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The Columbia Years 1968-1969 is a collection of little-heard, long sought-after recordings by funk artist Betty Davis. Photo by Baron Wolman/ Courtesy of Iconic Images hide caption

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Behind The Black Power Goddess: Betty Davis' Early Demos Released

Betty Davis was already gaining attention as Betty Mabry in the late 1960s when she met Miles Davis. He produced legendary sessions for her that have never been released — until now.

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Afghanistan: A Tragic Return To A War With No End

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Inspirational Friends Siriswad
Worth Everything Ever Wished For ... The End Of The Ocean
Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood Me'Shell Ndegéocello
Turn It Up Shitake Monkey
Everyday Aphrodesia
Sweat Moss of Aura
Whiplash Hank Levy

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Behind The Black Power Goddess: Betty Davis' Early Demos Released

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Go!Amigo TF Boys
Bienvenido Josh Rouse
Reckoning San Fermin
Queen Bee Medeski, Martin & Wood
Saint Pablo Kanye West
Across the Imaginary Divide Marcus Roberts Trio
Fragile Memories Mokhov

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Violent Crimes Prompt Soul-Searching In Korea About Treatment Of Women

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