When Pink Floyd released Dark Side of the Moon in 1973, it was a breakthrough for the band's label, Harvest Records. MDV/Flickr Creative Commons hide caption

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Making The Label Matter: A Record Company's Return From Obscurity

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A worker unveils posters Tuesday for the coming season of New York's Metropolitan Opera. The Met's fall schedule could be in jeopardy if failed labor negotiations result in a lockout Friday. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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On The Eve Of A Possible Lockout, Met Opera Talks Remain Contentious

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Andrija Tokic in his East Nashville studio, The Bomb Shelter. Joshua Shoemaker/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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"Crash On The Highway" by Hurray For The Riff Raff

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Austrian pianist Paul Wittgenstein (who later became an American citizen) lost an arm in World War I. He commissioned composers including Maurice Ravel to write pieces for the left hand alone. Bettmann/CORBIS hide caption

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The Great War At 100: Music Of Conflict And Remembrance

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"I never wanted to be your weekend lover": Prince and his Purple Rain costar Appolonia Kotero. Warner Bros./Getty Images hide caption

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'Purple Rain' Taught Me How To Be In A Band

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Bryn Terfel as Wotan in the Met's production of Wagner's Ring cycle, one of the productions that has been criticized by some as too costly. Ken Howard /Metropolitan Opera hide caption

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War Of Words At Met Opera May Signal Shutdown

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Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb has warned union workers of a lockout if a contract deal isn't settled by July 31. Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images hide caption

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Labor Conflict May Lock Out Met Opera Workers

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Jorge Drexler's new album, Bailar en la Cueva, ventures into new territory for him: dance rhythms. Thomas Canet/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Finding The Anthropology In Latin Dance Music

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The 1954 Elvis Presley single "You're a Heartbreaker," recorded at one of the singer's early sessions at Sun Studio. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Inside The Sun Records Sound, A Marvel Even Today

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Maddie Marlow and Tae Dye, whose first single, "Girl In A Country Song," takes aim at one-dimensional representations of women in country music. Kevin White/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Teenage Songwriters Take On 'Bro-Country'

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