Lucinda Williams

NPR Music's Top 20 Songs Of March

Mar 31, 2020

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Music affords an escape, takes us back in time to reflect on the present, mirrors our aches and joys and offers serenity. As relentless news about the coronavirus continues, these songs were gifts during difficult times.

The latest round of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductions were announced today, and Whitney Houston is the only woman honored.

In January 1997, the poet Miller Williams stood on the steps of the Capitol at President Bill Clinton's second inauguration and read a poem he'd written about our country:

We have memorized America,

how it was born and who we have been and where.

In ceremonies and silence we say the words,

telling the stories, singing the old songs.

We like the places they take us. Mostly we do.

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LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney joins host Ryan LaCroix every week to discuss music news and new music releases during All Things Considered on KOSU.

Today, we look at a new song from Sinkane, a remix of an ILoveMakonnen track (featuring Drake), and a new tune from Lucinda Williams.