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January 10th, 2008
Episode 141 of 797 episodes
On this edition of All Songs Considered: rare live recordings from Billie Holiday; remembering a classic from post-punk group The Jesus and Mary Chain that inspired new music from the Magnetic Fields; a new single from Peter Gabriel from his upcoming CD Big Blue Ball; the "Upper West Side Soweto" sound of Vampire Weekend; the wintry songs of Bon Iver; handmade music from Fire on Fire.