Dan Auerbach (left) joins Dr. John on the latter's new album, Locked Down. Alysse Gafkjen hide caption

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Dr. John's newest album, Locked Down, comes out Tuesday. Michael Wilson hide caption

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The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach makes Dr. John (pictured) sound fresh and intimate by connecting him to his vital musical past. James Demaria Productions hide caption

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Song Of The Day

Dr. John: A 'Big Shot,' Reinvigorated

The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach makes Dr. John sound fresh and intimate by connecting him to his vital musical past.

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Dr. John will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this month. Courtesy of 429 Records hide caption

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The Record

Why The Wait For Rock's Newest Hall Of Famers?

The Hall's class of 2011 also includes Dr. John, Darlene Love and Alice Cooper.

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