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Johnny Clegg co-founded two important, interracial bands, and became an essential voice in South Africa. Now, he's embarking on a farewell tour after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Fiona Macpherson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A South African Superstar Says Farewell

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Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser appears on this episode of The Thistle And Shamrock. Courtesy of the artist. hide caption

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The Thistle And Shamrock: The Atlantic Bridge

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Amadou And Mariam On World Cafe

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"Roman" by Mashrou' Leila is Lebanon's song of the summer. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hope, Rebellion And Empowerment: The Multifaceted Appeal Of Mashrou' Leila's 'Roman'

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Marina Satti and dancers rehearsing for the music video to "Mantissa," a "love song to yourself" that has become an anthem for young Greeks facing unemployment due to the debt crisis. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Greek Summer Hit Fills A Generation With Hope

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Björk

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Chinese boyband TFBoys' song "Go!AMIGO" is a big hit in China this summer. VCG/VCG via Getty Images hide caption

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TFBoys' 'Go!AMIGO' Is A Summery Slice Of Pop Propaganda

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