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John Peel's American Connection

February 1, 2016

Despite at least one attempt, the famed British broadcaster never made it big in the U.S.A., but a new history of his career at the BBC shows that America was central to Peel's career.

Behind The Music: Bernie Sanders

February 1, 2016

No, this isn't a parody: The presidential candidate has a folk album. The producer of the 1987 recording gives NPR a glimpse inside the studio — and explains the then-mayor's "talking-blues approach."