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When Pop Broke Up With Jazz

For the first half of the 20th century, Tin Pan Alley songwriters like Irving Berlin and the Gershwins dominated pop music. By the the 1950s, tastes had changed, and the music changed with them.

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Third World Love Story Omer Avital
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The Akron Police Department training class works out at Kent State Basic Police Officer Training Academy. Donald Clayton is the only African-American in the class of 20. M.L. Schultze/WKSU hide caption

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In Recruitment Effort, Akron Police Seeks To Mirror The Community

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The Quiet Life Dirty Gold
Don't You Know Jamie Cullum
L.O.V.E. Onra

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Leaky Blood Vessels In The Brain May Lead To Alzheimer's

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Freight Train Julian Lage
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I Walked Alone [Get a Room! Remix] YACHT

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'American Sniper' Exposes Unresolved Issues About The Iraq War

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The Wilderness Flagship
A Babord A Tribord Igor and the Hippie Land

Pakistani soldiers escort students as they leave the Army Public School in Peshawar on Jan. 12. The school has reopened after last month's attack by the Pakistani Taliban that killed more than 130, most of them teenage students. A Majeed/AFP/Getty hide caption

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After The Slaughter, A Pakistani School Seeks To Heal

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Goodbye, Garden Yeti: In-Flight Catalog SkyMall Files For Bankruptcy

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Skyfall [Instrumental] [Instrumental] Adele
Yègellé Tezeta (My Own Memory) Mulatu Astatqé

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, seen here at the inauguration of Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, will attend the Iowa Freedom Summit. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Iowa Freedom Summit Looks Something Like 2016 Is Underway

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Auto Loan Surge Fuels Fears Of Another Subprime Crisis

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Uncle Ace Blood Orange
Don't You Know Ray Charles

Dominic Ongwen, a Ugandan commander in warlord Joseph Kony's feared militia, waits for procedures to start at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, on Jan. 26. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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A Former Child Soldier Will Stand Trial In The Hague For War Crimes

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Soul and Onward Do Make Say Think
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No Concern of Yours Punch Brothers
Dancing in the Dark Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

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When Pop Broke Up With Jazz

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Crazy Willie Nelson & Leon Russell
Crazy Diana Krall

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