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One Road Trip, One Novelist, One-Fifth Of The Decemberists

Two creative siblings — Decemberists frontman Colin Meloy and writer Maile Meloy — recall a family road trip made memorable by the handful of cassettes in the car.
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The Untold Story Of Singer Bobby Charles

Charles was one of those rock 'n' roll figures whose work you're almost certainly familiar with, even if you've probably heard of him. He lived in isolation, recorded very little, didn't perform live and died in 2010. Rock historian Ed Ward looks at his memorable body of work.
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Clear Channel Will Be The First To Pay Royalties For Music On Its Air

The network will pay for the recordings — not just songs — it airs, and less for those it streams.
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Egypt's Underground Wakes Up

How music that people have been listening to since last year's uprisings rewrote the rules.

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