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'Middle Brother': Hand-Clapping Foot-Stompers

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On '21,' Adele's Voice Is Wise Beyond Her Years

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Dolorean: 'Unfazed' By Life's Challenges

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Teddy Thompson's 'Bella' Lives Up To Its Name

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From left to right: percussionist Sara Lund, vocalist Corin Tucker and producer, arranger and multi-instrumentalist Seth Lorinczi. John Clark hide caption

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Corin Tucker: '1,000 Years' Of Emotional Longing

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The Decemberists' new album, The King Is Dead, is out Tuesday. Autumn de Wilde/EMI Music hide caption

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The Decemberists' New Album Fit For A 'King'

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Tegan and Sara celebrate Christmas in 1985. The sisters are featured on a new holiday album, Gift Wrapped II: Snowed In. Courtesy of Tegan and Sara hide caption

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Ken Tucker Picks The Best Holiday Music Of 2010

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Kanye West: 'Beautiful' Soul Or Raging Egomaniac?

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After Roxy Music, Bryan Ferry embarked on a solo career. Adam Whitehead via EMI hide caption

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Bryan Ferry's 'Olympia' Lets Cracks Shine Through

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Taylor Swift: Country-Pop With Joyous Ambition

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Bruno Mars co-wrote "Right Round" by Flo Rida (featuring Ke$ha) and "Wavin' Flag" by K'naan. Atlantic Records hide caption

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Liking Bruno Mars Just The Way He Is

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Dwight Twilley is best known for his singles "I'm on Fire" and "Girls." courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dwight Twilley's 'Green Blimp': Blissful, Emotive Pop

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Hank Williams' hits include "Your Cheatin' Heart" and "Hey Good Lookin'." courtesy of Bozeman Media hide caption

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Hank Williams: The Working Musician, The Creative Genius

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Robert Plant made his first commercial recordings in 1966. He formed the ground Band of Joy in 1967, with drummer John Bonham. Gregg Delman hide caption

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Robert Plant: A Stark New Album, A 'Band Of Joy'

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Ricky Skaggs has received 14 Grammy Awards and was named the Country Music Association's Male Vocalist of the Year in 1982. Erick Anderson hide caption

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Ricky Skaggs: A 'Mosaic' Of Modesty, Openness

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