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Janis Joplin in 1969. Evening Standard/Getty Images hide caption

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A Picture Of Janis Joplin, In Shades Of 'Blue'

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Mdou Moctar is a local star among the Tuareg, based in the city of Agadez. Happily, Prince's iconic purple motorcycle also survived the translation. Courtesy of Christopher Kirkley hide caption

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'Purple Rain' — As Retold In A Language Without A Word For Purple

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Bass iconoclast Jaco Pastorius (seen here in 1986) is the subject of a new documentary produced by Metallica's Robert Trujillo. Claus Eckert/Sony Legacy hide caption

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Metallica's Robert Trujillo On His Hero, Jaco Pastorius

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Robin Eubanks' new album, More Than Meets The Ear, is out now. Walt Denson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hendrix On A Horn: The World Of Robin Eubanks

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Richard Carpenter Weighs In On How To Craft The Perfect Pop Song

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Itzhak Perlman: I'm Not On The Stage To Walk, I'm On It To Play

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Clockwise from top left: Raury, Rayland Baxter, Kali Uchis, Blind Pilot. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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On Thanksgiving, Four Musicians Show Mutual Gratitude

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Broadway Composer John Kander Reflects On A Career Of 'Hidden Treasures'

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Adele's new album, 25, is out now. Alasdair McLellan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'You Can't Prepare Yourself': A Conversation With Adele

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Alessia Cara's debut album, Know-It-All, is out now. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alessia Cara Becomes The Life Of The Party

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Sam Phillips, the founder of the label Sun Records, poses with Elvis Presley. Courtesy of Tom Salva/Little Brown & Co hide caption

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The Man And The Mistakes That 'Invented Rock 'n' Roll'

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Israeli violinist Itzhak Perlman in 2009, playing his Stradivarius during a rehearsal with musicians from the Simón Bolívar National Youth Orchestra in Caracas, Venezuela. Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'My Goal Is To Not Be Bored By What I Do': Itzhak Perlman At 70

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What Alt. Latino's Listening To This Week

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Carla Morrison's new album, Amor Supremo, is out now. Maureen Evans/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Carla Morrison Looks Hard At Love's Gray Areas

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Brothers Mychael and Jeff Danna composed the music for the new Pixar film The Good Dinosaur. "The entire process of making a music score is additive, so every little detail becomes part of the whole," Mychael says. Cassandra Church/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Good Dino-Score: Behind The Music Of Pixar's Latest

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