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Mick Fleetwood On Fleetwood Mac: 'It Would Make A Great Play'

Stream the band's new EP, and hear the drummer and founding member's thoughts on longevity, epitaphs and iTunes.

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs' new album is titled Mosquito. Dan Martensen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Thao Nguyen's Musical Life Is Far From 'Common'

A trip to a California women's prison inspired many of the songs on the folk-rocker's latest album, We the Common.

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The folk-rock legend, now 45 years into his career, plays songs from his new album, Electric.

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Duane Allman of The Allman Brothers Band lived to play music. A new box set, Skydog, collects the legendary body of work he produced before his death in 1971. John Gellman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Duane Allman: Guitar Playing That 'Gets Inside Of You'

Although he died at the young age of 24, Allman produced a legendary breadth of work. A new box set compiled by his daughter chronicles his career.

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Cloud Cult's 'Love' Channels A Life Tested By Loss

Frontman Craig Minowa talks about tragedy in his past and how the group's new album, Love, reflects his own healing process.

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Johnny Marr's new solo album is called The Messenger. Jon Shard/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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John Lennon and his wife, Yoko Ono, pictured above in January 1970, are the subjects of Jonathan Cott's new book Days That I'll Remember. Cott met Lennon in 1968 and was friends with the couple. Anthony Cox/Getty Images hide caption

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At age 76, musician Kris Kristofferson is still writing songs. His new album is called Feeling Mortal. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ron Sexsmith's new album, Forever Endeavour, comes out Feb. 5. Michael D'Amico/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After 17 Years, Adam Ant Transforms Again

The flamboyant artist behind "Goody Two Shoes" and "Stand and Deliver" hasn't been seen in the pop world for close to two decades — but he's been busy all along.

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