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Mountain Stage
11:49 am
Tue October 16, 2012

Rosanne Cash On Mountain Stage

Brian Blauser Mountain Stage

Originally published on Wed October 24, 2012 9:35 am

Rosanne Cash started out working with her father, the late Johnny Cash, then released her own self-titled debut in 1978. She's since made 11 more records and topped various Billboard charts with 11 singles. Refusing to be held by genre limitations, Cash is known variously as a rock, pop, folk and country performer.

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Deceptive Cadence
11:33 am
Tue October 16, 2012

Esa-Pekka Salonen's Excellent Violin Adventure

Composer-conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen's award-winning Violin Concerto receives its debut recording.
Mat Hennek Deutsche Grammophon

Originally published on Wed October 17, 2012 10:42 am

After 17 years molding the Los Angeles Philharmonic into one of the smartest and most adventurous U.S. orchestras, music director Esa-Pekka Salonen called it quits in 2009. Among his reasons for leaving the ensemble was to devote more time to composing.

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Favorite Sessions
11:26 am
Tue October 16, 2012

Night Moves: Laurel Canyon, By Way Of Minnesota

Night Moves performs on The Current.
Nate Ryan The Current

The Minneapolis band Night Moves released its debut album, Colored Emotions, for free online in 2011, setting off a wave of buzz. Its Americana-tinged single "Headlights" became a staple on The Current's airwaves, and the group played the station's seventh birthday party at First Avenue in January of this year.

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Music
10:56 am
Tue October 16, 2012

Lupe Fiasco Pays Tribute To Johnny Cash

Rapper Lupe Fiasco is famous for his edgy rhymes and radical politics. For the Tell Me More series "In Your Ear," Fiasco shares some of the songs that motivate him. That includes Johnny Cash's "Man In Black" that inspired his latest album cover.

The Picture Show
10:18 am
Tue October 16, 2012

Found Photos Of The Rolling Stones: Who Took Them?

Dilettante Art Gallery

Originally published on Tue October 16, 2012 11:38 am

On a recent afternoon at an estate sale outside Los Angeles, Lauren White found about 40 photos of the Rolling Stones taken during their American tour of 1965 — completely unclaimed in an unmarked box.

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