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The Beatles: Get Back concludes with the band's legendary 1969 rooftop concert. Courtesy Apple Corps Ltd. / Disney + hide caption

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The long and winding Beatles docuseries will enchant die-hard and casual fans

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Dave Grohl on World Cafe

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Robert Plant and Alison Krauss on World Cafe

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William Shatner on World Cafe

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Dave Grohl performs onstage during the taping of the 2021 "Vax Live" fundraising concert at the in Inglewood, Calif. Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Dave Grohl retraces his life-affirming path from Nirvana to Foo Fighters

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Jade Bird on World Cafe

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Joan Wasser turned a prolific session-player career into her own band, Joan as Police Woman. Her latest album, The Solution Is Restless, began as a marathon jam with Afrobeat innovator Tony Allen. Giles Clement/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Robert Plant and Alison Krauss are back with 'Raise the Roof'

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The War On Drugs on World Cafe

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Jackson+Sellers bring passion and grittiness to 'Breaking Point'

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Susto on World Cafe

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Courtney Barnett on World Cafe

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Under the thunder that opens Led Zeppelin's 'When the Levee Breaks'

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