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Refugee All Stars: From Sierra Leone To New Orleans

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Baritone Gerald Finley sings during the premiere of Peter Lieberson's Songs of Love and Sorrow, with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Michael J. Lutch hide caption

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Lieberson's 'Songs Of Love And Sorrow' And New Life

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Ella Fitzgerald had not one sad edge to her voice. She always had listeners smiling by the second note. George Konig/Hulton Archive hide caption

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Ella Fitzgerald: America's First Lady Of Song

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The 'Art, Music And Life' Of Commander Cody

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Pat Patrick's Lost Treasures

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Singer-songwriter Lay Low is often called the Patsy Cline of Iceland, and it's not hard to hear why. Baldur Kristjans hide caption

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Lay Low: Country Music, By Way Of Iceland

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Hadero's sound is a unique blend of jazz, Ethiopia, the San Francisco art scene and visceral poetry. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Meklit Hadero: Ethiopia Meets San Francisco

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The Way of the World is Mose Allison's first studio album in 12 years. Michael Wilson hide caption

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Coaxing Mose Allison Into The Studio

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Olof Arnalds: Timeless Folk And Nursery Rhymes

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"The failure of people to be able to understand things to do with the Middle East is in some ways a failure of the arts world," says Abdalla, pictured above, filming on location in Cairo. Zero Productions hide caption

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Actor Khalid Abdalla Recasts The Arab Voice

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Jackie Wilson inspired singers ranging from Elvis Presley to Michael Jackson. Tom Copi / Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images hide caption

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Jackie Wilson: The Singer And The Showman

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Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward try to balance emotions on their second album, Volume Two. Autumn De Wilde. hide caption

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She And Him's Breezy Pop Sensibility

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Paddy Moloney Of The Chieftains Plays Not My Job

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Prokofiev's 'Peter And The Wolf' (And Scott Simon)

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Talking With Jimmy Cliff, Shepherd Of Reggae Music

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