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Annye Anderson — stepsister of Robert Johnson — published her memoir Brother Robert: Growing Up with Robert Johnson in June. Ben James hide caption

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'Brother Robert' Reveals True Story Of Growing Up With Blues Legend Robert Johnson

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Members Of The Band Kiss Urge Eveyone To Mask Up

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Jazz Musicians Discover New Possibilities Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

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'Morning Edition Song Project' Will Continue Into 2021

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This Denver Bar Once Welcomed Frank Sinatra And Jack Kerouac. Now It's Closed

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Sergio Arau (center) poses with fellow Botellita de Jerez bandmates. They were one of the most influential groups in the '80s after rock re-emerged in Mexico following 15 years of censorship and repression. Lourdes Grobet hide caption

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'Rompan Todo' Explores A Turbulent History Of Latin America Through Rock Music

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In Soul, a middle-school band teacher makes one small misstep and ends up in The Great Before, a fantastical place where new souls get their personalities, quirks and interests before they go to Earth. Pixar hide caption

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In 'Soul,' Jon Batiste's Music Helps Bring Pixar's First Black Lead To Life

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August Wilson at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colo., in 2004. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc hide caption

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'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' Shines A Light On August Wilson's Vision

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A portrait of Ludwig van Beethoven, painted in 1804 by W.J. Mähler. Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Beethoven's Life, Liberty And Pursuit Of Enlightenment

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Students rehearse outdoors at The Roots of Music. The education nonprofit has kept its marching band going throughout the pandemic and resumed in-person rehearsal over the summer. Phoebe Jones hide caption

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In New Orleans, Music Education Programs Cautiously Fall Back In Step

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A toy reindeer is shown on a white background. Radio stations, looking to boost ratings and provide comfort in a pandemic-marred year, started playing songs as early as July. And listeners loved it. mattjeacock/Getty Images hide caption

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In Pandemic, The Most Wonderful Time For Christmas Songs Turned Out To Be ... In July

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