Wednesday, November 16, 2011
By NPR Staff
In September, the band that rose from the kudzu-covered town of Athens, Ga., to dominate college radio and sell nearly 85 million albums worldwide announced it was breaking up. Singer Michael Stipe and bassist Mike Mills discuss R.E.M.'s 31-year history, and the end of the band as we know it.
Friday, August 19, 2011
When Cash was 18, her father (you know him as Johnny) presented her with a gift: a list of 100 essential country songs to help the budding singer-songwriter connect with and better understand the music that came before her. After holding on to it for the past few decades, Rosanne Cash decided to turn that gift into The List, her new album.
Sunday, June 19, 2011
By Marc Hirsh
He played the final minute of "Thunder Road," one the most transcendent moments in all rock n' roll.