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Songs For These Times

January 20th, 2009

Episode 202 of 715 episodes

On this special edition of NPR's All Songs Considered, we offered a challenge to songwriters. Write a song that reflects these historic times. I think when we look back in time and listen to these songs, they will aptly reflect the spirit and mood of America, January 20th 2009.