The Killers perform on the season finale of NBC's The Voice last week. NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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Joe Strummer performs with his solo project, The Latino Rockabilly War, in 1989. The Clash frontman died of heart failure in December 2002. Mark Baker/Sony Music Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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The Beatles look out of the Magical Mystery Tour coach skylight, on location in England in September 1967. Apple Films Ltd/Channel Thirteen hide caption

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The Numero Group's Eccentric Soul: Omnibus includes 45 seven-inch singles highlighting local soul scenes from around the country. Courtesy of the Numero Group hide caption

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Herb Alpert (left) and Jerry Moss, who founded A&M Records in Alpert's garage in 1962. Courtesy of A&M Records hide caption

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Nickelback's Chad Kroeger performs during halftime of a Canadian football game in Vancouver. On the band's own tours, expensive pyrotechnics are more rare. Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images hide caption

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Mumford & Sons is led by singer Marcus Mumford (second from left). The band's second album, Babel, was released on Sept. 25 and is on pace to be the highest-selling debut of 2012. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bob Dylan performs on stage during the 21st edition of the Vieilles Charrues music festival on July 22, in Carhaix-Plouguer, western France. Fred Tanneau/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lighting director Jackie Finney runs the light show during concerts for the band fun. Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

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Members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot, Nadezha Tolokonnikova (left), Yekaterina Samutsevich (center) and Maria Alyokhina, at a hearing in Moscow court on Monday. Andrey Smirnov/Getty Images hide caption

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