Las Cafeteras, from Los Angeles, have made their own version of the classic son jarocho song "La Bamba." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Son Jarocho, The Sound Of Veracruz

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Janis Martin, 'The Female Elvis,' Returns

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'I've Been Everywhere' Turns 2 Hours Into 50 Years Of Pay

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After A Dozen-Year Disappearance, Ben Folds Five Is Back

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The Four Seasons pose for a portrait circa 1963 in New York City. They are, clockwise from the top, Nick Massi, Tommy DeVito, Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Frankie Valli On Hair Products And Finding His Falsetto

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The traditional Jewish Kaddish prayer gets turned on its head in Leonard Bernstein's Symphony No. 3. Fethi Belaid/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Leonard Bernstein's 'Kaddish' Symphony: A Crisis Of Faith

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Gustavo Dudamel On The Magic Of Stravinsky's 'Crazy Music'

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Klaus Heymann: On 25 Years Of Naxos — And Changing The Classical Music Business

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Mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli uncovers the music of Agostino Steffani, a 17th-century composer who led a double life as a diplomat. Decca hide caption

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Cecilia Bartoli's Latest 'Mission' Rediscovers Agostino Steffani

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Grizzly Bear On Candor, Democracy And Too Much Music

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Mumford & Sons: Finding Balance In 'Babel'

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"Blues is a feeling, and it exists cross-culturally. It always has existed, and it always will. It's part of being human," says musician Elliott Sharp. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Elliott Sharp: 'Blues Is A Feeling'

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Kid Koala's new album is titled 12 Bit Blues. Corinne Merrell/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kid Koala: All Roads Lead To The Blues

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Rickie Lee Jones' new album, The Devil You Know, is a collection of covers. "I think [I recorded the album] partially to remind people that a singer is the one who interprets the song," she says. "And once you do that, it's yours." Myriam Santos/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Rickie Lee Jones: 'One Devil With One Guitar'

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Adrian Sherwood's latest album, Survival and Resistance, was released on Sherwood's own On-U Sound label in August. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Adrian Sherwood: Dub Without Borders

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