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Tango therapy

Psychologists and physical therapists believe learning to tango can help people suffering from Alzheimers, Parkinson's Disease, and depression, and Richard Reynolds finds out more at the first International Conference on Tango Therapy.

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Global Hit

The World's Laura Lynch takes us to a pub in Dublin, Ireland, that's gone back to basics. Gone are the pool tables, televisions, and speakers turned up too loud. Patrons instead can enjoy their favorite brew with some old-fashioned entertainment -- local musicians playing traditional music.

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Global Hit: Bebe

In our Global Hit today is from a Spanish singer who was thought to be a flash in the pan after her successful first recording. But as The World's Marco Werman tells us, some pop stars work better when they take the time to create.

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Global Hit: John Coltrane

San Francisco's Asian American Orchestra is celebrating the 83rd birthday of John Coltrane with a concert tonight. They're playing Coltrane� but with a twist. They're highlighting the Indian and West African influences in the jazz master's work.

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Global Hit

The latest album from Randy Brecker is dedicated to his brother, Mike Brecker, who died in 2007. Randy talks about how the desperate search to help Mike led him to his family history, and to creating the album. The World's Alex Gallafent has the story.

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Gemma Ray

As long as there have been cool themes and rhythms, musicians have been recycling them. Take the songs of British singer-songwriter Gemma Ray. They sound familiar, but when you stop and listen, you know you've never heard this before.