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Hosts/nerds Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are your friendly music buddies with the week's best new music discoveries, including conversations with emerging artists, icons and more. Hear songs that can completely change your day, with humor, heart and (sometimes) a whole lot of noise. Directions for use: Morning commute, the gym, or alone time. (If rash persists, discontinue use.)


Guest DJ Randy Newman

August 5th, 2008

Episode 175 of 811 episodes

The singer-songwriter's new CD, Harps and Angels, is as good as anything he's ever done and, at times, better. He stopped by to DJ an episode of All Songs and talk about his favorite songs and the musicians that shape his music, especially Ray Charles, the Beatles and his uncle, Alfred Newman.

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