About Music and Musicians
These are VOA Special English programs.
Text & MP3 Files
[SN] = Science in the News; [TA] = This is America
In This Collection
Elsewhere on this Website
- In the "This is America" Collection
- Also, go to the "Musicians" section on the "About People" Collection page.
- Aaron Copland, Bess Lomax Hawes, Billie Holiday, Beverly Sills, Bo Diddley, Irving Berlin, Celia Cruz, Charlie Parker, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Elvis Presley, George Gershwin, Hank Williams, Isaac Stern, Itzhak Perlman, James Brown, Janis Joplin, Jerome Kern, John Coltrane, John Lewis, Johnny Cash, Julia Ward Howe, Lena Horne, Leonard Bernstein, Les Paul, Louis Armstrong, Maria Callas, Marian Anderson, Michael Jackson, Nina Simone, Patsy Cline, Paul Robeson, Ray Charles, Richard Rodgers, Roger Miller, Sam Cooke, Scott Joplin, Shirley Horn, Stephen Foster, Todd Duncan, and Woody Guthrie
- These are good for people studying English because it is possible to read along while listening.
- These are in VOA's Special English.
- These will print very cleanly (without printing the MP3 player and menu.)
- The source of the original pre-edited material is http://voanews.com/specialenglish/.
- "All text, audio and video material produced exclusively by the Voice of America
is public domain. However, some images and graphics are licensed for use and
covered by all applicable copyright laws."
- Though the source material was in the public domain, I have done some editing. If you need the public domain version of any of these stories, please visit http://voanews.com/specialenglish/.
Other VOA Material on This Web Site
This page is part of Interesting Things for ESL Students.