NPR Music's Ann Powers (right) interviews musicians (from left) Mike McCready of Pearl Jam, Alynda Lee Segarra of Hurray for the Riff Raff, Sharon Jones and Meshell Ndegeocello at the EMP Pop Conference in Seattle. Brady Harvey hide caption

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Sharon Jones' new album with the Dap-Kings, Give the People What They Want, comes out Jan. 14. Kyle Dean Reinford/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Give the People What They Want, Sharon Jones' new album with The Dap-Kings, comes out Jan. 14. Paul McGeiver/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sharon Jones performs at the 2011 Sasquatch Music Festival. Brittney Bush Bollay for KEXP hide caption

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Sharon Jones leads the Brooklyn-based funk and soul band The Dap-Kings, whose music mixes percussion, trumpets, guitar, organs, bass and Jones' sultry vocals. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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