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In Memoriam 2017: The Musicians We Lost

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How Jim Burns Transformed American Pop Music

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Heather Menzies-Urich (left), Kym Karath and Debbie Turner arrive at the 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival Opening Night Gala The Sound Of Music at TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Rich Fury/Rich Fury/Invision/AP hide caption

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Mel Tormé in Piccadilly, London, 1956. John Franks/Getty Images hide caption

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The Story Behind 'The Christmas Song'

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Kendrick Lamar Tells Story Of Our Time In Prophetic Terms With 'DAMN.'

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The 58 fatalities in October's mass shooting in Las Vegas were all caused by gunshot wounds, the county coroner and medical examiner said Thursday. A makeshift memorial on the south end of the Las Vegas Strip a few days after the shooting has photos of some of those who were killed. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chloe Howl performing in 2013. The singer was one of four women from the U.K. music industry to launch the Stop2018 campaign. C Brandon/Redferns via Getty Images hide caption

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Reggie "Combat Jack" Ossé attends the Spotify Mogul launch party in May 2017. The hip-hop personality has passed away at the age of 53. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images hide caption

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Curtis Harding (center) and his band pose inside the World Cafe Performance Studio. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Curtis Harding On World Cafe

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McNally Smith College of Music is closing at the end of its current semester, in a move that was announced via email. McNally Smith College / Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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