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Members of Unconscious Collective getting ready for ritualistic jazz-rock battle. Ginger Berry/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Viking's Choice: The Year In The Loud And The Weird

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The Waitresses' members were in the middle of a tour behind "I Know What Boys Like" when "Christmas Wrapping" took over the radio in 1981. David Corio/Redferns hide caption

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Couldn't Miss This One: Behind 'Christmas Wrapping'

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Crate-digger and director Mitchell Kezin shows off one of his Christmas finds in a still from his documentary, Jingle Bell Rocks! Elaine Littman/Courtesy of Oscilloscope Laboratories hide caption

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Have An Oddly Jolly Christmas: A Quirky Holiday Playlist

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Charismatic Singer Joe Cocker Dies At 70

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Nick Lowe Brings His 'Quality Holiday Revue' To America

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Listen To Bob And Robin's Holiday In Space

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Lucinda Williams: Tiny Desk Concert

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