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Mr. Rotten's Songbook hosts every lyric from John Lydon's 40-plus year career in punk. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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John Lydon On Anarchy, Politics And 'Mr. Rotten's Songbook'

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Music Magazine: Sergio Mendoza, Vinyl Collectors And Tejano Punks On Film

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'As I Walk Through The Valley' Captures South Texas' Vibrant Music Scene

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Sergio Mendoza's Orkesta Mendoza fuses sounds from both the U.S. and Mexico. Josh Harrison/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Orkesta Mendoza: A Border Story

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The Chulita Vinyl Club embraces old-school records and empowers young women. This is the Los Angeles chapter. Arlene Mejorado/Courtesy of Chulita Vinyl Club hide caption

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For The Chulita Vinyl Club, Crate Digging Is More Than A Hobby

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Laura Marling's new album is Semper Femina. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Laura Marling On The Notion Of The Female Muse

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La Vida Boheme's latest album is La Lucha — or, "the struggle." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After Fleeing An Apocalypse, La Vida Boheme Embraces Its Immigrant Story

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Singer-songwriter Diana Gameros, originally from Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, now lives in the Bay Area. Joan Cerqueiro/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Tiny Desk Contestant Diana Gameros: 'How Can I Dissolve Borders?'

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"Sometimes when I do receive a song, I do feel like I'm going to the place where that song was originating from," Valerie June says. Jacob Blickenstaff /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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When Valerie June Writes Music, It Begins With A Voice In Her Head

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"I was learning so much in school and becoming a more confident problem solver, but I was losing my identity as a musician," Jesy Fortino says of her time away from Tiny Vipers. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jidenna's new album, The Chief, is a dedication to his late father. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jidenna On What It Means To Be 'The Chief'

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Crowds gather to watch Calle 13's Residente at SXSW's All Latino Resist Concert. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Latin Musicians Bring A Message Of Resistance To SXSW

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Larry Mullen Jr, Adam Clayton, The Edge and Bono will take U2's The Joshua Tree on the road this summer for the album's 30th anniversary. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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U2 On 'The Joshua Tree,' A Lasting Ode To A Divided America

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