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The Telecaster: Still Wailing At 60
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Scrollworks offers music lessons and instruments for children, free of charge. Patrick Barry /State of the Re:Union hide caption

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Free Music Lessons Build A Priceless Community
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Smokey Robinson addresses the crowd at Thursday's White House musical event, flanked by singer John Legend (left) and Motown founder Berry Gordy. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Motown Legends Visit White House
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Cassette Tapes Get A West Coast Rewind
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Dawn, Running Home
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The Ensemble ACJW, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle (center), features musicians from the Academy, sponsored by Carnegie Hall and the Juilliard School. The violist to the right of Rattle is Nathan Schram. Jennifer Taylor/Getty Images hide caption

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At The Academy, A Young Ensemble Begins
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No single person gets all the cash you pay for music — parts of varying size are spread out around the industry, and those sizes change depending where you buy. Courtesy of istockphoto.com hide caption

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Where To Buy Music To Get More Cents On The Dollar To The Musician
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