Sarah Blasko led the Sydney-based band Acquiesce throughout the 1990s. Chris Morris hide caption

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Sarah Blasko: An Intimate Voice, An Inventive Sound

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Dr. John, the legendary New Orleans musician, turns 70 this year. James Demaria Productions hide caption

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Dr. John: Righteous Anger, Graced By Wit

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Tony Allen was the drummer and musical director of Fela Kuti's band Africa 70 from 1968 to 1979. Bernard Benant hide caption

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Beyond Fela Kuti, The Enduring Appeal Of Afrobeat

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A Collection Of Vintage Pop From 'Panama!'

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'The T.A.M.I. Show': A Groundbreaking '60s Concert

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Franco: Africa's First Modern Pop Superstar

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Tito Rodriguez's greatest-hits disc El Inolvidable is a singer's paradise, with everything from smoking mambos to creamy boleros. Better yet, Rodriguez fronted a band with some of the best chops in Latin music. Chuck Stewart hide caption

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Tito x 2: Celebrating The Kings Of Mambo Again

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'Toon' Anthology Offers A Treasury Of Classic Comics

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Harvey Kurtzman: The Comics World's 'Mad Genius'

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Oumou Sangare: Star-Studded Sounds Of Mali

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The Ethereal, Ambient Sound Of 'Hearts Of Space'

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