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Kate Bush, Radiohead and Sister Rosetta Tharpe are all first-time Rock Hall nominees. Evening Standard/Getty Images, Danny Clinch, Chris Ware/Getty Images hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Lauryn Hill, Joni Mitchell (Blue album cover), PJ Harvey (Rid of Me album cover), Nina Simone, Ofra Haza (Fifty Gates of Wisdom album cover), Aretha Franklin. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Turning The Tables Takes Over All Songs Considered

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Cuban singer Daymé Arocena plays guest DJ on this week's episode of Alt.Latino. Steve Russell/Getty Images hide caption

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Music, Laughter, Honey: Dayme Arocena's Secret Recipe

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The documentary What Happened, Miss Simone? explores Nina Simone's rich and complicated life. Courtesy of Peter Rodis/Netflix hide caption

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New Documentary Finds Nina Simone 'In Between The Black And White Keys'

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Jazz singer Nina Simone pictured in 1978, the year she recorded and released the song "Baltimore." J. Minhan/Hulton-Deutsch Collection/Corbis hide caption

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Plus One: Nina Simone's 'Baltimore'

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Guest DJ Peter Gabriel

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Guest DJ Lila Downs: The Music That Makes Her Fierce

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American soul, jazz and blues vocalist Nina Simone (1933 - 2003) relaxes at the Hanover Grand during a reception held for her in London. She is here on a promotional visit and is scheduled to appear on the television show 'Frost On Sunday'. (Photo by Ian Showell/Getty Images) Ian Showell/Getty Images hide caption

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'Why?': Remembering Nina Simone's Tribute To The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Simone Steps Out of Nina's Shadow

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A Posthumous 'Soul of Nina Simone'

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Remembering Nina Simone

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Nina Simone Remembrance

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