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Kitty Wells, Pioneering Country Singer, Dies

Wells sang about the real problems of postwar life and the sad side of domesticity.
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Gospel Singer Regina Belle Reaches 'Higher'

Recovering from a health crisis is something many people like to keep private. But Grammy Award-winning singer Regina Belle, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor, hopes her story inspires fans. Host Michel Martin speaks with Regina Belle about her fight to regain her health and her latest gospel album, "Higher."
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Twist, But Don't Shout: McCartney & Springsteen Have Plug Pulled In London

At a show Saturday night in Hyde Park, the Boss welcomed the Beatle on stage. But when they went past the local curfew, organizers pulled the plug before the singers could say good night. There's video.
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Def Leppard's Joe Elliott On Covering Def Leppard

The frontman says he's laughing more than crying as the band re-records its hits for online retail.
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Bob Dylan's Famous Electric Guitar: Lost But Found?

In 1965, folk music was acoustic music. Period. And the crowd at the Newport Folk Festival that year was not happy that Bob Dylan had a wailing Stratocaster guitar. As guest host David Greene reports, a New Jersey woman says she has that very guitar.
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Souad Massi: Carrying The Sound Of Algeria On Her Back

The singer and guitarist says she's never taken the privilege of playing the music closest to her heart for granted.

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