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Mom And Dad's Record Collection
4:31 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

An Immigrant's Tale, With Neil Diamond's Siren Song

Neil Diamond's "Coming To America" played an especially memorable part in one NPR listener's adolescence.
Ethan Miller Getty Images

Originally published on Tue July 3, 2012 6:06 pm

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The Record
3:28 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

My American Dream Sounds Like Woody Guthrie And Lila Downs

Lila Downs performs at the Miami International Film Festival in March.
Gustavo Caballero Courtesy of Getty Images

Originally published on Wed July 4, 2012 5:24 pm

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All Songs Considered Blog
3:00 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

Old Music Tuesday: Andy Griffith's 'Flop-Eared Mule'

Andy Griffith as Sheriff Andy Taylor and Ron Howard as his son, "Opie" Taylor sing together in 1962.
CBS via Getty Images

Originally published on Tue July 3, 2012 9:31 pm

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Music Reviews
2:49 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

Serbia's Markovic Orkestar Breaks Boundaries With Brass

Boban and Marko Markovic are the father and son behind Serbia's Markovic Orkestar.
Michael Mann Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue July 3, 2012 6:06 pm

If you're planning a wedding, and looking for music that's fresh, irresistible and completely unexpected, you might want to consider The Boban i Marko Markovic Orkestar, a cutting-edge Gypsy brass band from southern Serbia. A new best-of compilation called Golden Horns puts the group's wild, genre-bending flair on full display.

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A Blog Supreme
1:58 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

Heavy Rotation: George Benson, 'Naima'

George Benson.
Concord Jazz

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 4:28 pm

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