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Leon Redbone performs on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson on April 24, 1991. NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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Leon Redbone, An Unusual Singer From A Bygone Era, Has Died

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Ranking Roger, born Roger Charlery, performs with The English Beat in San Bernardino, California, on May 28, 1983. Charlery died March 26, 2019 in Birmingham, U.K. Paul Natkin/Getty Images hide caption

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Curtis Mayfield (in purple) performs in a detail from a poster advertising the 1972 film Super Fly, for which Mayfield composed the soundtrack album. John D. Kisch/Separate Cinema Ar/Getty Images hide caption

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In a pointed moment, host Alicia Keys (center) opened the 61st Grammy Awards by bringing out Lady Gaga (left), Jada Pinkett Smith (second from left), Michelle Obama (second from right) and Jennifer Lopez (right) to speak about women and music. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Kacey Musgraves, whose album Golden Hour is nominated for both album of the year and country album of the year, photographed at the 2016 Grammy Awards. Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic hide caption

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