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Longing for Solitude Zagar
Theme from Abbadesse's Street Soulstance
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Theme from Abbadesse's Street
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Truth, Simplicity & Love
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David Chauvin Jr. lowers the oil boom while testing out the rigging. Matt Stamey/The Houma Courier hide caption

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Shrinking Coast, Expanding Oil: Shrimpers Clean Spill

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Clouds That Won't Rain Clothesline Revival
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Clouds That Won't Rain
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They Came from Somewhere
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Sarabande Yo-Yo Ma
Smells Like Teen Spirit The Bad Plus
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These Are the Vistas
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Anonymous Skulls Medeski, Martin & Wood
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End of the World Party (Just in Case)
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The Green Mosquito The Tune Rockers
Warped Sister Booker T. Jones & Booker T
Simple Things Zero 7, Henry Binns et. al.
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Simple Things
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In the Seam Yonder Mountain String Band

Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy (right) talks with ranking Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions during the committee's vote on the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan on Tuesday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Senate Committee Approves Kagan Nomination

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Sweet Part of the City The Hold Steady
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Heaven Is Whenever
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The Yellow Rose of Texas The Rim Rock Ramblers
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Way Out West
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Malik Zulu Shabazz is chairman of the New Black Panther Party, which has been designated a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center and Anti-Defamation League. Manny Ceneta/Getty Images hide caption

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Conservative Media Stokes New Black Panther Story

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Sunset Room Two Loons for Tea
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Nine Lucid Dreams
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Forest Crunk [Instrumentals] Blockhead
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Music by Cavelight
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Difford-Tilbrook Charlie Hunter Trio

Angelina Jolie plays CIA agent Evelyn Salt in Salt, a would-be blockbuster. But Salt wasn't always a take-charge woman -- in the original script, the heroine was written as a hero to be played by Tom Cruise. Andrew Schwartz/Columbia Pictures hide caption

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Heroine Chic: When Star Power Trumps Gender

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Revolting Children Matilda
Varga-Varga Chico Trujillo

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