Lauryn Hill performs in January in Sydney, Australia. Brendon Thorne/Getty Images hide caption

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The Many Voices Of Lauryn Hill

Hear an interview with the singer and rapper whose voice is the story of the hip-hop generation.

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George Jones: The Voice Of Heartbreak

George Jones, who died Friday at 81, could pull and bend notes until they made listeners hurt.

Icelandic singer Bjork is as famous for her eccentric outfits as she is for her transcendent voice. Bernhard Kristin/ILC hide caption

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Bjork: A Celestial Voice

The Icelandic singer is as famous for her eccentric outfits as she is for her transcendent voice.

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Ella Fitzgerald had not one sad edge to her voice. She always had listeners smiling by the second note. George Konig/Hulton Archive hide caption

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Ella Fitzgerald: America's First Lady Of Song

Her "scat" singing was as dazzling as her simplest melodic statements.

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