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Read The Rise, Fall And Redemption Of New Orleans' 'R&B Emperor'
December 23, 2012 – Ernie K-Doe pierced the national consciousness in 1961 with the song "Mother-in-Law."
Read This Is What It Sounds Like When Two Women Cover Prince
December 22, 2012 – SNL alumna Maya Rudolph and musician Gretchen Liberum co-lead the cover band Princess.
Listen NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums Of 2012
Read NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2012
Read Staff Picks: Our Favorite Music Books Of 2012
Watch 'Kuduro,' The Dance That Keeps Angola Going
Read Marin Alsop: A Utopian Musical Dream From South America
December 22, 2012 – The conductor of the Sao Paulo Symphony is inspired by Brazil's commitment to classical music.
Watch Ne-Yo On A Career Made Stronger By Missteps
Read The Black Arts: Making Jazz In The Mainstream
Watch Last-Minute Gift Alert: The Season In Music Box Sets
December 20, 2012 – Critic Tom Moon explains why three lavish new collections are worth your attention.
Watch Loving Rush, With All My Heart And Brain
Watch Joe Strummer's Life After Death
Read Homeboy Sandman: A Rapper Leaves Law Behind
Read 10 Artists You Should Have Known In 2012
Read Tunes To 'Work Hard, Play Hard, Pray Hard' To