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Gillian Welch & David Rawlings: The Fresh Air Interview.

Welch and Rawlings perform an in-studio concert featuring several songs from The Harrow and the Harvest, and talk about many of the lyrics they've written over the years.

This week on Fresh Air, we're marking the year's end by revisiting some of the most memorable conversations we've had in 2011. This interview was originally broadcast on July 18, 2011.

05:47

Some Christmas Tunes From Rebecca Kilgore And Pals.

In time for the holidays, Fresh Air presents an in-studio concert. Singer Rebecca Kilgore, trombonist Dan Barrett and pianist Rossano Sportiello played at the NOLA studios in Manhattan.

This interview was originally broadcast on December 19, 2005.

51:23

Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band

Rowan got his start performing with the father of bluegrass, Bill Monroe. In the '70s, he formed the band Old and in the Way with Jerry Garcia. Now, he joins his group for an in-studio session and interview on Fresh Air.

51:00

Nick Lowe: The Fresh Air Interview

Singer-songwriter Nick Lowe joins Fresh Air's Terry Gross for an in-studio interview and performance featuring several songs from his 13th solo album, The Old Magic.

44:14

Rodney Crowell: Singing From A Dark, Raucous Place.

Country singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell brings his guitar into the studio and performs songs that relate to his memoir, Chinaberry Sidewalks, about his rough-and-tumble childhood in East Texas.

This interview was originally broadcast on Feb. 9, 2011.

14:37

Los Straitjackets: Helping Out Bandmate Danny Amis

Los Straitjackets are a Nashville-based indie-rock band that's made their name performing surf-rock classics from behind Mexican wrestling masks. The band is about to hit the road to raise money for band member Danny Amis, who was recently diagnosed with multiple myeloma.

22:05

Ed Helms: In Scranton Or 'Cedar Rapids,' He's Plucky

Ed Helms plays a paper pusher on The Office and an insurance salesman in the new comedy Cedar Rapids — but on Thursday's Fresh Air, he plays the banjo. With his band The Lonesome Trio, he joins Terry Gross for an in-studio performance and a chat about his latest film.

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