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Johnny Smith, Revered Guitar Player, Has Died

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The crowd at Richie Havens' Woodstock-opening set on Aug. 15, 1969. Paul DeMaria/New York Daily News via Getty Images hide caption

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Richie Havens, Folk Singer Who Opened Woodstock, Has Died

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Saving The Sounds Of America

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What A Life: The Day I Met Elliott Carter

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Janet Feder: Tiny Desk Concert

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Janet Feder built a career on unusual instrumental guitar playing. Her new album, Songs With Words, will feature her singing for the first time. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Janet Feder: An Avant-Garde Artist Takes A Real Risk

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Two Takes On Christmas Music: Sweet And Sour

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Bert Jansch in Regent's Park, 1966.

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Guitarist Bert Jansch Is Dead At 67

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'Barlande': A Father And Son's Intense Conversation

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