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Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Children inherit more than genes and mannerisms from their parents -- especially when those parents are musicians. Today, Rosanne Cash debuts The List, an album that explores songs handed down to her by her father, the late country legend Johnny Cash. And: the daughter of another musical dynasty, singer-songwriter Bebel Gilberto, joins music critic Tom Moon and our live audience in the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space to pick the songs we want to leave for future generations.


Rosanne Cash, Bebel Gilberto and Tom Moon

Songs the Kids Should Know

The digital age has made it easier than ever to share music. But which songs do we want to preserve within our families? Today, in a live broadcast from WNYC's Greene Space, we look at "musical inheritances," the songs we want to pass down to future generations. Joining us are ...

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Rosanne Cash and "The List"

In the early 1970s, country legend Johnny Cash gave his daughter Rosanne a list of "100 essential country songs" that included tunes from Jimmie Rodgers, Merle Haggard, Bob Dylan, and Cash himself. Her upcoming album, The List, pays tribute to that study guide (with a little help from Elvis Costello, ...

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