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David Bowie in September of 1974 onstage in Los Angeles.

Watch Who Can I Be Now? How David Bowie Spent 1974

June 15, 2014 – The U.S. tour that Bowie began 40 years ago this weekend was an incubator for his transformations.

Casey Kasem, in 1975.

Watch Casey Kasem, An Iconic Voice Of American Radio

June 15, 2014 – There was a time when you didn't know what the No. 1 song in America was until Casey Kasem said so.

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Jimmy Scott performs at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in 2001.

Read Ethereal Jazz Singer Jimmy Scott Dies

June 13, 2014 – With a slight frame and a strikingly high voice, he had a late career revival.

During the CMA Festival in downtown Nashville, Miranda Lambert (left) welcomed Carrie Underwood for a duet on their hit "Somethin' Bad."

Read A Gentle Buzz At The CMA Music Festival

June 11, 2014 – Five days of organized excitement originate in a fan event, which makes for a welcoming atmosphere.

What do you mean Apple is getting rid of the headphone jack? Where's it going?

Read Apple Jacks The Headphone Port

June 9, 2014 – Your old headphones may not work with Apple products. But that might not be all bad for consumers.

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A still from Vampire Weekend's "Diane Young" music video, which has received more than 3 million views on YouTube.

Watch Reach For The Sky, YouTube: Music Service In Standoff

June 9, 2014 – YouTube has reached licensing agreements with the major labels, but has put independents on notice.

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"She has like a complete vision of music," Fernandez Miró (left) says of Silvia Perez Cruz. "She's not thinking just about vocals, about the voice. She's thinking about everything."

Watch A Catalan Singer With Many Brave And Treacherous Stories To Tell

June 7, 2014 – "The song has to have a story that I believe in and I can make my own," Silvia Perez Cruz says.

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Like the song says, his wife's gone to the country and, well, you fill in the blanks.

Read Nobody Panic! It's Only A Pop Song About Sex

June 6, 2014 – Jody Rosen says 1909's "I Love My Wife — But Oh! You Kid!" changed American popular music forever.

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After winning Italy's version of The Voice, Sister Cristina Scuccia thanks God on stage in Milan alongside her coach, Italian rapper J-Ax.

Watch Stopped By 'No One,' A Nun Wins Italy's 'The Voice'

June 6, 2014 – The TV talent show ended with a surprise breakout star, 25-year-old Sister Cristina Scuccia.

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The Dixie Cups in New York City in 1964, the year the group's song "Chapel of Love" hit No. 1 on the charts.

Watch Chart-Topping 'Chapel Of Love' Turns 50

June 5, 2014 – In 1964, a teenage girl group from New Orleans unseated The Beatles to become No. 1 on the charts.

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George Clinton emerges from Parliament-Funkadelic's Mothership on June 4, 1977, at the Coliseum in Los Angeles.

Watch Well, All Right, Starchild, The Mothership Is Back

June 4, 2014 – The Smithsonian is bringing back the funk with Parliament-Funkadelic's iconic stage prop.

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Bobbie Gentry rarely gave interviews and disappeared from public life in the mid-1970s.

Watch The Confounding, Enigmatic 'Ode To Billie Joe'

June 3, 2014 – With a suicide in the first verse, Bobbie Gentry's 1967 song became an unlikely chart sensation.

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The U.S. tour that Bowie began 40 years ago this weekend was an incubator for his transformations.

Who Can I Be Now? How David Bowie Spent 1974

The U.S. tour that Bowie began 40 years ago this weekend was an incubator for his transformations.

Jazz musicians like Sheila E. and Ralph Peterson got the percussion bug from their fathers.

Rhythm Runs In The Family: Drummers On Their Dads

Jazz musicians like Sheila E. and Ralph Peterson got the percussion bug from their fathers.

"The song has to have a story that I believe in and I can make my own," Silvia Perez Cruz says.

A Catalan Singer With Many Brave And Treacherous Stories To Tell

"The song has to have a story that I believe in and I can make my own," Silvia Perez Cruz says.

When a fat-shaming furor roils the classical world, we look closer at how women are valued onstage.

What Weeks Of Debate Have Shown Us About Women In Classical Music

When a fat-shaming furor roils the classical world, we look closer at how women are valued onstage.

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