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The Bangles Are Back, And Still Clever As Ever

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Low Cut Connie: Contagious, Low-Brow Fun

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Glen Campbell's 'Canvas,' A Moving Farewell Album

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John Doe's New Album Is A Contemplative 'Keeper'

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Jeff Bridges: An Actor Who Can Actually Sing

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Sam Phillips: A Songwriter In A 'Solid State' Of Mind

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Fountains Of Wayne: Pop For Summer's Warm Intensity

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Blake Shelton has just scored his fourth consecutive No. 1 county hit with "Honey Bee," from Red River Blue. Andrew Southam/Warner Music Nashville hide caption

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Blake Shelton: Out Of The Ordinary, A Country Everyman

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Dolly Parton: No 'Better Day' Than Today

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Beyonce's '4': An Escape From Her Past

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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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The late Ellen Willis was the first pop-music critic for The New Yorker. University of Minnesota Press hide caption

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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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