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Davy Jones, Singer, Actor And Monkee, Has Died

The actor-turned-teen idol, who made his name in the 1960s made-for-TV band The Monkees, was 66.

Music In Political Campaigns 101

In light of recent squabbles, here's a primer on music and copyright law for political operatives.

Laura Gibson On World Cafe

On Gibson's new album, La Grande, her hushed voice is as quiet as ever, but her songs are louder.

Heartless Bastards: Rousing Songs, Born On The Road

The band's fourth album is the product of a cross-country sojourn by singer Erika Wennerstrom.

Carnaval In Uruguay: Choir Competitions In The Streets

For 40 days the singers parody everything in Uruguayan life, then go back to their regular jobs.

Jenny Scheinman: The Right Amount Of 'Mayhem'

The versatile violinist is as well-known for backing the likes of Norah Jones and Lucinda Williams as she is for her many solo projects. On her new album, Scheinman leads a band of creative risk-takers that includes guitarist Nels Cline of Wilco.