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  1. Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    NPR member stations bring you a mix of the most popular songs on their airwaves, including music from Sylvan Esso, Little Simz, SAULT, Paul Weller, Afel Bocoum and more. More....
  2. Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    This month, NPR member stations bring you a mix of the most popular songs playing on their airwaves, featuring music from Jorja Smith, Taylor Swift, Fontaines D.C. and more. More....
  3. Heavy Rotation: Public Radio's Favorite Songs Of 2020 (So Far)
    What's your public radio station's top song of the year? Read on to find out. More....
  4. Heavy Rotation: 8 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    From Amber Mark's exquisite cover of Nirvana's "Heart-Shaped Box" to the sparkling first track from Real Estate's upcoming album, these are public radio's most-loved songs of April.  More....
  5. Heavy Rotation: 11 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    Hear a selection of our member stations' favorite songs from the month by Childish Gambino, Hamilton Leithauser, Radiohead's Ed O'Brien, Waxahatchee and more.  More....
  6. Heavy Rotation: 8 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    This month, NPR member stations bring you a mix of songs, featuring music from Green Day, Caroline Rose and North Carolina rapper Lute.  More....
  7. Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    Hear the latest from Doja Cat, Tame Impala, a collaboration between Leon Bridges and Khruangbin and more.  More....
  8. Heavy Rotation: Public Radio's Most Popular Songs Of 2019
    The Black Keys, Sturgill Simpson and Mavis Staples all landed on this list of the most-played songs on public radio stations across the country. More....
  9. Heavy Rotation: 9 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    From Frank Ocean's latest to Hiss Golden Messenger's tribute to North Carolina educators, these are public radio's most-loved songs of October. More....
  10. Heavy Rotation: September Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    This month's list of songs includes upbeat folk from Gruff Rhys, an electronica cut from Octo Octa, and a new track from Cigarettes After Sex. More....