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Bob Boilen

Bob Boilen appears in the following:

Remembering Greg Lake, The 'Lucky Man'

Thursday, December 08, 2016

Emerson Lake & Palmer's singer and co-creator, who died Wednesday, was at the forefront of a movement that took rock in a new literate — and liberating — direction.

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Bob Boilen's Top 10 Albums Of 2016

Thursday, December 08, 2016

The All Songs Considered and Tiny Desk host shares his favorite recordings of the year.

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All Songs Considered: The Year In Music 2016

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

We take a chronological audio stroll through 2016, looking at memorable moments and important releases with NPR Music's Ann Powers and Stephen Thompson.

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Pinegrove: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, December 02, 2016

There's a confessional quality to the songs of Pinegrove that feels reassuring. Watch the New Jersey band squeeze four songs into a scrappy, warmhearted 13-minute set.

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All Songs +1: Peter Silberman On Compassion, Impermanence And Hearing Loss

Thursday, December 01, 2016

The Antlers' singer discusses coming back to music after temporarily losing his hearing and how that's changed his sound.

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Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Live In Concert

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Watch the singer and her band perform three ferocious songs from her "Lincoln Center Out Of Doors" set, recorded live at New York's Damrosch Park.

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New Mix: Laura Marling, Weyes Blood, Sam Phillips, More

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

On this week's show: Songs about the indomitable human spirit. Plus, music plucked from a honey jar (seriously).

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Margo Price: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, November 28, 2016

On the morning after Election Day, the Nashville musician and her band visited the Tiny Desk to play three cathartic country songs loaded with new political meaning.

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Yusuf / Cat Stevens Lovingly Remakes His Very First Song For Third Man Records

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

While in Nashville, Yusuf / Cat Stevens was asked by Jack White's Third Man Records to do something special. The result is this remake of a song released 50 years ago, "I Love My Dog."

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New Mix: Some Of The Best Songs We Missed This Year

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Before being consumed by our year-end coverage, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton hit the pause button to catch up on some of the great music they missed this year.

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New Music From Sylvan Esso = More Bubbly Joy

Friday, November 18, 2016

The quirky North Carolina duo's new song "Kick Jump Twist" will improve your morning.

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First Watch: L.A. Salami, 'Going Mad As The Street Bins'

Thursday, November 17, 2016

This British songwriter channels the fierceness first heard in Dylan's Highway 61 Revisited, but this has the prowess of today's best hip-hop.

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New Mix: The Songs Remain The Same, But All The Meanings Have Changed

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

When profound change happens in life, the meaning of the music you hear tends to change, too. On this week's show: Songs both light and dark in a post-election world.

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First Watch: Sinkane, 'U'Huh'

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Sinkane's new music is reminiscent of Bob Marley: You'll find a party in the beat, but there's a deeper, hopeful meaning inside this song.

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First Watch: Agnes Obel, 'It's Happening Again'

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Watch a video for an eerie yet comforting song from the Danish singer's new album, Citizen Of Glass.

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Guest DJ: Matty Healy Of The 1975 On Making Music From Now On

Monday, November 14, 2016

The frontman for The 1975 says today's political climate has him thinking more seriously about writing songs that mean something.

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John Paul White: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, November 14, 2016

Formerly half of The Civil Wars, the singer-songwriter returns to perform three rearranged songs from his solo debut, Beulah.

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Guest DJ Nick Mason On Pink Floyd's Early Years

Friday, November 11, 2016

As a gigantic 27-disc box-set history of Pink Floyd is released, the band's drummer discusses those early years and the other music that inspired him.

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Adam Torres: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, November 11, 2016

The Austin singer-songwriter showcases his high, lonesome voice and atmospheric storytelling in three songs — one unreleased and one from his gorgeous new album, Pearls To Swine.

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The Night I Heard The Best Live Music Ever

Thursday, November 10, 2016

All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen remembers what it was like seeing Pink Floyd play The Dark Side Of The Moon live, before most fans even knew what it was.

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