A special police officer examines the scene after an explosion struck a public place in Ansbach, Germany, Monday. Bavaria's top security official says a man who blew himself 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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As balloons fell after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump accepted his party nomination last night, the Rolling Stones' "You Can't Always Get What You Want' rang through the arena. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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

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Brian Wilson with his touring ensemble — a team-up of California band the Wondermints, a host of Chicago musicians, fellow Beach Boy Al Jardine and more. Christopher Stuba/Anny Celsi hide caption

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

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The Spice Girls in 1997, about a year after the release of the group's debut single, which topped the U.K. pop charts for seven weeks. John Stanton/Getty Images hide caption

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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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A Spicey British Invasion Began 20 Years Ago This Week

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Concertgoers use their cellphones during a Fifth Harmony concert March 23, 2015, in New York. The company Yondr created a locking pouch to hold phones during performances, creating a "phone-free zone." Theo Wargo/Getty Images hide caption

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Lock Screen: At These Music Shows, Phones Go In A Pouch And Don't Come Out

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Revisiting Hip-Hop Version Of The 'Morning Edition' Theme Song

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July 4 Is The Perfect Day To Reveal Summer-Feel 'Morning Edition' Theme

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'Morning Edition' Technical Director Rocks Out With Show's Theme Song

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If you're not the season's biggest fan, Weezer's "Endless Bummer" is for you. Courtesy of Weezer hide caption

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From Country Kiss-Offs To Bummer Jams, 5 Songs For Summer

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Sara Watkins' latest solo album is Young in All The Wrong Ways. Maarten de Boer/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On Her Own For Once, Sara Watkins Finds New Footing

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