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Jajouka Music.

World music commentator Milo Miles explores the eerie music of the master musicians of Jajouka, Morocco.


How Hawaiians Made the Guitar Their Own

Rock historian Ed Ward recently returned from a trip to Hawaii, where he immersed himself in the local music traditions. He says that slide guitar became a staple in contemporary times, and became so distinctive that country musicians in the South imitated the style


Clever Ways to Say "I Love You"

Folk musician Michael Cooney returns to Fresh Air to share two older love songs that he thinks do a better job of conveying emotion than the pop hits of today.

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