Bob Dorough circa 1960. Jon Sievert/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Father and son Pedro Soler and Gasper Claus. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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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 onstage at the Berks Jazz Festival in Reading, Pa., in 2009. Andrew Lepley/Redferns hide caption

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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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