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In 1959, Alan Lomax traveled through the American South to record the stories of folk musicians. Shirley Collins/Library of Congress hide caption

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Folklorist Alan Lomax: Everyone Has A Story

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Game Kid Blues [/Buddy Carter Rag ...Piano Instrumental][Instrumental][ Jelly Roll Morton
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The Complete Library of Congress Recordings
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Po' Lazarus James Carter And The Prisoners
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O Brother, Where Art Thou?
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Will Ferrell plays a bookish cop married to Eva Mendes in the new action-comedy The Other Guys. Macall Polay/Columbia TriStar Marketing Group hide caption

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Will Ferrell, Adam McKay Champion 'The Other Guys'

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Doctor Pasta Danny Green
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With You in Mind
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Jungle Struttin' The Lions & Lions
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Matt LeBlanc (left) plays himself in the new Showtime comedy Episodes, which also stars Stephen Mangan and Tamsin Grieg as married screenwriters struggling to adapt their British comedy for an American audience. Colin Hutton/Showtime hide caption

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For Anglophiles, Three New TV Shows To Enjoy

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A Grand Night for Swinging Mary Lou Williams
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Mary Lou Williams Presents Black Christ of the Andes [Bonus Tracks]
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5:30 Am Scott Colley
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5:30 Am
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Empire
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Dean (Ryan Gosling) is content centering his life around his family; he must reconcile his desires with his wife's ambitious career plans in Derek Cianfrance's Blue Valentine. Davi Russo/The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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'Blue Valentine': A Romance Raw And Unhinged

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No. 1 Chick Corea
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Children's Songs
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