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Buddy Emmons as a member of Ernest Tubb's Texas Troubadours, circa 1962. Elmer Williams/Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum/Getty Images hide caption

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Buddy Emmons, The Pedal-Steel Guitarist Who 'Taught Everybody To Play,' Has Died

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Vince Gill and Paul Franklin of The Time Jumpers perform at 3rd and Lindsley in 2014. The band has a standing Monday-night gig at the small Nashville club. Rick Diamond/Getty Images hide caption

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A Mexican Restaurant Turned Iconic Venue? 'That's Nashville'

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Pianist Ivan Moravec was known for his lyrical playing and recordings of Chopin and Mozart. Anost Nosek hide caption

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Hear Ivan Moravec on "Performance Today"

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To create his album Tangier Sessions, Sir Richard Bishop had to learn to love a mysterious and temperamental acoustic guitar. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Guitar In The Window: How One Instrument Steered Sir Richard Bishop's Life

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Size Matters: The Vocabularies Of Pop Musicians

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A rehearsal for the first fully staged U.S. production of Ethel Smyth's 1904 opera The Wreckers at the Bard Music Festival in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. Cory Weaver/Bard SummerScape hide caption

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One Feisty Victorian Woman's Opera Revived

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Songwriter Wayne Carson Dies At 72

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On the new album Into The Deep, the seasoned instrumentalists of Galactic team up with a host of singers including Macy Gray and Mavis Staples. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After 20 Years, New Orleans Band Galactic Lifts Off With New Voices

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Tanesha Mitchell, one of 80 amateur musicians who participated in the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's Academy Week, describes the experience as life-changing. Richard Anderson Photography hide caption

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Amateur Musicians Go Pro With The Baltimore Symphony

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