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Gary Clark Jr.'s latest album, This Land, is out now. Frank Maddocks/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Racism In American South Inspired Gary Clark Jr.'s 'This Land'

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Atlanta rapper Gunna's new album Drip Or Drown 2 is on our short list for the best albums out on Feb. 22. Spike Jordan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out Feb. 22

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Gary Clark Jr. On World Cafe

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Stephen Stills (left) performs with Buffalo Springfield on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour in 1967. CBS Photo Archive/CBS via Getty Images hide caption

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A Thousand People In The Street: 'For What It's Worth' Captured Youth In Revolt

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The Paisley Underground scene included (from top left clockwise) The Bangles (Autumn de Wilde), Dream Syndicate (Chris Sikich), Rain Parade (Stephanie Beltran), and The Three O'Clock (Chris Haston) Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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The Paisley Underground On World Cafe

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Clockwise from upper left: Aldous Harding, Ellis, Westkust, Palehound Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Music: Palehound, Aldous Harding, Sego, More

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Piroshka's debut album, Brickbat, is out now. Neil Stewart/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Piroshka Wields Political Discourse And Dreamy Guitars

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Chaka Khan's Hello Happiness is on our short list of the best albums out on Feb. 15. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top Six Albums Out Feb. 15

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