Bert Jansch in Regent's Park, 1966.

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Guitarist Bert Jansch Is Dead At 67

The seminal Scottish folk guitarist, singer, and composer passed early Wednesday morning after a battle with lung cancer.

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"Livery Stable Blues" by the Original Dixieland Jazz Band is considered to be the first jazz recording ever released. Recorded Sound Section, MBRS Division, Library of Congress hide caption

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Library of Congress Launches 'National Jukebox'

The National Jukebox spins more than 10,000 recordings made between 1901 and 1925.

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Phoebe Snow, 'Poetry Man' Singer, Has Died

Snow, who died Tuesday, had a distinctive voice and an unconventional pop-star persona.

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The great British guitarist John Renbourn returns after a 12-year hiatus with the entrancing "Palermo Snow." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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John Barry at his piano in 1967, the year both Born Free and You Only Live Twice — the fourth of the 11 James Bond films he scored — were released in theaters. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Remembering The Late Film Composer John Barry

The man who wrote scores for 11 James Bond films and won five Oscars passed away yesterday at 77.

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