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Mountain Stage
2:54 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

David Wax Museum On Mountain Stage

David Wax Museum.
Mountain Stage

David Wax Museum makes its third visit to Mountain Stage, recorded live on the campus of the North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minn. Led by singers and multi-instrumentalists David Wax and Suze Slezak, the group has been hailed by NPR's Bob Boilen as "pure, irresistible joy."

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Music
1:38 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

The Mysterious Case of Arthur Conley, Otis Redding's Protege

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TERRY GROSS, HOST:

This is FRESH AIR. Arthur Conley was Otis Redding's protege, his special project, and had a number of hits before mysteriously disappearing. Our rock historian Ed Ward has uncovered what he can about Redding's story.

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Music News
1:13 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

SBTRKT: 'There's Always A Space You Can Go'

Charlotte Rutherford Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue October 28, 2014 5:30 pm

For more conversations with music-makers, check out NPR's Music Interviews.

Homepage photo: Charlotte Rutherford

All Songs Considered
12:09 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

New Mix: The Velvet Underground, Belle & Sebastian, Grouper, More

Clockwise from top: Belle And Sebastian, Grouper, Bo Ningen, The Velvet Underground
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On this week's All Songs Considered, Robin Hilton shares the first single from Belle & Sebastian's upcoming album, Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance, out Jan. 20. If they're looking for it, "The Party Line" would give those girls what they want — it's a surprisingly bouncy song from the veteran Scottish band.

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World Cafe
9:53 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Annie Lennox On World Cafe

Annie Lennox.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 29, 2014 10:05 am

One half of The Eurythmics with Dave Stewart — with whom she crafted hits like "Here Comes The Rain Again" and "Sweet Dreams" — Annie Lennox has also enjoyed a hugely successful solo career in the past few decades.

Now, she turns to major songs of an earlier era on a new album of jazz standards, Nostalgia. On this episode of World Cafe, Lennox sits down with host David Dye to discuss why she chose certain songs for the album.

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