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The Blue Front Cafe in Bentonia, Miss., photographed, Jan. 21, 2021, is one of oldest surviving juke joints in the state, and owned by bluesman Jimmy "Duck" Holmes, whose ninth album, "Cypress Grove," has earned a Grammy nomination for the Best Traditional Blues Album. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
In Mississippi, small-town bluesman keeps aging music aliveIn the small town of Bentonia, Mississippi, juke joint owner Jimmy “Duck” Holmes is the last carrier of a dying musical storytelling tradition
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FILE - Dolly Parton arrives at the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. The Grammy-winning singer, actor and humanitarian posted a video on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, of her singing just before getting her COVID-19 vaccine shot. Parton donated $1 million to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee for coronavirus research. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
'Vaccine, vaccine': Dolly sings 'Jolene' rewrite before shotDolly Parton rewrote the lyrics to “Jolene" as “Vaccine, vaccine,” as she got her COVID-19 shot
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2020, file photo, images of Kobe Bryant are displayed as fans enter Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse for an NBA basketball game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the New Orleans Pelicans in Cleveland. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced Tuesday, March 2, 2021, that the 2021 induction ceremony will take place at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland on October 30. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
Rock 'n' roll's big night comes to Cleveland — in fallThe Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced Tuesday that the 2021 induction ceremony will take place at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland on October 30
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FILE - Miranda Lambert performs during CMA Fest in Nashville, Tenn. on  June 12, 2011. The country music festival will be cancelled for a second year in a row due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The festival is one of the oldest country music festivals after starting in 1972. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)
CMA Fest canceled for 2nd year in a row due to COVID-19Country music festival CMA Fest will be canceled for a second year in a row because of the COVID-19 pandemic
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Cyprus Church says 'satanic' Eurovision entry must be yankedThe Orthodox Church of Cyprus is calling for the withdrawal of the country’s controversial entry into this year’s Eurovision song context titled “El Diablo”, charging that the song makes an international mockery of country’s moral foundations by advocating “our surrender to the devil and promoting his worship.”
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FILE - Singer Jhene Aiko poses for a portrait on Dec. 7, 2020, in Los Angeles. Aiko will host the 63rd GRAMMY Awards on March 14.  (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Jhene Aiko to host Grammy Award premiere ceremonyJhene Aiko will take on hosting duties at the Grammy Awards premiere ceremony this month
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2017 file photo, Jay-Z performs on the 4:44 Tour at Barclays Center in New York. Jay-Z made this year’s list of nominees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The class of 2021 will be announced in May. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)
Rock hall plans October induction before live audienceThe Rock and Roll Hall of Fame says it plans to hold the induction ceremony for its new class on Oct. 30 in Cleveland — before a live audience
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2005 file photo, Bunny Wailer performs at the One Love concert to celebrate Bob Marley's 60th birthday, in Kingston, Jamaica.  Wailer, a reggae luminary who was the last surviving original member of the legendary group The Wailers, died on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in his native Jamaica, according to his manager. He was 73. (AP Photo/Collin Reid, File)
Bunny Wailer, reggae luminary, dies in Jamaica at age 73Reggae music legend Bunny Wailer has died in his native Jamaica at age 73
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Members of the folk group The Staves, sisters, from left, Camilla, Jessica and Emily Staveley-Taylor rehearse a song in a north London recording studio on Feb. 15, 2021. The Staves released their third album, “Good Woman,” last month. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
Harmonizing at home changes life of sisters in the StavesCelestial, three-part harmony comes naturally for the three Staveley-Taylor sisters, who make up the British musical act the Staves
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FILE - Singer Phil Collins appears in front of the Alamo to announce his donation of over 200 Texas Revolution-era artifacts to the Texas General Land Office on June 26, 2014. A temporary exhibit, which includes a brass cannon used by the Mexican Army during the Battle of the Alamo and the original battle orders that calling for the attack on the Alamo, is on display beginning Tuesday, March 2, 2021 through April 25. (Julysa Sosa/The San Antonio Express-News via AP, File)
Singer Phil Collins' Alamo artifacts collection on displayArtifacts collected by Phil Collins are on display at the Alamo after the legendary musician donated the items to the state of Texas
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2013, file photo, Courtney Keating, education coordinator of The Literacy Center in Evansville, Ind., reads "If I Ran the Zoo," By Dr. Seuss, to passersby during an event to promote literacy along the Evansville Riverfront. Dr. Seuss Enterprises, the business that preserves and protects the author and illustrator's legacy, announced on his birthday, Tuesday, March 2, 2021, that it would cease publication of several children's titles including "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street" and "If I Ran the Zoo," because of insensitive and racist imagery. (Erin McCracken/Evansville Courier & Press via AP, File)
6 Dr. Seuss books won't be published for racist imagesThe business that preserves and protects Dr. Seuss’ legacy has announced it will stop publishing six titles because of racist and insensitive imagery
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Dave Brown, left, and Mike Grimes, co-owners of The Basement East, pose inside the rebuilt music venue Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. The building was destroyed by a tornado March 3, 2020, and the difficulties of reopening were compounded by COVID-19. Now, as the anniversary of the two catastrophic events approaches, the owners hope to reopen their doors, this time with masks and tables spread out throughout their 5,000 square foot space. Amid signs that the virus is slowing its spread and more people are getting vaccines, they've set their sights on spring. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Nashville music club owners recall night the music diedIt has been nearly a year since dual tragedies descended on Nashville, Tennessee: a deadly tornado that killed people in their sleep and the coronavirus pandemic
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This cover image released by Sony Music Latin/Hecho a Mano shows “Mis Manos,” a sophomore album by Colombian singer Camilo. (Sony Music Latin/Hecho a Mano via AP)
New this week: 'Coming 2 America,' Camilo and a dragon movieThis week’s new entertainment releases include Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall back in Queens for “Coming 2 America,” the sequel to the 1988 film, which is now coming straight to your living room Friday on Amazon Prime Video
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018 photo, actor Chadwick Boseman poses for a portrait in New York. Boseman portrayed music legend James Brown in the 2014 film "Get On Up." (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP, File)
With much respect, Cynthia Erivo takes on Queen of SoulThe Tony Awards could bring Cynthia Erivo another Emmy
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Artists sing during a recording session at the Grace Tabernacle Christian Center for an album of protest songs with Rev. Kevin McCall Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, in New York. A full album of songs is set for release in May, one year after George Floyd’s death at the hands of police in Minneapolis. Terrence Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, was recruited for the project by McCall, who said he believes an album of street-inspired protest anthems does not yet exist. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
George Floyd kin joins protest anthem album projectThe brother of George Floyd plays drums on a forthcoming album of protest anthems
The Associated Press1 day ago
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