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International pop star Demis Roussos hams it up for the camera at the Cannes Film Festival in May 1975. Roussos died in Athens Sunday at age 68. Ralph Gatti/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Dengue Fever's latest album is The Deepest Lake. Marc Walker/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dengue Fever: Retro Pop, Cambodian Style

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Pete Sokolow (center) and his bandmates in Tarras Band, a group of younger musicians inspired by the work of 20th-century clarinetist Dave Tarras. Michael Macioce/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In Modern Klezmer, 'The Oldest Old Guy' Is The King Of The Scene

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Clockwise from upper left: Puerto Candelaria, Emel Mathlouthi, Sam Lee, The Jones Family Singers Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Discoveries From globalFEST 2015

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Red Baraat's new album, Gaadi Of Truth, comes out Jan. 20. James Bartolozzi/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Gaadi Of Truth

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Zakir Hussain learned from the best — his father, Allah Rakha, was a tabla legend. But Hussain's career really took off when he started working with the rock musicians he grew up admiring. Jim McGuire/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Tabla Master Who Jammed With The Grateful Dead

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Born in Amarante, Portugal in 1982, Marco Rodriguez began winning fado singing competitions when he was only 15. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Tapping The Sounds Of Portugal

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Hailu Mergia On World Cafe

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Malawi Mouse Boys: Hunting Mice And Singing In Harmony

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Hear Part One Of The Winter Solstice Celebration

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Jr. Gong, Stephen Marley, Cham, Sean Paul — the list goes on. A massive jam session ensues and nearly everyone leaps onstage to spit some lyrics. To call this reggae history is no hyperbole. Empress K/For NPR hide caption

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