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Amelia Earhart: Audio Expedition

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Thursday, July 05, 2012

It was 75 years ago that Amelia Earhart disappeared while attempting to fly around the world. Now, there’s an expedition underway to try to solve, finally, the mystery of what happened to her. The pioneering aviator has inspired many a song - and today, we're playlisting some of them. Listen here.

Amelia Earhart: Queen Of The Air

75 years ago, Amelia Earhart disappeared while attempting to fly around the world. Now, there’s an expedition underway to try to solve, finally, the mystery of what happened to her. Over the years she’s become a kind of metaphor for being lost and alone - especially for artists. We've put together a playlist inspired by the pioneering aviator, including songs from Joni Mitchell, Everclear, The Handsome Family and more.

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