"[Goth] was a convenient shorthand for the type of music that you liked if you had a kind of a morbid imagination and favored minor keys," says John Darnielle. Jeremy M. Lange/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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This magic evening, which I was fortunate enough to host with My bubba, Adam Torres and John Paul White ended with the first song John Paul White ever sang into a microphone, 'Stand By Me'. Bob Boilen/NPR hide caption

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