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'Rave On Buddy Holly' Pays Tribute To Holly's Soul
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Garland Jeffreys: New York's 'King Of In Between'
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Brad Paisley: 'Country Music,' Defined
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From The 'Vinyl Deeps,' Ellen Willis Wrote About Rock
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Raphael Saadiq: Paying Homage To Soul's Past And Future
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Loudon Wainwright III Looks Back At '40 Odd Years'
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The Beastie Boys: Hip-Hop With A Dash Of 'Hot Sauce'
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Emmylou Harris: An Invigorating, Inviting 'Hard Bargain'
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Edwyn Collins: 'Losing Sleep' And Continuing Life
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The Smithereens' Sweet Nostalgia, With Fresh Variations
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Paul Simon: Back In 'Graceland' With 'So Beautiful'
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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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