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07:03

A Holiday Gift Guide For The Jazz Lover

Fresh Air jazz critic Kevin Whitehead picks CDs, books and a DVD for the jazz lover on your list this holiday season. His selections include a book of Sonny Rollins photographs and music from the first season of the HBO series Treme.

09:02

R.E.M. Become Part of Rock's Official History

The band R.E.M will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 12. The Grammy winning band hails from Athens, Ga., and is considered a pioneer of alternative rock.

Singer Michael Stipe has fronted the band for all of its recordings, including the hits "Shiny Happy People" and "Losing My Religion." The band's latest CD is R.E.M.: The Best of the IRS Years 1982 1987, a CD-DVD combo.

Originally broadcast on May 11, 1998.

27:12

Rock 'n' Roll Photographer Mick Rock

His new book is Picture This: Debby Harry and Blondie. Rock photographed many musicians before they were famous. The British-born photographer took pictures of Lou Reed, Brian Eno and Ziggy Stardust (aka David Bowie) when he was just a cult figure in London. His book Blood and Glitter is about the Glam Rock era.

21:09

Michael Stipe Pays Tribute to Patti Smith in New Book

Singer Michael Stipe with the band R.E.M. Earlier this year he published a book of photographs "Two Times Intro: On the Road with Patti Smith" (Little, Brown & Company). The band also has a new album, "Up." (Warner Bros.) (Originally aired 5/11/98)

05:01

Remembering Linda McCartney.

We remember Linda McCartney, with an excerpt of her September 23, 1992 interview with Amy Salit. McCartney died Friday of cancer.

21:44

From the Archives: Jazz Photographer Roy DeCarava.

Photographer Roy DeCarava. A collection of his photographs, featuring leading jazz musicians and life in Harlem, spanning the past 50 years has been published recently: "Roy DeCarava: A Retrospective." (Museum of Modern Art). The traveling exhibit of DeCarava's work is currently being shown at the San Francisco Modern Museum of Art (Jan 23-April 14, 1998) (REBROADCAST from 5/8/96)

21:41

Jazz Photographer Roy DeCarava.

Photographer Roy DeCarava. A collection of his photographs, featuring leading jazz musicians and life in Harlem, spanning the past 50 years has been published recently: "Roy DeCarava: A Retrospective." (Museum of Modern Art)

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