Mother is the solo debut of Natalie Maines, former Dixie Chicks frontwoman. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Iggy & The Stooges just released a new album, Ready to Die. David Raccuglia/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Vampire Weekend in New York City: (from left) Chris Tomson, Chris Baio, Rostam Batmanglij and Ezra Koenig. Alex John Beck/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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John McVie, Mick Fleetwood, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks have returned with their first new music as Fleetwood Mac in a decade. Neal Preston/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Phoenix's latest album is called Bankrupt! Left to right: Thomas Mars, Laurent Brancowitz, Christian Mazzalai, Deck d'Arcy. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bob Boilen, host of NPR Music's All Songs Considered, interviews Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone of The Zombies at SXSW. Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

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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 & The Get Down Stay Down's new album is titled We The Common. Nick Walker/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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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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Dave Grohl reunited with his old friend Butch Vig (at console), the producer of Nirvana's Nevermind, for the making of Sound City: Real to Reel. Sami Ansari/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Cloud Cult's new album is titled Love. Cody York/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Robyn Hitchcock's latest album is called Love from London. Michèle Noach/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Richard Thompson performs live at the All Things Considered studio. Claire O'Neill/NPR hide caption

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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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Thom Yorke of Atoms For Peace. Not pictured from the band: Nigel Godrich, Flea, Mauro Refosco and Joey Waronker. Eliot Lee Hazel hide caption

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Trixie Whitley first emerged several years ago as the lead singer of the Daniel Lanois project Black Dub. Her debut as a solo artist is called Fourth Corner. /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Adam Ant's first album in 17 years, Adam Ant is the Blueblack Hussar in Marrying the Gunner's Daughter, is an ersatz musical memoir. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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