Folk and blues singer Odetta, shown rehearsing at the Prince Charles Theatre in London, is one of the Alabama artists featured by the Oxford American. Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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'Oxford American' Digs Into Alabama's Music

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John McLaughlin recorded To the One with his 4th Dimension band, from left: Mark Mondesir, Gary Husband, McLaughlin and Etienne M'Bappe. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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John McLaughlin: On Coltrane And Spirituality In Music

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Aaron Neville Has 'Been Changed'

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Polar Opposites Find Common Ground In Music

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Shawn Camp: Taken Off The Shelf

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Buke and Gass performs live from the Rock 'n' Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C. Abby Verbosky/NPR hide caption

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Buke And Gass: Handcrafted Instruments, Throttling Sound

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Rooted in local African rhythms, mbalax music has allowed Youssou N'Dour's voice to soar with a whole new freedom. Matt Cardy/Getty Images hide caption

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Youssou N'Dour: The Voice Of Senegal

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Keith Richards is ranked 10th on  Rolling Stone's list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. Deborah Feingold hide caption

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Keith Richards On 'Life' With The Rolling Stones

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Brian May wrote "We Will Rock You," "I Want It All," "Fat Bottomed Girls" and "Tie Your Mother Down," among other Queen hits. courtesy of Queen hide caption

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The Modern-Day Renaissance Man In Queen's Brian May

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Kent Tritle: One Man, Three Messiahs

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The Puppini Sisters: Bound By Music, Not Blood

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Musician Ben Wilkins says he finds inspiration in recordings from the late 1960s and '70s. Pascal Shefteshy/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ben Wilkins: Piano Pop, Beautifully Arranged

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