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Channeling Sinatra? Trump Says He Has Regrets, But Too Few To Mention

NPR | Aug. 24, 2016 8:31 a.m.

Do Donald Trump's comments about regret signal a new phase in the phenomenon? They might as easily be heard as a variation on what Trump has sounded from the beginning: Same song, different verse.

Nation | Music

John Lennon's Deportation Fight Paved Way For Obama's Deferred Action Policy

NPR | Aug. 24, 2016 5:34 a.m.

John Lennon once fought a deportation order to stay in the U.S. His lawyer uncovered documents that eventually led to a program to temporarily protect unauthorized immigrants from deportation.

World | Technology | Music

In Mariachi Music, A Distinctive Yell Speaks To The Soul

NPR | Aug. 23, 2016 7:48 a.m.

The grito is a spontaneous burst of emotion — a shout — that is part of the mariachi tradition. Some younger Mexican-Americans are reclaiming the grito for a new generation.

Business | Nation | Music

Lou Pearlman, Boy Band Manager And Ponzi Schemer, Dies In Prison

NPR | Aug. 22, 2016 9:11 a.m.

Lou Pearlman, the impresario behind boy band giants such as the Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC, has died in prison where he is serving a 25-year sentence tied to a $300 million Ponzi scheme.

Technology | Business | Nation | Music

Why Taylor Swift Is Asking Congress To Update Copyright Laws

NPR | Aug. 10, 2016 10:27 a.m.

It's an ongoing standoff between musicians and Google's YouTube: Who should be responsible for removing unauthorized copies of songs posted online?

World | Music

As The Rio Olympics Get Underway, Alt.Latino Shares Its Love For Brazilian Music

NPR | Aug. 5, 2016 7:08 a.m.

Hear Brazilian music, both traditional and modern, from Alt.Latino's vault.

Arts | Entertainment | Music | Nation

MTV Looks To Capitalize On Nostalgia With New 'Classic' Channel

NPR | Aug. 1, 2016 4:18 p.m.

MTV turns 35 Monday, and is marking the occasion with a channel called MTV Classic, which will air MTV programming from the 1990s and 2000s.


Lucy Dacus: Tiny Desk Concert

NPR | July 29, 2016 7:26 a.m.

The Virginia musician writes songs that can be thoughtful, playful and powerful.


David Bald Eagle, Lakota Chief, Musician, Cowboy And Actor, Dies At 97

NPR | July 28, 2016 2:23 p.m.

He was also a war hero and a ballroom dancer — Bald Eagle's life is hard to fit in a headline. He parachuted into Normandy, acted in Westerns and starred in his first feature film at the age of 95.

Music | Election

WATCH: Broadway Stars Perform 'What The World Needs Now...' At DNC

NPR | July 27, 2016 7:22 p.m.

A night filled with heavy speeches about gun violence, national security and climate change gave way to a unifying moment Wednesday night.