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Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

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Each month, we ask public radio DJs from across the country to share their favorite new songs. Usually, we stick to a handful, but since April is Public Radio Music Month, we're celebrating with a 10-spot.

  • Larry Groce, host of NPR's Mountain Stage, which is produced by West Virginia Public Broadcasting
  • Rita Houston, the program director at WFUV in New York City
  • Bruce Warren, the program director at WXPN in Philadelphia and one of the guys behind NPR's World Cafe
  • David Brown, the host of Texas Music Matters at Austin's KUTX
  • Mary Lucia, one of the drivetime voices of Minnesota Public Radio's The Current
  • John Richards, the host of KEXP's ever popular Morning Show
  • Chris Campbell, host of WDET's beat-centric The Progressive Underground
  • Kim Ruehl, a frequent contributor to WKSU's FolkAlley.com
  • John Schaefer, host of Soundcheck, WNYC's music talk show
  • Frannie Kelley and Ali Shaheed Muhammad, hosts of NPR Music's hip-hop channel, Microphone Check
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