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Willie Nelson released First Rose Of Spring on July 3. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 6 Albums Out July 3

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Jazz from the Horn of Africa: 'Ethiopiques'

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Elizabeth Weinberg

Broken Social Scene, Passion Pit And More

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Cameroonian saxophonist and vibraphone player Manu Dibango performs the title track of Africa Boogaloo. Michael Ochs Archives/Stringer/Getty Images hide caption

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