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Viking's Choice: 2010's Best Metal And Outer Sound

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Remembering Jack Rose On World Cafe

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'Lick Mountain Ramble' by Jack Rose

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Remembering Dr. Ragtime: Guitarist Jack Rose

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Hear Thurston Moore on His Favorite Guitarists

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'American Primitve' Captures Young Performers

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