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And Lay Debo Band
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Shine And The Moonbeams: R&B For The Kids

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Do You Ever Stop Shine and the Moonbeams
Attraction Bibi Tanga & the Selenites

After Medgar Evers was murdered, his wife, Myrlie Evers, carried on his work. This photo shows Myrlie Evers and her children, Van, 9; Darrell, 16; and Rena, 14, in June 1969 in their Claremont, Calif., home. AP hide caption

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Medgar Evers' Son Honors Civil Rights Icon In His Own Way

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Burnt Biscuits Booker T. & the MG's

Jeanne Pincha-Tulley, a Type 1 incident commander, addresses the media in the then-evacuated town of Idyllwild, as the Mountain Fire grows closer. Pincha-Tulley has a reputation for being frank and direct with the media and public. "For the next two days," she said, "the fire is going to put embers right over this town." Nate Rott/NPR hide caption

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Firefighting's First Female General Makes Order Out Of Chaos

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Mack the Knife Boston Pops Orchestra
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Macha Medeski, Martin & Wood
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Stranger in Town Pat Metheny

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Brains Of Dying Rats Yield Clues About Near-Death Experiences

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Africa Karriem Riggins
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Lanza Perfume Sol Pereyra

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Question Of The Week: What Are The Best Apps For Making Music?

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So Obvious Legs

This simulated image shows what information about a Higgs particle would look like in the proposed International Linear Collider. Norman Graf/interactions.org hide caption

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Particle Physicists Want A New Collider To Study The Higgs

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Os Grilos (The Crickets Sing for Anamaria) Walter Wanderley
Lengua del Rio Gnawledge