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NPR's Lynn Neary talks storytelling with John Darnielle, the creative force behind the indie-folk band The Mountain Goats and author of the new novel Wolf In White Van.

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We've all been put on hold. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to journalist Tom Vanderbilt, who says that music on the other end of the phone line helps keep customers sane while they wait.

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Bob Crewe co-wrote and produced such hits for Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons as "Walk Like A Man," "Rag Doll" and "Sherry." He died Thursday at the age of 83.

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Julie Caine

It began as a conversation over a beer. Now, a collaboration between musicians across the Nile basin has expanded to concert tours, albums and courses at universities in the U.S. and East Africa.

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Griffin plays songs from the rediscovered Silver Bell, as well as a sublime Jimmy Durante cover.

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