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The Untold Story Of Singer Bobby Charles

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James Burton: The Teen Who Invented American Guitar

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Howlin' Wolf: A Blues Legend With An Earthy Sound

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Finding And Curating The Roots Of Soul Music

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A Studio On The Road To 'Fame' For Soul Musicians

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Long Live The Smiths' 'Complete Works'

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Dore: The Little Studio That Could (Produce Hits)

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The Story Of The Chitlin' Circuit's Great Performers

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The Left Banke: Teenage Pioneers Of Jangle-Pop

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The History Of Hillbilly Boogie's Earliest Days

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The Beach Boys in 1964: Brian Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine and Carl Wilson.

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The SMiLE Sessions: A Window Into The Beach Boys

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The 'Complete Mythology' Of Syl Johnson

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Sly Stone: The Early Days In The East Bay

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Ace Records: New Orleans Hits, Made In Mississippi

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Neil Diamond: The Earliest Days Of A 'Solitary Man'

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