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David Bowie, Rock's Shape Shifter, Returns

After 10 years out of the public eye, the new album from Bowie, The Next Day, proves he's still a compelling pop star in today's music world.

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Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons, winner of Album of the Year at the 2013 Grammy Awards. To date, the band's winning album, Babel, has sold 1,737,000 copies, according to Nielsen Soundscan. Jason Merritt/Getty Images hide caption

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Mumford & Sons (from left: Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford, Ted Dwane and Winston Marshall) accept the award for album of the year at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Reg Presley, The Voice Of 'Wild Thing,' Dies

The lead singer of The Troggs, who had a string of hits in the 1960s, was 71.

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Why There Are Only 100 Copies Of The New Bob Dylan Record

Only available in Europe, Dylan's new, limited-edition compilation aims to extend the copyright on unreleased material from the beginning of his career.

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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 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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Jason Lytle Balances The Studio And A Life Outdoors

The singer-songwriter reflects on abandoning the studio life for the mountains in an effort to rediscover his passion for music.

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