthewewhite & @lonnieholley's oblong fusion jam "This Here Jungle of Moderness/Composition 14" to @nprmusic's Press Pause playlist. White's normally all over producer credits, so it's nice to see him back as An Artist!

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The full impact of Phil Spector's musical legacy is impossible to measure without accounting for the creative labor of the Black women whose voices are essential to Spector's "wall of sound."

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Watch 10th grader Nora Brown perform a set of traditional Appalachian folk music for Tiny Desk meets @globalFEST_NYC.

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Your weekly @nprclassical playlist refresh is here. This week, in honor of inaugural fanfare, a few less familiar fanfares over the ages from the likes of Claude Debussy, Igor Stravinsky, Joan Tower and Sufjan Stevens.

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Replying to @totalvibration: We've started a new Press Pause playlist for 2021! These are the new songs that the @nprmusic staff deems essential, up…

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Our ⏯️ Press Pause playlist is back for 2021! Listen and subscribe to keep track of new songs deemed absolutely essential by members of the NPR Music staff.

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We've started a new Press Pause playlist for 2021! These are the new songs that the @nprmusic staff deems essential, updated regularly. I added tracks by @vagabonvagabon, @palewaves and @MonolordSweden.

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🏡 @puptheband refused to dial down the volume for its Tiny Desk (home) concert, filmed from a neatly-furnished living room complete with an Ontario pennant.

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