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Amy Grant maps her fabulous, four-decade career with some of her coziest and heartfelt Christmas songs, not to mention a delightful version of “Jingle Bells.” Continue Reading Tiny Desk Concert: Amy Grant Shines In Normal ‘Tennessee Christmas’ Fashion
More than 40 years after its release, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Sweet Home Alabama is still one of the most recognized rock anthems celebrating the deep South. It’s also a song with a complicated legacy. Continue Reading American Anthem: Unfurling ‘Sweet Home Alabama,’ A Tapestry Of Southern Discomfort
Wilson, who won three Grammy awards and recorded more than 60 albums, died at her California home Thursday after a long illness. From 1996-2005, she hosted NPR’s documentary series Jazz Profiles. Continue Reading Nancy Wilson, Legendary Vocalist And NPR ‘Jazz Profiles’ Host, Dies At 81
‘Tis the season for all manner of festivities, from celebrations of the holidays at home to premieres of new works for the theatre. In fact, many productions enjoyed their first performances at this special time of year. Continue Reading ‘Tis The Season Of Firsts: December Classical Music Premieres Through The Years
The country legend talks about creating the soundtrack to Dumplin’, the new Netflix film starring Jennifer Aniston that’s inspired by her music. Continue Reading ‘Dream It On Through’: Dolly Parton On Her New Album, Inspiring Young People And More
An elite music college in Princeton, N.J., is up for sale. Its prospective buyer is a for-profit Chinese company — which is partially owned by the Beijing municipal government. Continue Reading Why Is The Chinese Government Trying To Buy A Selective Music School In New Jersey?