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Public Radio International - Illinois Public Media News - February 21, 2013

New Recording Surfaces of Jimi Hendrix Gig in London

By Clark Boyd/The World

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(Duration: 7:24)

Jimi Hendrix

Guitar great Jimi Hendrix continues to inspire legions of music fans more than 40 years after his death. In the coming months, there will be a new release of some of Hendrix’s recordings, and a movie about the musician’s life.

Categories: Art and Culture, History, Music

NPR - Illinois Public Media News - February 18, 2013

Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco: ‘I Finally Felt Like I Was Home’

By Terry Gross

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(Duration: 43:55)

Richard Blanco

"I just got the phone call one day," is how poet Richard Blanco describes to Fresh Air's Terry Gross how he learned he had been selected to write and read the inaugural poem for President Obama's second swearing-in on Jan. 21.




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