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3 X 3, No. 2 Giancarlo Vulcano
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Young Man's Theme Eleni Karaindrou
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Weeping Meadow
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Blue & Green Sea of Cortez
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Make It Sound
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Sea of Cortez

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Sonic Empire [Short Mix] Members of Mayday
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Where's Raymond? Joan Jeanrenaud & PC Munoz
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Pop-Pop
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A helicopter ferries a tour boat into Crater Lake at Crater Lake National Park in Oregon. Park management will be evaluating how the noise affects the soundscape and park wildlife. Jeff Barnard/AP hide caption

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Documenting The Sound Of Fallen Trees (And Planes)

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Eternal Thrills Nurses
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Dracula
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Nurses

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Peter Gunn Theme The Blues Brothers
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Blues Brothers [Original Soundtrack]
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The Blues Brothers

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Serge Folk Implosion
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One Part Lullaby
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Palestinian Statehood Bid Pits Obama Against Allies

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Lev Tahor Pharaoh's Daughter
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Haran
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Sketches Daniel Lanois
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Belladonna
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Can Michele Bachmann Get Her Groove Back?

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Republican presidential candidates debate in California on Sept. 7. NBC's Brian Williams says a moderator's persistence can reveal which questions candidates want to avoid. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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The News Tip: Don't Get Distracted In Debates

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Watching the Detectives Elvis Costello & the Attractions
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The Very Best of Elvis Costello and the Attractions
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Jon Hamm is up for another Emmy on Sunday night, and with Bryan Cranston of Breaking Bad out of the picture, is this his year? Matt Sayles/AP hide caption

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Things To Watch For At Sunday Night's Emmy Awards

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Help! [Version] The Beatles
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Anthology 2
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I'm Down The Beatles
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Anthology 2
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Trip to Ensenada Fussible
Abilene Dave Fischoff
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S C 100 Secretly Canadian
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Writer Will Reiser, left, and actor Seth Rogen are the real-life friends behind 50/50, a comedy about cancer that grew out of the jokes that got the two through Reiser's own diagnosis and treatment. Chris Helcermanas-Benge/Summit Entertainment hide caption

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Rogen, Reiser Go In '50/50' On A Few Sick Laughs

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Baseer Ornamental Eyvind Kang & Tucker Martine
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Orchestra Dim Bridges
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Coming Up On Alt.Latino: All About Brazil

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Sol Do Sul Daniela Mercury
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Canabália: Trio Em Transe
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The Honest Truth Typhoon
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A New Kind Of House
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