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Backstage With Janis Joplin: Doubts, Drugs And Compassion

John Byrne Cooke was Janis Joplin's road manager from 1967 until her untimely death in 1970. So he saw a lot of rock history up close — and describes some of the details in a new memoir.

Mike (left) and Matt (right) Gragnani are 25-year-old identical twins. Together, they've been able to buy an apartment and start a business before many of their peers. Courtesy of Mike Gragnani hide caption

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Millennials Might Be 'Generation Twin.' Is That A Bad Thing?

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...Baby One More Time The Piano Tribute Players

Benedict Cumberbatch stars as British mathematician and scientist Alan Turing in The Imitation Game; Charles Dance plays Commander Denniston. Director Morten Tyldum says the movie is set up like a mystery — "like a puzzle you're piecing together." Jack English/Black Bear Pictures hide caption

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In 'Imitation Game,' An Outsider Takes Center Stage

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Imitation Game Alexandre Desplat
Bongo Confront Charlie Hunter & Pound for Pound
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An employee demonstrates how a mother is checked for sound quality before it is duplicated during production at the Rainbo Records factory in Canoga Park, Calif. The vinyl record industry has seen an uptick in sales in recent years, keeping manufacturers like Rainbo busy. Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Vinyl, Once Thought Dead, Makes A Comeback In The Digital Age

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Backstage With Janis Joplin: Doubts, Drugs And Compassion

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Get It While You Can Janis Joplin & the Full Tilt Boogie Band
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Buried Alive In the Blues Janis Joplin

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