Michael Keaton is up for an Academy Award for his performance in Birdman. The movie's original score, despite receiving critical acclaim, was declared ineligible for Oscar consideration. Courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures/Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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Robert Davies (standing) and the quartet during a performance of "The Crossroads Project." Musicians include (left to right) Robert Waters, Rebecca McFaul, Anne Francis Bayless and Bradley Ottesen. Andrew McCallister /Courtesy of The Crossroads Project hide caption

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Pete Seeger performs on stage during the Farm Aid 2013 concert at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Hans Pennink /AP hide caption

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An employee demonstrates how a mother is checked for sound quality before it is duplicated during production at the Rainbo Records factory in Canoga Park, Calif. The vinyl record industry has seen an uptick in sales in recent years, keeping manufacturers like Rainbo busy. Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Citizens of Leningrad collect water from a broken main in the winter of 1942, during a blockade of the Russian city by Nazis. AP hide caption

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English singer Morrissey performs during the Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo in December. The musician told a Spanish newspaper, in a stoic discussion about his health, that he has undergone treatments related to cancer. Daniel Sannum Lauten/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A fan crowd-surfs at the 2014 Wacken Open Air heavy metal music festival in Germany. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Tammy Heinsohn (left) and Carolyn Wilson sing in the meditation room of Alive Hospice in Nashville. They're part of the Threshold Choir, which sings to the dying. Emily Siner/Nashville Public Radio hide caption

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Frankie Soto is in charge of the "underground" rock shows at an empty storefront in Stockton's Normandy Village Shopping Center. Brett Myers/Youth Radio hide caption

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Hearing 50 Cent's "In Da Club" made music-listeners feel more powerful. YouTube hide caption

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Ethiopian-born singer Meklit Hadero shows off her guitar chops and her perfect afro. Cody Pickens hide caption

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