Alan Palomo of Neon Indian performs at Cutting Room Studios in New York City. Erica Torres hide caption

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"How Come That Blood" is an old song, but in Sam Amidon's hands, it springs to life as if newly born. Samantha West hide caption

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The album Sweet Dreams: Her Complete Decca Masters contains all of Cline's recordings on the label. Hip-O-Select hide caption

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Freddie Mercury performs in 1980. Steve Jennings/Wire Image hide caption

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"Like a Liar" hinges on the charismatic and evocative voice of The Orbans' singer, Peter Black, and his moving admission of romantic failure. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Montreal indie-rock band Stars. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Though recorded late in Piano Red's life, "CC Rider" finds the singer/pianist in fine, lusty form. Tony Paris Archives hide caption

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