Iris DeMent's new album is titled Sing the Delta. Pieta Brown/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Singing Is Praying' For Iris DeMent
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Beth Orton's latest album is called Sugaring Season. Jo Metson Scott/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Beth Orton: 'These Songs Are My Little Bit Of Sugar'
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Pete Seeger released two albums this year: Pete Remembers Woody (a Woody Guthrie tribute) and A More Perfect Union, a collaboration with guitarist Lorre Wyatt. David Bernz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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At 93, Pete Seeger Keeps The Fire Burning Low
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Bob Moog, namesake of the annual Moogfest music festival in Asheville, N.C. Courtesy of the Bob Moog Foundation hide caption

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Bob Moog: The Fresh Air Interview
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Composer John Cage was born in 1912 and died in 1992. He's show above in May 1972. Erich Auerbach/Getty Images hide caption

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John Cage At 100: Remembering A Revolutionary Composer
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Gary Clark Jr.'s new album is called Blak and Blu. Frank Maddocks/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Gary Clark Jr.: A Blues Wunderkind Grows Up, Breaks Out
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Stephen Colbert (right) performs with Ben Folds on the set of his TV show, The Colbert Report. Kris Long hide caption

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Stephen Colbert's Most Meaningful Musical Moments
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Kendra Morris' debut album is titled Banshee. Eric White/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kendra Morris: Skateboards And Karaoke Machines
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The iconic cover of The Beatles' Abbey Road. Album cover hide caption

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From Elgar To Beatles: Abbey Road Blazed A Trail
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Ben Gibbard's first album as a solo artist is called Former Lives. Ryan Russell /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ben Gibbard: Living With Ghosts
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Brandy's latest studio album is called Two Eleven. Gomillion & Leupold/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Brandy's 'Two Eleven' Is One For Whitney
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Placido Domingo's new album, Songs, is his first collection of pop music in more than 20 years. Ruben Martin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Placido Domingo On Pop Singers And Karaoke
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Stephen Hough's newest release is the French Album. Sim Canetty-Clarke/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Stephen Hough's 'French Album,' A 'Musical Dessert Trolley'
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Illustrated by Kristiana Parn, the booklet for Rabbit Days and Dumplings contains notes about each song and its East Asian origins, written by Elena Moon Park. Kristiana Parn hide caption

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'Dumplings' And Bunnies: Asian Folk Songs For Kids
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