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Charley Patton was the grandaddy of the Delta blues musicians, according to Jack White: "He's the one that all the other blues musicians looked up to. He's almost the beginning of the family tree." Courtesy of the Revenant Archives hide caption

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In A Few Fateful Years, One Record Label Blew Open The Blues

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'Suge' Knight Charged With Murder After Fatal Hit-And-Run

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Bruno Mars (left) and Mark Ronson, whose song, "Uptown Funk!," has been the No. 1 song in the country for four weeks in a row. Vevo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pop's New Old Sound: Retro Without Rules

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Everybody can play the kazoo, practically no skill required — but only two places in the U.S. make them. Kazoobie Kazoos hide caption

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Buzz Bin: A Proper Look At Where Kazoos Come From

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First Listen: Israeli Singer Asaf Avidan

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Punch Brothers May Look Like A Bluegrass Band But Their Sound Is Unique

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International pop star Demis Roussos hams it up for the camera at the Cannes Film Festival in May 1975. Roussos died in Athens Sunday at age 68. Ralph Gatti/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pete Sokolow (center) and his bandmates in Tarras Band, a group of younger musicians inspired by the work of 20th-century clarinetist Dave Tarras. Michael Macioce/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In Modern Klezmer, 'The Oldest Old Guy' Is The King Of The Scene

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Sleater-Kinney's new album, its first since 2005, is No Cities to Love. Left to right: drummer Janet Weiss, singer-guitarist Corin Tucker, singer-guitarist Carrie Brownstein. Brigitte Sire/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sleater-Kinney's Deleted Scenes

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Kim Fowley, Producer And Rock Svengali, Dies

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