NPR's Scott Detrow speaks with Johnny Cash historian Mark Stielper and Cash's son, John Carter Cash, on their book, Johnny Cash: The Life in Lyrics and the Man in Black's legacy as a songwriter.
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NPR's Scott Simon talks with conductor Marin Alsop about the 30th anniversary of "Too Hot To Handel" — a modern take on Handel's baroque classic, "Messiah."
The brothers behind the pop band AJR lost their father just prior to the release of their latest album The Maybe Man. NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with Adam, Jack and Ryan Met.
In Nigeria, the sudden death of an Afropop star two months ago sparked a country wide outpouring of grief — and many questions. There are concerns about the integrity of the police investigation.
Moran plays from his latest recording, which borrows from the music of James Reese Europe, the composer who led the Harlem Hellfighters regiment band during WWI. Originally broadcast Aug. 7, 2023.
Morning Edition remembers Classical Music Commentator Miles Hoffman by replaying one of his Thanksgiving commentaries. Hoffman died earlier this year of leukemia. He was 71.
Don't be the only one at the table who's behind on the season's hottest romance plot.
Trumpeter Jon-Erik Kellso and guitarist Matt Munisteri, founding members of the NY band The EarRegulars, play tunes from their new album, Live at the Ear Inn.
The 1984 gas leak in Bhopal, India, killed thousands. New research finds babies born to mothers who were pregnant at the time have suffered long-term impacts worse than those directly exposed.