2015 Rock Hall Of Fame Class Includes Lou Reed, Joan Jett, Green Day

NPR |Dec. 16, 2014 5:49 a.m.

The Smiths and N.W.A. were left off of the list of inductees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as Hall voters opted for acts such as Lou Reed, Bill Withers, and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts.

Charli XCX's Stockholm Scream Led To One Big 'Sucker'

NPR |Dec. 13, 2014 11:03 p.m.

Senators meet in a rare Saturday session in hopes of resolving last-minute differences over the omnibus measure before a midnight deadline.

Folk Alley's Top 10 Folk And Americana Albums Of 2014

NPR |Dec. 13, 2014 4:11 p.m.

Race is at the forefront of the current debate over police use of deadly force. But one shooting brought attention to another factor at play when police shoot civilians and receive no punishment.

Russian Pop Stars Pay A Price For Speaking Out On Ukraine

NPR |Dec. 11, 2014 5:44 a.m.

Russian performers who have criticized the country's role in Ukraine have been denounced on TV programs and had concert dates abruptly canceled.

Bob Dylan, In New Album, Will Cover Frank Sinatra

NPR |Dec. 09, 2014 2:17 p.m.

But Dylan in a statement said he doesn't see himself as "covering these songs in any way." Instead, he said he and his band are "uncovering them." Shadows in the Night will be released Feb. 3

In The Italian Alps, Stradivari's Trees Live On

NPR |Dec. 06, 2014 8:51 a.m.

The master luthier's violins include spruce from "The Musical Woods."

World Premiere Videos: Wilbur Dunks A Chicken, Digs Into Indian Food

NPR |Dec. 04, 2014 9:43 a.m.

We proudly present the world premiere of two videos by India's first YouTube star. Life in his father's home village will be celebrated. And yes, a chicken will take a bath.

Hate The Idea Of 'Peter Pan Live'? NBC Is Counting On It

NPR |Dec. 04, 2014 7:40 a.m.

One woman who has experienced abuse on Twitter calls the change "a big step up," as the company changes how it handles harassment and the ability to block other users.

A Tale Of Dueling Ebola Songs: One From Britain, One From Africa

NPR |Dec. 04, 2014 7:34 a.m.

African musicians have recorded a fund-raising song to help fight Ebola. They say it truly reflects what's happening in their homeland — unlike the Brit pop Ebola song "Do They Know It's Christmas?"

Keyboardist Ian McLagan Dies At 69

NPR |Dec. 03, 2014 3:05 p.m.

He was in the English rock bands Small Faces and Faces, and also played keyboard for the Rolling Stones. McLagan died today in Austin, Texas. He was 69.

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