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40 Years Since Marvin Gaye's Forgotten Classic

November 19, 2012 – Cameron Crowe and Trevor Lawrence discuss the re-release of Gaye's soundtrack for Trouble Man.

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King Animal is Soundgarden's first studio album in 15 years.

Watch Armed With Age And Experience, Soundgarden Returns

November 18, 2012 – Singer Chris Cornell discusses the band's breakup, reunion and the new album, King Animal.

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Willie Nelson has recorded more than 100 albums and was given a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000.

Read Willie Nelson: Road Rules And Deep Thoughts

November 18, 2012 – The 79-year-old country singer's new memoir collects his thoughts from long stretches on tour.

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DJ Shadow's latest release is the career-spanning, limited-edition box set Reconstructed.

Watch DJ Shadow On Sampling As A 'Collage Of Mistakes'

November 17, 2012 – The hip-hop producer says he loves scouring old records in search of "accidental brilliance."

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Vintage Trouble recently reissued its 2010 debut, The Bomb Shelter Sessions.

Read Vintage Trouble: Rock 'N' Roll Finds Its Soul

November 17, 2012 – On tour with The Who, the retro R&B outfit has risen swiftly since forming just two years ago.

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Mick Jagger says "Gimme Shelter" is about a "world closing in on you."

Watch Mick Jagger On The Apocalyptic 'Gimme Shelter'

November 16, 2012 – The 1969 song is about a "world closing in on you" — and it still speaks to us today.

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Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood says 1980's "Dance (Pt. 1)," which he helped write, was designed to get people moving.

Watch Ron Wood's Funky Contribution To The Stones Canon

November 15, 2012 – Wood says the disco-inflected "Dance (Pt. 1)," which he helped write, always gets people moving.

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Ambient music composer William Basinski says the four-volume work, now a box set, saved his life.

Listen Divinity From Dust: The Healing Power Of 'The Disintegration Loops'

November 15, 2012 – Ambient music composer William Basinski's masterpiece is the sound of audio tapes falling apart.

From coffeehouses to punk clubs, Matt Haimovitz has played his cello in some surprising places.

Listen From Schubert To Hendrix: Guest DJ Matt Haimovitz

November 15, 2012 – Hear an eclectic mix of music as the adventurous cellist spins his favorites in the studio.

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Charlie Watts says "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction," The Rolling Stones' 1965 hit, "sums up the whole period" in the band's development.

Watch Charlie Watts On What Makes 'Satisfaction' So Satisfying

November 14, 2012 – The Rolling Stones' drummer says the 1965 hit "sums up the whole period" in the band's development.

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Guitarist and songwriter Keith Richards calls "Street Fighting Man" one of his favorite Rolling Stones songs.

Watch Keith Richards: 'These Riffs Were Built To Last A Lifetime'

November 13, 2012 – The guitarist and songwriter calls "Street Fighting Man" one of his favorite Rolling Stones songs.

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Legendary guitarist and songwriter Pete Townshend composed rock operas like Tommy and Quadrophenia, and helped define rock music for generations.

Read 'Who I Am': The Public And Private Pete Townshend

November 12, 2012 – In Who I Am, Pete Townshend explores how his childhood informed his dreams of becoming an artist.

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Rita reimagined classic Persian songs for her latest album, My Joys.

Watch Iran To Israel And Back To Iran: Rita's Music Goes Home

November 12, 2012 – The singer's album, My Joys, has successfully crossed borders to her homeland, despite being banned.

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Cody ChesnuTT just released his second full-length album, Landing on a Hundred.

Read Cody ChesnuTT: Vintage Soul With A Sense Of Place

November 11, 2012 – ChesnuTT says the sound of his first album in a decade owes a lot to the city where it was made.

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Soprano Maria Slatinaru and bass Paul Plishka perform in a 1986 production of Verdi's La Forza del Destino at the San Francisco Opera.

Read Verdi's 'La Forza,' Born Under A Bad Sign

November 10, 2012 – The opera flopped on its first run, and carries the stigma of cursing those who perform it.

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First Listen

The singer-songwriter, who died last year, has already inspired two double-length tribute albums.

First Listen: 'Farewell Transmission: The Music Of Jason Molina'

The singer-songwriter, who died last year, has already inspired two double-length tribute albums.

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Two music writers dig to the bottom of why other people's bad taste in music bothers us so much.

Why We Fight About Pop Music

Two music writers dig to the bottom of why other people's bad taste in music bothers us so much.

Listen closely to Sturgill Simpson's classic-sounding country and you'll hear plenty of surprises.

God, Drugs And Lizard Aliens: Yep, It's Country Music

Listen closely to Sturgill Simpson's classic-sounding country and you'll hear plenty of surprises.

Alaska-based composer John Luther Adams won for his orchestral <em>Become Ocean</em>.

Alaskan Composer Wins Pulitzer For 'Become Ocean'

Alaska-based composer John Luther Adams won for his orchestral Become Ocean.

The rap duo and its fans might not have the same expectations about this summer's reunion tour.

Reunited And It Feels A Little Awkward: OutKast At Coachella

The rap duo and its fans might not have the same expectations about this summer's reunion tour.

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