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A Californian by way of North Dakota, with a voice that belies his gender, the singer-songwriter takes pride in being hard to pin down.

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Frannie Kelley for NPR

In honor of Black History Month we went down to NPR's Washington, D.C., headquarters to show Sam Greenlee's 1973 film and host a conversation about its resonance.

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Rich McKie/WXPN

The man who chooses music for shows like Weeds and True Blood discusses making his own album.

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Joshua Black Wilkins/Courtesy of the Artist

The retro singer-songwriter proclaims his love for a charming and alarming Hoosier girl who bats right, throws left.

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Buck Lewis

Our recurring puzzler for careful listeners features this week a selection of drum fills handpicked by Steve Jordan. Hear the fill and match it to the song.

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