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American Icons: Anything Goes

Cole Porter was out of the musical theater scene during the 1930s, as American mores grew looser and more risqué. But instead of getting stodgy, he wrote the classic celebration of freedom from social constraints.

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Japanese ensemble KODO

Anchor Lisa Mullins tells us about the latest CD from Japanese ensemble, KODO. The group is known for Japanese rhythms and beats, but their new CD experiments with global rhythms as well.

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Indian singer Sona Mohapatra

Indian singer-songwriter Sona wanted her label Sony, to record more of her songs. Sony said wait. Sona went to Nokia. The World's Marco Werman tells us about Sona's attempts to market her music differently in a country dominated by Bollywood.

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Egypt's Amr Diab

Protestors from Tahrir Square feel they could have used a bit more star-power support. One singer they're not happy with is Amr Diab. He recorded a song supportive of Mubarak. During the protests, he was nowhere to be found. Marco Werman has more.