Tadd Dameron (smiling at center) was an important figure in American jazz and bebop. He is shown here with Fats Navarro on trumpet, and Charlie Rouse and Ernie Henry on saxophone. William Gottlieb/Library of Congress hide caption

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Stompin' Tom Connors performs at the 2008 NHL Awards at Elgin Theatre in Toronto, Canada. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images hide caption

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Cornetist Adam Rosbottom rehearses with the Grimethorpe Colliery Band in January. The band was founded in South Yorkshire, England, in 1917. Christopher Werth hide caption

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Alvin Lee performing with Ten Years After in the early 1970s. Lebre Sylvie /Dalle /Landov hide caption

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A law designed to protect copyrights on music and movies put digital locks on all sorts of things. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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David Bowie's album, The Next Day, will come out on March 12. Jimmy King/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Temptations circa 1974. They are, clockwise from the left, Dennis Edwards, Melvin Franklin, Richard Street, Otis Williams and Damon Harris. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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A youthful Van Cliburn, captured mid-concerto. Courtesy of the Van Cliburn Foundation hide caption

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Strict laws made it impossible for the Iranian singer Hani to pursue her dream in her home country. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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