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Aretha Franklin, pictured during a television appearance in January 1972, the same month in which the project Amazing Grace was recorded. ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images hide caption

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Jeff Tweedy of Wilco performs at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on May 5, 2017, in New Orleans, La. Josh Brasted/Getty Images hide caption

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Charles Mingus poses next to a poster for his six nights of performances at the Strata Concert Gallery in Detroit in 1973. A recording of one of those nights has just been released. Sue Mingus/Courtesy of BBE Music hide caption

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An image of Mac Miller, who died suddenly in September, projected on the rear of the stage at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif., before a benefit concert organized in Miller's honor. Scott Dudelson/Getty Images hide caption

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Following their performance at the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle, The Kingdom Choir, conducted by Karen Gibson, signed a record deal with Sony Music. Their first album, Stand By Me, is out now. Jeff Spicer/Getty Images hide caption

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After Royal Wedding Spotlight, The Kingdom Choir Releases Debut Album

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Suspiria is the first film score by Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke. Greg Williams/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Thom Yorke On Scoring The New 'Suspiria'

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In her solo work and with the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Giddens has helped shepherd the revival of the black string band tradition in American consciousness. Claire Harbage and Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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"Mother" Maybelle Carter (left) performs with her daughter Helen in 1977 at the A.P. Carter Memorial Festival in Virginia. Robert Alexander/Getty Images hide caption

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'Will The Circle Be Unbroken' Connects Musicians, Generation After Generation

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Big Freedia performs during the 2018 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans. Photo Illustration: Tim Mosenfelder/WireImage/Getty Images and Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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Slick Rick released his debut album The Great Adventures of Slick Rick in 1988. Al Pereira/Getty Images hide caption

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How Slick Rick And Queen Latifah 'Breathed Life Into Hip-Hop' In 1988

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Tegan and Sara perform in 2016 in Australia. Photo Illustration: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images and Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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"I Am Woman" singer Helen Reddy performs in 1970. Ian Dickson/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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You're Gonna Hear Them Roar: 'I Am Woman' Is An Anthem Beyond Its Era

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Cher's dance anthem "Believe" was released 20 years ago this month. Rick Stewart/Getty hide caption

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20 Years Of Cher's 'Believe' And Its Auto-Tune Legacy

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