Tag: Music
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Interview
Airdate: November 15, 2011

The singer-songwriter, whose new CD is “Beyond the Sun,” discusses the music of Elvis Presley and, with his guitar, demonstrates why he thinks Presley’s music is “just so damn pretty.”

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Interview
Airdate: June 1, 2005

In June 2005, the hip-hop pioneer-actor told Tavis why he made a lifestyle change.

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Interview
Airdate: November 11, 2011

The 16-time Grammy-winning cellist explains what traveling has done for his music and performs a track from his new bluegrass album “The Goat Rodeo Sessions.”

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October 23rd, 2011

In his quest to seek out the cool stuff, our blogger Jeremy Freed discovers a book of vintage photos, which provides a unique visual of Halloweens of the past and has an interesting connection to a British musician.

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Interview
Airdate: October 25, 2011

Multiple Grammy winner shares the backstory of his hit song “Le Freak” and talks about award-winning songs that he produced for Diana Ross and Madonna.

October 12th, 2011

While the name Lee “Scratch” Perry will no doubt be familiar to reggae fans (as well as more devout followers of The Clash and The Beastie Boys), his influence on modern music, and reggae in particular, is underestimated. A new documentary called The Upsetter plans to change that, spreading the gospel of Perry, one of [...]

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October 10th, 2011

Find out who our blogger Jeremy Freed thinks gets it right in recreating vintage aesthetics in music.

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Interview
Airdate: October 6, 2011

Musician-activist, a k a The Nightwatchman—whose new CD is “World Wide Rebel Songs”—explains how the injustices in the world have made it into his music and shares what the soundtrack for the nation’s current progressive struggle should include.

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Interview
Airdate: September 26, 2011

The rock pioneer discusses his latest projects, including the song he wrote for the new film Machine Gun Preacher, “The Keeper,” which is on his new CD, “Songbook.”

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Interview
Airdate: September 27, 2011

The seven-time Grammy Award-winning superstar—whose new CD is “Miss Little Havana”—shares how she’s been able to balance her career with raising children and reflects on her 33-year marriage.

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