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50 Songs That Define The Stones; Savages Plays Live; Rare Recordings From Native American Groups

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Savages Savages (Courtesy of the artist)

In this epiosde: Bill Janovitz -- writer and founder the ‘90's alternative rock band Buffalo Tom --  talks about a new collection of essays about 50 Rolling Stones songs. 

Plus: Last year the British post-punk band Savages was hailed as one of the best new bands in the U.K. — and at the time, only had one or two songs to its credit. Now that the group's brutal and elegant debut, Silence Yourself, is out, the reviews are in — and they are rave. They play live

And: Columbia University’s Center for Ethnomusicology is voluntarily returning — to several Native American groups — a treasure trove of rare recordings of traditional songs and dances.  Aaron Fox, Associate Professor of music at Columbia and former director of the Center, explains why.


Aaron Fox, Bill Janovitz and Savages

Rare Recordings Returned To Native Americans

Professor Aaron Fox discusses how Columbia University is returning a treasure trove of rare recordings to Native American groups.


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