Phase Shifter I'm Going Through Lord Newborn & The Magic Skulls 0:24

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Ancient Scrolls Lord Newborn & the Magic Skulls 1:30

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Before he became the 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt (center) led the men of the 1st Cavalry Volunteers, known as the "Rough Riders," on San Juan Hill during the Spanish-American War in 1898. William Dinwiddie/Hulton Archive/Getty Archive hide caption

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The Firebird Suite Igor Stravinsky 0:08

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Harlem Days Andre Matos 0:30

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Music Like a Memory Suphala 0:24

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Underwater City Suphala 0:30

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai (center right) speaks to locals during a gathering in Kandahar on April 4. Karzai has expressed his desire to negotiate with the Taliban and other militants. But a conference on national reconciliation was postponed until the Afghan president confers next month with President Obama at the White House. Golnar Motevalli/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Alap on the Afghan Rubab: Raga Bhupali Various Artists 0:14

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Jammu and Kashmir Various Artists 1:30

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Mr. Jazzer Goes Surfin' Brian Setzer Orchestra 0:35

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Blue Blocks Jason Moran 0:55

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Sinister Minister Bela Fleck and the Flecktones 0:16

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Flight of the Cosmic Hippo Béla Fleck & the Flecktones 1:30

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A view of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus in Cambridge, Mass. MIT says it tried being nice last year by keeping its wait list much smaller than usual, but then it almost got burned when the school needed extra students. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Hooray for Hollywood [From Hollywood Hotel] MGM Orchestra & Chorus 0:15

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Night and Day [From the Gay Divorcee] Fred Astaire 0:30

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A former public-relations exec with a tough-on-reporters reputation, Brian Tierney is "an unlikely warrior on behalf of newspapers," New York Times media columnist David Carr has written, but "he has come to be seen as a champion of local, involved ownership." Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Bluesharp Mike Turk 0:11

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S.K.J. Mike Turk 0:30

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Nina Clutchy Hopkins 2:00

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Rewin' the Woodie Reverb Galaxy 0:55

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National Song Delta Song 0:15

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