Sarah McCammon speaks with Mexican singer-songwriter Silvana Estrada about her new album, "Marchita."
Scott Simon speaks with British performer Olly Alexander about his new album, "Night Call."
Spector, who died Jan. 12, was part of the 1960s girl group that gave us "Be My Baby." She left the music business for some years but returned to recording in the 1970s. Originally broadcast in 1...
It's an introspective, direct album with heartfelt lyrics and, of course, impeccable production.
Rock & Roll Hall of Famer John Mellencamp returns with his first album of original songs in five years, Strictly a One-Eyed Jack.
Host Christian McBride talks with vocalist and 2020 NEA Jazz Master Bobby McFerrin. We'll hear tracks from his vast catalog, stories from his illustrious career, and an impromptu jam with Christi...
In this session, Sierra Ferrell talks about her life and adventures so far. Plus, you'll hear live recordings of her performances from last years XPoNential Music Festival.
And just like that, Pedro the Lion's new album is out now. Listen to Havasu in its entirety with David Bazan and author Hanif Abdurraqib.
NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer speaks to Texas musician Jana Horn about her debut folk album, "Optimism."
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Grammy-nominated hip-hop artist Cordae about his second full-length album, From A Bird's Eye View, and the benefits and drawbacks of sudden fame.
Bergman and her husband Alan worked together for more than 60 years, writing songs for Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Barbra Streisand and others. Marilyn died Jan. 8. Originally broadcast in 2007.
Spector had suffered from cancer. She recorded a string of pop hits in the 1960s including "Walking In The Rain" and "Be My Baby."
Kyle Burk, co-owner of Washington, D.C.'s, beloved Capitol Hill Books, has released an album he recorded during the pandemic in his store.
NPR's Eyder Peralta speaks with Spanish rapper C. Tangana about his highly-acclaimed and Grammy-nominated album, "El Madrileño."
David Gura talks with banjo star Bela Fleck about his new album, "My Bluegrass Heart," and about his Jan. 9 concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City.