Billy Strayhorn (right), born 100 years ago, spent the majority of his career as a composer and arranger for the Duke Ellington Orchestra. David Redfern/Getty Images hide caption

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June Millington, the author of the memoir Land of a Thousand Bridges: Island Girl in a Rock & Roll World, on the porch of the Fanny's House of Music in East Nashville. The shop is named after Millington's band, Fanny. Audrey Spillman for NPR hide caption

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The Rolling Stones perform in June 2014 during a concert at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, outside Paris. The brother of one of the victims of Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris would like the band to return to the city for his brother's funeral. Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Soloman Howard performs as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Philip Glass and Christopher Hampton's Appomattox. Scott Suchman for WNO hide caption

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