Ricky Munoz, lead singer of Intocalbe, performs in Juarez, Mexico earlier this month. Intocable, a band popular on both sides of the border, is inspired by Mexican music, country hits and rock bands like Def Leppard. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Borderland Music: Songs From The U.S.-Mexico Frontera

NPR took a 2,428-mile trip along the border between Mexico and the U.S. Alt.Latino highlights some of the music heard along the way.

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Foreverly, a new album from Norah Jones and Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, was released today. Marina Chavez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Norah Jones' latest album is called Little Broken Hearts. Frank Ockenfels/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Danger Mouse and Norah Jones, Patrick Watson, THEESatisfaction, Jonsi of the band Sigur Ros. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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