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1971 And Black Music In Revolt

1971 And Black Music In Revolt

Some artists, like many activists, were no longer invested in presenting their demands with the elixirs of decorum and civility.

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss: Watch their Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss: Watch their Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

By Bob Boilen What a remarkable sight to see the reunion of Robert Plant and Alison Krauss gathered around a couple of microphones in Nashville. It’s been 14 years since their surprising and remarkable album Raising Sand and now they’re back at Sound Emporium, the studio where they recorded some of that first record and the entirety of their new album Raise…