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Sex Pistols Artwork To Be Featured On Virgin Money Credit Cards

You read that right. And yes, punk rock is dead.
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The Man Before The Guitar: Remembering Les Paul At 100

Paul is mostly remembered for his musical innovations, especially the instrument that bears his name. But he was also an accomplished jazz musician who kept performing even in his final years.
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Remembering Les Paul, On What Would Have Been His 100th Birthday

Les Paul, a guitar legend and music innovator, died in 2009 at the age of 94. To mark what would have been his 100th birthday, we'll listen back to a conversation he had with Terry Gross in 1992.
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Apple Announces Music Streaming Service

The tech giant, whose iTunes store is the recording industry's largest retailer, finally unveiled its streaming service, which will cost $9.99 a month for unlimited access to music.
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New Release Brings Overdue Recognition For Soul Singer Jackie Moore

Much of Moore's music was unreleased at the time of recording and some of her best work didn't get the attention it deserved. A double disc compilation of her recordings has just been released.
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Amid Violence In Baghdad, A Musician Creates A One-Man Vigil

Karim Wasfi, conductor of the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra, has been playing his cello at the sites of deadly attacks across the capital.
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With The Spotlight Gone, Omaha's Music Scene Grows

Omaha built its musical reputation on acts like Bright Eyes and its label Saddle Creek Records. While some of its biggest names have moved to New York City and Chicago, a community still flourishes.
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Kate Tempest: 'When You're Writing, It's Not About You'

Everybody Down, the new album by the English rapper and poet, is a series of glimpses into the lives of everyday Londoners. "You need to take yourself away ... so your characters can speak," she says.
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Finally At Home In New York, JiHAE Releases 'Illusion of You'

As the daughter of a diplomat, the singer-songwriter JiHAE lived in cities across the world. She tells NPR's Rachel Martin about her new album, and the tension she feels with her new home, New York.
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The Beat-Man Behind 'Birdman'

Jazz heads have known him for years, but Antonio Sanchez got a boost in 2014 for his drums-only film score. The bandleader has two new albums of his own: Three Times Three and The Meridian Suite.

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