Ziggy Stardust At 40, Calexico In The Studio

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Today on Soundcheck, host John Schaefer reflects on David Bowie's classic rock opera concept album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars, which turned 40 earlier this year.

Then, uncovering the story behind political lyrics in the Cole Porter classic "You're The Top."

Also, the Southwest-infused folk rock of Calexico, in the studio.