"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'

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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

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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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Palermo Snow

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Billy Bang, Jazz Violinist And Vietnam Veteran, Dies At 63

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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

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Don Kirshner, A Force In The Music Business, Dies

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Margaret Whiting performing onstage in New York City in 1987. Ray Fisher/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image hide caption

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Margaret Whiting, The Voice of 'Moonlight In Vermont,' Dies

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Library Of Congress Receives Largest Single Audio Donation

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