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Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton spin new music from emerging bands and musical icons.


1,000 Recordings To Hear Before You Die

October 13th, 2008

Episode 185 of 770 episodes

So much to hear. So little time. You can spend your entire life devouring music, both new and old, and barely scratch the surface of all there is to discover. NPR reviewer and author Tom Moon is trying to make it a little easier for music fans with his new book: 1,000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die: A Listener's Life List. On this edition of All Songs Considered, we talk with Tom about his new book and listen to some of the incredible music he select, as well as some of the ones we think he missed.

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