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WNYC News

Elaine Rivera, 54, Former WNYC Reporter

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Elaine Rivera, a compassionate, funny, incisive journalist who worked at WNYC from 2006 until 2009, has died. She was 54.

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New Sounds

Musical Tributes

Saturday, July 20, 2013

We’ll hear musical tributes aplenty on this New Sounds program, many of them by guitarists heaping their thanks to other artists.  We’ll hear notes of appreciation from Michael Hedges to Pierre Bensusan, from Bill Frisell to Boubacar Traoré, from trumpeter Dave Douglas to Bill Frisell, and a little exchange between Stefan Grossman and John Fahey.  Plus, tributes to Angelique Kidjo, Leo Kottke, and Philip Glass, and a few others.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Obituary of the Day: Dr. Joyce Brothers

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

New York Times obituaries editor, Bill McDonald, discusses one person's life featured on today's obituary page. Today's person is Dr. Joyce Brothers.

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Soundcheck

Gig Alert: A Tribute to Nico by John Cale

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

John Cale curates a star-studded tribute show to Nico at BAM Wednesday night. Download the John Cale original track "I Wanna Talk 2 U."

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New Sounds

Musical Tributes

Monday, June 25, 2012

We’ll hear musical tributes aplenty on this New Sounds program, many of them by guitarists heaping their thanks to other artists.  We’ll hear notes of appreciation from Michael Hedges to Pierre Bensusan, from Bill Frisell to Boubacar Traoré, from trumpeter Dave Douglas to Bill Frisell, and a little exchange between Stefan Grossman and John Fahey.  Plus, tributes to Angelique Kidjo, Leo Kottke, and Philip Glass, and a few others.

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New Sounds

Musical Tributes

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

We’ll hear musical tributes aplenty on this New Sounds program, many of them by guitarists heaping their thanks to other artists.  We’ll hear notes of appreciation from Michael Hedges to Pierre Bensusan, from Bill Frisell to Boubacar Traoré, from trumpeter Dave Douglas to Bill Frisell, and a little exchange between Stefan Grossman and John Fahey.  Plus, tributes to Angelique Kidjo, Leo Kottke, and Philip Glass, and a few others. 

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Studio 360

Filipino Inmates' Tribute to MJ

Sunday, June 28, 2009

This is amazing. Especially a few minutes in when they bring out the banner with a giant Christ-like image of Michael. (See also my earlier post with their original "Thriller" performance from '07.) Thanks to Jocelyn Gonzales for this link.

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