Marketplace for Monday, February 15, 2010

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Marketplace for Monday, February 15, 2010

The genesis of popular music in the U.S.

The music industry has a long history of selling sound, but it hasn't always been harmonious. Author David Suisman talks with Bob Moon about the early days of popular music.
Posted In: Books, Entertainment

A slow media movement

Have Facebook friend requests, cell-phone messages, incessant emails and texts made it impossible to disconnect? Feel overwhelmed? Sally Herships reports on one solution.
Posted In: Internet, Science

Cleveland restaurants serve up success

Despite Cleveland's problems with foreclosures and poverty, restaurants keep opening up and prospering. Why? Dan Bobkoff reports.

What will the Olympics cost Vancouver?

Being the host city of an Olympics Games can be a big burden. Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, talks with Bob Moon about whether the Canadian city can recover the money it has spent on hosting the Winter Games.
Posted In: Sports

Telecom companies take on Apple

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, more than two dozen wireless carriers and handset makers announced they're coming together to create a communal site for cell phone applications. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Science

Greece faces questions from eurozone

Just as European finance ministers were meeting on a bailout for Greece, questions surfaced on whether the Greek government used derivative contracts concocted by Wall Street banks to hide the country's budget problems. Europe correspondent Stephen Beard talks the details with Bob Moon.

Music from this show

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Grazing In The Grass (Instrumental)
Willie Bobo
Sleepwalk
The Shadows
Kansas City Stomp
Yerba Buena Jazz Band Benny Strickler