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Waking Up Weird Royal Bangs
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Let It Beep
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Your Cheatin' Truths Glorytellers
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Your Cheatin' Truths
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Atone
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Ghosts in the Maze Richard Thompson
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Grizzly Man [Original Soundtrack]
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Baile de los danzantes Piccolodeon
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Baile de los danzantes
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Piccolodeon works for piccolo & flutes, harp & percussion
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Minor Blues Kurt Rosenwinkel
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The Next Step
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Antoine Charlie Hunter
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Gentlemen, I Neglected To Inform You You Will Not Be Getting Paid
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In the Lord of the Rings films, director Peter Jackson fused computer-generated images with motion-capture footage of actor Andy Serkis to create the decidedly nonhuman Gollum. New Line Cinema hide caption

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Face Value: Where Actors End And Effects Begin

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The Breaking of the Fellowship Howard Shore
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
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Auld Lang Syne Variations: I. Eine Kleine Nichtmusik Kremerata Baltica & Gidon Kremer
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Auld Lang Syne Variations: I. Eine Kleine Nichtmusik
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Happy Birthday
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Kremerata Baltica & Gidon Kremer

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Budget Office Director Peter Orszag (far right) has found a way to turn walking into a competitive sport on Capitol Hill. Here, he walks through the Eisenhower Executive Office Building with Vice President Biden, President Obama and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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White House Stresses Results That Can Be Measured

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They'll Never Take the Good Years William Fitzsimmons
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They'll Never Take the Good Years
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Sparrow and the Crow
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Killing Floor The Accidental
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There Were Wolves [Bonus Tracks]
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The Accidental

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Actress Anika Noni Rose provides the voice for Princess Tiana, Disney's first black princess, in the movie The Princess and the Frog. Despite the film, many critics question how far the studio has progressed in how it handles race on the big screen. Benkey/JPegFoto/PictureGroup/AP hide caption

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Despite Black Princess, Disney's Race Record Mixed

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Rip It Up Elvis Presley
Valse Romantique Yolanda Kondanassis
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Valse Romantique
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Debussy's Harp
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Eighthundred Streets by Feet Esbjörn Svensson
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Eighthundred Streets by Feet
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Tuesday Wonderland
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Day Five Explosions In the Sky
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Day Five
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The Rescue
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The Producer Lambchop
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The Producer
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No, You C'mon
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Reconstruction Site The Weakerthans
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Reconstruction Site
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Reconstruction Site
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