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George Clinton Fights For His Right To Funk

The father of funk has been in court, trying to reclaim ownership of songs like "Atomic Dog."

Japandroids: One Part Classic Rock, One Part Punk

The duo, which sounds like Tom Petty after some Red Bull-and-vodkas, hones the scream to an art.

Making Music From Messy Relationships With 'Kin'

Kin: Songs By Mary Karr and Rodney Crowell is a new collaboration between Karr, the bestselling author and poet, and the maverick singer-songwriter. Together, they've written 10 songs, which are performed on the album by a variety of singers, including Norah Jones, Rosanne Cash and Emmylou Harris.

Neil Young: The Fresh Air Interview

Young's latest album with Crazy Horse, Americana, features songs many of us learned as children, like "Oh Susannah" and "Clementine."

'My Country': tUnE-yArDs Questions The American Dream

For singer Merrill Garbus, the idea that hard work leads to success in America is deeply suspect.