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All Songs Considered

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Music

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Top 200 140

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

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Guest DJ Randy Newman

August 5th, 2008

Episode 175 of 774 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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