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Music Interviews

'Oxford American' Waltzes Across Texas

The magazine's new Southern Music issue is all about Texas, from Bob Wills to Ornette Coleman.

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50 Great Voices

Janis Joplin: The Queen Of Rock

Her voice was rough around the edges and unmistakable. Joplin sang the blues, and she subjected herself to them. She was vulnerable, and she was a pioneer for women in rock.

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