"As you know, there wasn't none of us. But ... I hung in there like a hair on a grilled cheese," Jean Shepard said when she was inducted to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2011. Rick Diamond/Getty Images hide caption

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'There Wasn't None Of Us': Jean Shepard, Country Music Trailblazer, Dies At 82

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Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural Jr. of Buckwheat Zydeco died Saturday morning from lung cancer. He was 68. Rick Olivier/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Buckwheat Zydeco's Stanley 'Buckwheat' Dural Jr. Dies At 68

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Breaking the Waves explores the relationship between a deeply religious young woman named Bess (played by Keira Duffy) and a Nordic oil worker named Jan. Dominic M. Mercier/Opera Philadelphia hide caption

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'It's Familiar To All The Women In My Family:' Adapting Von Trier For The Opera

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James Horner in 2011. The composer, responsible for more than 100 film scores over 40 years, died in a plane crash in 2015. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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James Horner's Posthumous Works Tell A Story Of His Life

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The Who in 1969, the year the group released the rock opera Tommy. Earlier in the 1960s, the band says it only cared about singles. By 1971, it was making albums that would help define the "heritage rock" industry. Steve Wood/Getty Images hide caption

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Grime artist Skepta accepts his award after being announced the winner of the Mercury Prize on September 15, 2016 in London, England. Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images hide caption

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Fans Stream 'Hot In Herre' On Repeat To Save Nelly From Tax Debt

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"I think he knew from the very beginning, 'I have a very short window to live. I've got to create a body of work,'" writer Kevin Powell says of Tupac Shakur. Mark Peterson/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Tupac Shakur's Legacy, 20 Years On

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Derek Gripper's exploration of West African kora music has produced two acclaimed albums — and, he says, a better understanding of the classical music he was playing as a kid. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Guitarist Conjures The Sound Of The Kora From Thousands Of Miles Away

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