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Los Lobos' latest album Tin Can Trust is their latest to combine the sounds of rock and roll, country music and traditional Mexican and Spanish tunes. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In "We Are the Men You'll Grow to Love Soon," Let's Wrestle exudes cheerfully snotty attitude. Pat Graham hide caption

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'We Are the Men You'll Grow to Love Soon' by Let's Wrestle

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On Champ, the Toronto band Tokyo Police Club has slowed down its tempo. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Soul singer Bettye LaVette takes a George Harrison song and brings out its transcendent serenity. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sugar Pie DeSanto's complete Chess singles from 1961 to 1966 are available on her album Go Go Power. Ace Records hide caption

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A death in the family inspires Mark Bates to come up with his own plan: "Skip all that, throw me off a hill." courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Newport Folk Festival 2010 Preview

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Lee Konitz performs at the Village Vanguard. John Rogers/johnrogersnyc.com hide caption

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Lee Konitz: Always Stretching His Sax

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The attempts to seem menacing in The Apples in Stereo's "Told You Once" sound anything but. Joshua Kessler hide caption

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Welsh singer Tom Jones rose to prominence in the '60s with "It's Not Unusual," which became an international hit. Marco Grob hide caption

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Michael Leonhart's "The Story of Echo Lake" is a nimble, insinuating track with an inventive and unexpected storyline. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On The Sellout, Macy Gray sings often-ambiguous lyrics that move back and forth from her "honey boo" to her career. Guiliano Bekor hide caption

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