Exene Cervenka and John Doe perform in Hollywood in September 2004. "The first person I ever saw jump into the audience was me," Cervenka tells Fresh Air. Amanda Edwards/Getty Images hide caption

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A Personal History Of L.A. Punk: 'It Was A Free-For-All For Outcasts'
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Charles Bradley's latest album is called Changes. Mark Shaw /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On 'Changes,' Charles Bradley Keeps Going Forward
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Cyndi Lauper's new album is called Detour. Chapman Baehler/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Cyndi Lauper Charts Her Own Path — Thanks, In Part, To Patsy Cline
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Cyrille Aimée's new album is Let's Get Lost. Colville Heskey/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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3 Artists From Abroad, For International Jazz Day
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Claire Boucher, aka Grimes, is currently touring behind her acclaimed third album, Art Angels. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Feeling This: A Conversation With Grimes
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Questlove's previous books include Mo' Meta Blues and Soul Train. He also teaches a class about classic albums at New York University. Ben Watts/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Questlove On Prince, Doo-Wop And The Food Equivalent Of The 'Mona Lisa'
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Your Song Changed My Life: Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page On Lonnie Donegan
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A recent study aims to explain the science behind the power of Freddie Mercury's voice. Fox Photos/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Freddie Mercury's Voice Was So Great, As Explained By Science
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Warhead Constriction, a group of high-schoolers from Lagos, is one of many rock bands of the 1960s and '70s featured in the new book series Wake Up You! The Rise and Fall of Nigerian Rock, 1972-1977. Courtesy of Now-Again Records hide caption

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'Wake Up You!' Explores The Transitional, Post-War Rock 'N' Roll Of Nigeria
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The Hackensaw Boys' latest album is called Charismo. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Hackensaw Boys: Making Old-Time New Again
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Yehudi Menuhin, born 100 years ago, was far more than a violin virtuoso. Erich Auerbach/Getty Images hide caption

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Yehudi Menuhin's Potent Blend Of Music, Humanism And Politics
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Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil. Marcos Hermes/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Caetano Veloso And Gilberto Gil: Living History
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Prince performs in New York in 1981, on tour behind his third album, Dirty Mind. Richard E. Aaron/Redferns hide caption

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'His Music Does The Talking': Manager Owen Husney On Prince's Legacy
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Jack DeJohnette (center) is pictured with Ravi Coltrane and Matt Garrison, who join him on the new album In Movement. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jack DeJohnette: A Drummer Who Stays 'In Movement' By Keeping Good Company
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The Black Lillies' latest album is called Hard to Please. Joseph llanes/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Appalachian Inspiration Of The Black Lillies
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