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Bob Dylan performs on stage during the 21st edition of the Vieilles Charrues music festival on July 22, in Carhaix-Plouguer, western France.
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September 20, 2012 It's hard to know in the present what the future will sound like. History tells us that the most popular musicians don't always survive their era, but tiny gestures and innovations often influence the next generation.
August 26, 2001 22-year old pop music star and actress Aaliyah was killed late last night in a plane crash in the Bahamas. She already had two platinum albums and two Number-One singles before she graduated from high school. Host Lisa Simeone spoke with Steve Jones, a music critic for USA Today about the role Aaliyah played in the contemporary pop music scene.
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