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'Rumble' Celebrates Rock 'N' Roll's Native American Roots

The documentary discusses Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix and other Native American artists who helped shape rock's sound. Guitarist and executive producer Stevie Salas says it's "a film about heroes."

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Children walk through a rice field outside the town of Kelilalina in eastern Madagascar. Rice is the dominant food and the dominant crop on the Indian Ocean island, but changing weather patterns are disrupting production in some parts of the country. Samantha Reinders for NPR hide caption

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Erratic Weather Threatens Livelihood Of Rice Farmers In Madagascar

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Kamaloka GoGo Penguin

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How The Dream Of America's 'Nuclear Renaissance' Fizzled

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High Hopes Broke For Free
When the Levee Breaks Led Zeppelin
Sky Is a Blue Bowl Spiro
Blyth High Light Spiro

British Ambassador to the U.N. Matthew Rycroft and U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley were among the unanimous vote to impose new sanctions on North Korea Saturday. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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U.N. Approves New North Korea Sanctions Over Missile Tests

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Into the Sea The Album Leaf
Red-Eye The Album Leaf
Process of Leaving E*vax
Cube Hauschka
Strange Things (Instrumental Version)

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Yearning For An Ex? Heed Dua Lipa's 'New Rules'

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Rock musician and Native American music pioneer Stevie Salas performing in Germany in 2010. Salas served as executive producer on Rumble, which he was also featured in. Thomas von der Heiden/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Rumble' Celebrates Rock 'N' Roll's Native American Roots

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Hand Clapper Link Wray
Ace of Spades Link Wray

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