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Bartees Strange explores his journey from 'Farm to Table'

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St. Louis Cardinals players Curt Flood, Bill White and Bob Gibson, pictured in 1966, 1962 and 1967, respectively. They are the focus of a new History Channel documentary about the Black baseball players who followed Jackie Robinson into the major league. AP hide caption

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Black baseball players struggled long after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier

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Where is 'Harry's House' anyway? Harry Styles explains

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A center dedicated to Bob Dylan prepares to open in Oklahoma

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With 'Humble Quest,' Maren Morris is closely following her compass

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The four 'SZNZ' of Weezer

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Stevie Wonder, photographed arriving in London on Jan. 25, 1974 — almost directly in the middle of what many refer to as the artist's "classic period." Dennis Oulds/Getty Images hide caption

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Half a century ago, Stevie Wonder defined what an 'artist's classic run' could mean

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Country singer Brent Cobb explores his faith on new gospel album

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What was the best album of 2021? It depends which critic you ask

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'I don't think about the dance floor': Jlin's complicated rhythms

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NPR Music critic Ann Powers writes that Adele's new album, 30, "engages with the world — through lyrics that trade adolescent romanticism for genuine self-examination." Her new album, 30, is out now. Simon Emmett/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Adele talks coming back to Earth at '30'

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Under the thunder that opens Led Zeppelin's 'When the Levee Breaks'

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Kacey Musgraves, whose follow-up to her Album of the Year-winning Golden Hour, titled Star-Crossed, was released Sep. 10, 2021. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kacey Musgraves: 'Star-Crossed' And Thriving

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Lorde, whose new album Solar Power was released Aug. 20, 2021. Ophelia Mikkelson Jones/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lorde, Now Fully Adulting, Embraces A Folksy Analog On 'Solar Power'

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IDK released his second studio album, USEE4YOURSELF, in early July. Johnny Nunez/WireImage hide caption

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On New Album, Rapper IDK Reconciles A Disparate Self: 'And Here We Are Today'

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