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'A Lot Of Detective Work': Piecing Together J Dilla's 'The Diary'

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In The Sounds Of Jason Bourne's World, A Story Of Creation And Loss

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Bill Monroe's Estate Sale: The Stuff Of Bluegrass Legend

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After His Assassination, A Pakistani Artist's Family Keeps His Song Alive

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A special police officer examines the scene after an explosion in a public place in Ansbach, Germany, Monday. Bavaria's top security official says a man who blew himself up near an open-air music festival in the southern German city was a 27-year-old Syrian. Matthias Schrader/AP hide caption

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Syrian Suicide Bomber Injures 12 In Southern Germany

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What Do You Get When You Condense A Classical Concerto? Instaconcerto

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'Pet Sounds' And The Band That Gets To Play It Onstage

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In Colombia, Preserving Songs That Tell Stories

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At Former Al Capone Hangout, The Hammond B3 Is The Star

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