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A Tale Of Dueling Ebola Songs: One From Britain, One From Africa

African musicians have recorded a fund-raising song to help fight Ebola. They say it truly reflects what's happening in their homeland — unlike the Brit pop Ebola song "Do They Know It's Christmas?"
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World Premiere Videos: Wilbur Dunks A Chicken, Digs Into Indian Food

We proudly present the world premiere of two videos by India's first YouTube star. Life in his father's home village will be celebrated. And, yes, a chicken will take a bath.
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Mary J. Blige: 'I'm Not Worried, Trying To Keep It Real — I Am Real'

Jason King spoke to the R&B standard-bearer about her latest evolution, which comes from her roots.
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Anatomy Of A Hit: Kelly Clarkson's 'Since U Been Gone'

What makes one song sound like another? Sometimes it's coincidence; sometimes it's plagiarism. And sometimes, it's the byproduct of deliberate craftsmanship.
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Rolling Stones Saxophonist Bobby Keys Dies

Melissa Block talks with reviewer Tom Moon about musician Bobby Keys, has died at the age of 70. He was the Rolling Stones saxophonist for decades.
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Bobby Keys, Who Played Saxophone For The Rolling Stones, Dies At 70

During the course of his long career, Keys played with everyone from John Lennon to Eric Clapton, but it was work with the Stones for which he was most famous.
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At 86, A 'Jazz Child' Looks Back On A Life Of Sunshine, Sorrow

Singer Sheila Jordan, who leaped to fame in George Russell's version of "You Are My Sunshine," recalls her dirt-poor childhood and the thrill of hearing Charlie Parker play through a club's back door.
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Billboard Music Chart Marks First Major Change In 20 Years

Next week, Billboard's chart of the country's top 200 best-selling albums will for the first time include streams and downloads of singles, after decades of only counting whole album sales.
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NPR Staffers Pick Their Favorite Music Interviews

Weekend Edition is picking its favorite interviews of the year. Producer Connor Donevan speaks to NPR's Rachel Martin about his selection — an interview with the Dutch band, Mozes and the Firstborn.
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Warm Latin Music For The Chilly Holiday Season

It is officially the holiday season! Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd from NPR's alt.latino play some new (and old) music for NPR's Rachel Martin, who is looking for some great Christmas gifts.

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