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One year after J.J. Cale's death, his friend and fan Eric Clapton says we still don't know the half of the late songwriter's talent. Read Clapton's extended interview with NPR's Eric Westervelt.
 
Swaying triple time has besotted dancers and musicians alike around the globe. But the quintessential high-society dance has surprisingly indecent roots.
 
<em>Grayfolded</em>, an epic version of over 100 layered versions of the Grateful Dead's signature jam, is being re-released as a triple LP.
 
Neil Young has released a video that shows him recording his take on Scottish folk singer Bert Jansch's "Needle Of Death." The solo acoustic cut appears on Young's new covers album, <em>A Letter Home</em>.
 
Lisa Robinson knows how to talk — and how to make others, especially musicians, <em>want</em> to talk. The veteran rock journalist speaks with NPR's Wade Goodwyn about her four decades behind the scenes.
 
In 1974, sound engineer Owsley Stanley crafted a superior live experience with an enormous conglomeration of amps and speakers called the Wall of Sound. <em>Dave's Picks Volume 9</em> captures this era.
 
"You're listening to a poor Xerox," Young says of the MP3. Watch the singer describe the Pono music player, his attempt to change an audio trend that stresses convenience over quality.
 
Neil Young wants to start a revolution against the MP3. At SXSW, he debuted his biggest weapon, a high-quality digital audio player and music store he's calling Pono.
 
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