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John Prine: Midwestern Mind Trips To The Nth Degree
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Elizabeth Cook, the youngest of 11 children, made her Grand Ole Opry debut in 2000. Kristin Barlowe hide caption

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Elizabeth Cook: Transcending A Cult Career
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Tracey Thorn's third album focuses on the small details in life: weddings, singles bars and the size of one's jeans. Edward Bishop hide caption

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An Invigorating Tonic About 'Love And Its Opposite'
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The Mynabirds: A Hypnotic Voice, Radiating Sincerity
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Merle Haggard: A Gruff Voice Filled With Vitality
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The Plimsouls: Looking Back At A Band's Raucous Pop
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Making A 'Big To-Do' About Life's Important Things
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Joanna Newsom's previous albums include The Milk-Eyed Mender and Ys. Annabel Mehran hide caption

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'Have One': From Joanna Newsom, A Generous Thing
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Johnny Cash in 2002, at producer Rick Rubin's recording studio in Los Angeles. Cash died on Sept. 12, 2003. Martyn Atkins hide caption

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Voice From The Darkness: Johnny Cash's Final Record
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Hot Chip formed in 2000 around the core duo of Alexis Taylor (second from left) and Joe Goddard (far left). Bevis Martin and Charlie Youle hide caption

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Hot Chip Brings Romance To The Dance Floor
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Galactic: The Funk Is Always Pushing Forward
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'Transference' Adds Layers To Spoon's Sound
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In addition to Stronger With Each Tear, Mary J. Blige recently recorded music for the movie soundtrack to Precious. Kevin Winter/Getty hide caption

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Mary J. Blige: Soul 'Stronger' Than Music
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