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The Thistle & Shamrock: Alan Reid

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Warhead Constriction, a group of high-schoolers from Lagos, is one of many rock bands of the 1960s and '70s featured in the new book series Wake Up You! The Rise and Fall of Nigerian Rock, 1972-1977. Courtesy of Now-Again Records hide caption

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'Wake Up You!' Explores The Transitional, Post-War Rock 'N' Roll Of Nigeria

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Clockwise from upper left: Tacocat, And The Kids, Bethlehem Steel, John Congleton, Edith Crash Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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SXSW 2016 Wrap-Up: Our Favorite Discoveries And Memorable Moments

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When Cuban singer Dayme Arocena performed at SXSW, "everybody in the place fell in love with her," says NPR Music's Felix Contreras. Casey Moore/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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At South By Southwest, The Sounds Of Cuba Come To Texas

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Clockwise from upper left: Dirty Dishes, The Overcoats, Gallant, Billie Marten, KAO=S Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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SXSW 2016 Music Preview

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