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Thursday, 1/27/11

two takes

Charlie Louvin, July 7, 1927-January 26, 2011

“If I Could Only Win Your Love” (Ira & Charlie Louvin)

Emmylou Harris & Charlie Louvin, live (TV broadcast), mid-80s

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Louvin Brothers, 1958

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lagniappe

He really changed the world of music, Charlie did. I know that, for me, hearing the Louvin Brothers brought me that fierce love of harmony.

—Emmylou Harris

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Louvin Brothers, “I Don’t Believe You’ve Met My Baby,” live (TV broadcast),
c. 1955

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I can remember my brother and I singing together when I was 5 and he was 8 years old. He already knew how, and he was teaching me.

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I’m the biggest harmony lover in the world. If a song’s worth singing you ought to put harmony on it.

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Show business is all I really know how to do. I would like for that to be the last thing I do.

Charlie Louvin

Wednesday, 1/26/11

Sometimes you don’t know you have a thirst until you hear a musician
who quenches it.

Nikhil Banerjee (sitar), October 14, 1931-January 27, 1986

Raag Maluha Kaylan (excerpts), live (with Anindo Chatterjee, tabla)

Part 1

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Part 2

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Part 3

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Part 4

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Want more? Here.

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lagniappe

radio gems: Indian music

Raag Aur Tal
WKCR-FM
New York (Columbia University)
Sunday, 7:00-9:00 p.m. (EST)

Recordings, interviews, live studio performances—this program has it all.
A companion show, Morning Ragas, airs on Sunday morning
(6:00-8:00 a.m. [EST]).

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