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For Danny Elfman, The Strange Worlds Of Tim Burton Just Make Sense  |   

Tim Burton's shadowy tales have taken us from a pastel suburban paradise to the dark streets of Gotham City. But what would Burton's mysterious films be without Danny Elfman's iconic music?

The Grateful Dead, 'Truckin' Into The Sunset  |   

The Grateful Dead play their final shows at Chicago's Soldier Field this July 4 weekend. NPR's Eric Westervelt reflects on how the Dead disrupted the musical and business norms of the industry.

Larry Campbell And Teresa Williams Step To The Mic, Together  |   

He's from New York City; she's from rural Tennessee. But the husband and wife, each known for backing up roots music's biggest stars, make it work on their new album.

From Jazz To Latin To R&B, NPR Music's Favorite Albums Of 2015 So Far  |   

NPR's favorite albums of the year so far range from hip-hop to Latin music.

Pokey LaFarge Mines His Midwestern Roots, Finds 'Something In The Water'  |   

The singer-songwriter brings his acoustic guitar to the Fresh Air studio to sing some new songs as well as some of his favorites from the 1920s and '30s. Originally broadcast April 27, 2014.