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October 17th, 2012
Episode 422 of 792 episodes
Last weekonAll Songs Consideredwe talked about how much we lovePeter Gabriel's classic album,So,which is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a special deluxe edition and live tour. This week, Peter Gabriel himself joins us to share some of the musicheloves by other artists, including early music byThe Beatles, soul legendOtis Reddingand the inimitable jazz singerNina Simone. We also check out that deluxe version ofSo(out Oct. 22), which includes remastered versions of the original songs, a concert DVD and some amazing outtakes, or what Gabriel calls the "DNA" of his songs.