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Musicians Pay Tribute To Blind Willie Johnson On 'God Don't Never Change'

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Jazz Legend Sonny Rollins Revisits Past Performances With 'Holding The Stage'

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The latest release of James Brown's music, Get Down with James Brown: Live at the Apollo Vol 4, was recorded in 1972 — and finally released this year. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'James Brown: Live At The Apollo Vol. 4' Is A Marvelous And Mysterious Time Capsule

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Sturgill Simpson Moves Into Uncharted Waters In 'A Sailor's Guide to Earth'

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Beyoncé's new visual album, Lemonade, is out now. TIDAL hide caption

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Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' Is Defiant In The Midst Of Upheaval

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Henry Threadgill Doubles Up On 'Old Locks And Irregular Verbs'

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Peter Wolf's 'Cure for Loneliness': Music With An Undercurrent Of Melancholy

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Leapling's Suspended Animation is out June 10 on Exploding In Sound Records. Anna Sian/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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08Hey Sister

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    Hey Sister
    Album
    Suspended Animation
    Artist
    Leapling
    Label
    Exploding In Sound Records
    Released
    2016

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Guitar Prodigy Julian Lage Finds His Sweet Spot With 'Arclight'

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Fresh Air Remembers Country Music Legend Merle Haggard

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Musicians from the French ensembles Dedalus and Muzzix have recreated an album by Moondog, originally released in 1971. Christian Mathieu/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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24Behold

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    Behold
    Album
    Louis "Moondog" Hardin: Round the World of Sound
    Artist
    Dedalus / Muzzix
    Label
    New World Records
    Released
    2016

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