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High Heeled Sneakers Grant Green, Big John Patton et. al.
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Iron City
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Harvest Time Mike Marshall & Chris Thile
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Into the Cauldron
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Julie Harms is questioned by a plainclothes policeman outside the Zhongnanhai compound after she attempts to deliver a letter to China's top leaders, who resides inside Zhongnanhai in Beijing. The American woman is seeking justice from the central government for her fiance, who she says was unjustly charged with a crime. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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American Woman Seeks Justice, Chinese Style

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Nefertiti Miles Davis
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When I Was a Boy, for 2 guitars & jazz trio Biel Ballester Trio
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Vicky Cristina Barcelona [Motion Picture Soundtrack]
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What About RH+
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What About
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Boogaloogalick Les Hommes
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Nothing Lies Still Long Pell Mell
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Nothing Lies Still Long
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Interstate
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1979 Semi-finalist The Bad Plus
Kawanga! Los Straitjackets
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The Velvet Touch of los Straitjackets
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Return to Pelican Bay Alison Brown
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Out of the Blue
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Felucca Pullman
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Viewfinder
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Pullman

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Forest Crunk [Instrumentals] Blockhead
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Music by Cavelight
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Bossa Dorado Gaucho

Oliver Sim (far left) and Romy Madley Croft (left of center) of The xx shift roles without ever seeming hostile, cold or even unsupportive. Owen Richards hide caption

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The xx: Switching Roles In Song

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Islands The xx
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XX
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It's Your Thing Grant Green
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Jazz Chillout [Blue Note]
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