Paul McCartney and the quietest room in the world

Here are the sounds and conversations from this week that Kerri Miller thinks you shouldn’t miss:

Tom Weber’s tour of the quietest room in the world.

Paul McCartney is out with a new album of American standards like “Bye Bye Blackbird.” He spoke to Terri Gross on Fresh Air.

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(Sir Paul McCartney performs onstage at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images))

Here’s WCPN’s David C. Barnett on this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees.

A boy profiled on the BBC who learned to speak 23 languages.

Stephanie Curtis, social media host