Series: Mom and Dad's Record Collection http://kunc.org en Letters: A Daughter's Connection To 'American Pie' http://kunc.org/post/letters-daughters-connection-american-pie Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH: Now a correction. Followed by your letters about we made you cry. Correction first. On Friday's program, in a story about Amazon's latest Kindle device, we said that Apple does not offer an iPad with a 4G wireless connection. In fact, some iPad models do include a 4G connection.<p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>And now, on to those tears. Tue, 11 Sep 2012 21:36:00 +0000 33502 at http://kunc.org 'American Pie' And The Box Of Records A Father Left Behind http://kunc.org/post/american-pie-and-box-records-father-left-behind This summer, <em>All Things Considered</em> has asked listeners and guests to share a personal memory of one song discovered through their parents' record collection.<p>NPR listener Mel Fisher Ostrowski wrote in to tell us about how Don McLean's "American Pie" helped her "bridge a gap between my long-deceased father and baby boy." Hear the radio version at the audio link above — and read a lightly edited version of Ostrowski's original letter to NPR below.<p><em>My mom and dad split for good reasons when I was very young. I never really knew who he was. Fri, 07 Sep 2012 18:30:00 +0000 33329 at http://kunc.org 'American Pie' And The Box Of Records A Father Left Behind Cole Porter Scores An Interracial Couple's Highs And Lows http://kunc.org/post/cole-porter-scores-interracial-couples-highs-and-lows As summer winds down, <em>All Things Considered</em> is winding down its series "Mom and Dad's Record Collection."<p>For the past few months, the show has asked listeners to tell their stories about a particular piece of music they associate with their parents. Thu, 30 Aug 2012 18:24:00 +0000 32932 at http://kunc.org Cole Porter Scores An Interracial Couple's Highs And Lows How Rashida Jones Found Her Inner Music Nerd http://kunc.org/post/how-rashida-jones-found-her-inner-music-nerd This summer, <em>All Things Considered</em> has asked listeners and guests to share a personal memory: the memory of one song discovered through their parents' record collection.<p>Rashida Jones stars in the new film <em>Celeste and Jesse Forever</em>. She's also the daughter of superstar music producer <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=15373990" target="_blank">Quincy Jones</a> and actress Peggy Lipton. Thu, 23 Aug 2012 20:41:00 +0000 32587 at http://kunc.org How Rashida Jones Found Her Inner Music Nerd Loving An Album To Death Makes A Music Fan For Life http://kunc.org/post/loving-album-death-makes-music-fan-life All this summer, <em>All Things Considered</em> is digging into the record collections of listeners' parents to hear about one song introduced by a parent that has stayed with you.<p>Among the many records Darrin Wolsko spun while donning a red cape around 1985, <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15229570/the-beatles">The Beatles</a>' self-titled release best known as <em>The White Album</em> got the most plays — "to the point where I destroyed the album. Thu, 16 Aug 2012 20:11:00 +0000 32255 at http://kunc.org Loving An Album To Death Makes A Music Fan For Life