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NHPR Listeners Want To Know: What's That Song You Played Between News Stories?

Every so often a listener will message NHPR to ask what song Morning Edition Host Rick Ganley just played as part of a newscast or story. It turns out, this is a favorite part of Rick's job.

"Bumper music" is an industry term used to describe short pieces of music played between segments, or as part of a transition within a story or between stories. A listener asked about the music clip in this video earlier this year when it aired on NHPR.

Dan is a long-time New Hampshire journalist who has written for outlets including Foster's Daily Democrat, The Citizen of Laconia, The Boston Globe, and The Eagle-Tribune. He comes to NHPR from the New Hampshire Union Leader, where he reported on state, local, and national politics.

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