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Glen Campbell's 'Canvas,' A Moving Farewell Album

In the liner notes to his new album, Ghost on the Canvas, Campbell writes that it's the last studio record he plans to make after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease. Rock critic Ken Tucker says the album "has a melancholy air of valedictory about it."
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Man Man On World Cafe

The group's whimsically odd songs can jump from Asian influence to '50s surf rock to heavy metal in a matter of seconds, but never cease on ecstatic fun.
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Buddy Holly At 75: A Tribute To An Unlikely Star

Listen to Me is a pan-generational tribute featuring Natalie Merchant, Ringo Starr and more.
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City and Colour on World Cafe

Alexisonfire's Dallas Green explores the therapeutic aid of songwriting in an introspective new release, Little Hell.
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Seeking A Stage, Western Opera Singers Try China

Hao Jiang Tian left China 30 years ago to be an opera star in the West. Now he's back in Beijing with a new dream: teaching Western singers the opera of his home country.
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Zoe Keating: A Symphony Unto Herself

The cellist uses computer software to record sounds and musical phrases as she plays them.

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