For Throwback Thursday this week, we look back at the show Robin Hilton called a "near disaster" and Bob Boilen remembers as an all-time favorite.

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KCRW

The Philly-bred soul singer brings real pathos to the KCRW studio for a performance of "Satellites."

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See young jazz musicians honor their departed elders at a cemetery that's more like a hall of fame.

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On Ghost Notes, its first album in nearly a decade and the first by its original members since 1997, Veruca Salt embraces a throwback sound with obvious joy.

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The witty musician sits in a sweet spot where her charm and humor attract traditional country die-hards and pop fans alike. Ann Powers explores other women in country who paved the path.

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