One of the hits of Rio de Janeiro's carnaval this year was Bloco do Sargento Pimenta, a samba tribute band dedicated to the music of The Beatles. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with one of the band's singers, Leandro Donne.
A couple weeks ago, Kurt Andersen talked with the music critic Tim Page about great music that's been overplayed to the point of inanity. Call it death by heavy rotation – and not even the Beatles are immune.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Basel, Switzerland. The city was home to Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann, who died yesterday. The World's David Leveille reports that Hofmann's discovery of LSD remains controversial.
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