Bobby McFerrin with his daughter, Madison McFerrin. Craig Lovell/Courtesy of Monterey Jazz Festival hide caption

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Bobby McFerrin's new album is titled Spirityouall. Carol Friedman /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Panel No. 1 from Jacob Lawrence, The Migration Series. The panel is titled: "During World War I there was a great migration north by southern African Americans." Courtesy of The Phillips Collection hide caption

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Ringo Starr's gold-plated snare drum will be on display at New York's Metropolitan Museum until December. Express Newspapers/Hulton Archive hide caption

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Vocabularies is Bobby McFerrin's first album in eight years. John Poole/NPR hide caption

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