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How Do Pop Musicians Interpret Patriotism?

Whitney Houston, Ray Charles, and Lynyrd Skynyrd all pay tribute to America in their own special way.

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Top 10 Albums that Defined Being a Teen in the ‘80s (Readers’ Choice)

CultureSonar’s Gen X readers favor Michael Jackson, Tears for Fears, and The Beastie Boys.

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All the Rock That’s Fit to Print

Books about our rock heroes, written by those heroes, always have a special kick because we get to hear about their highs and lows from the most personal insider perspective possible. The best of the best lay bare their lives, struggles, and creative processes —

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When the Grammys Weigh in on the Movies…

You’d think the Grammy Awards would’ve been paying tribute to songs from the movies and television since the beginning. After all, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has been handing out Oscars for Best Original Song since 1934. (The winner that year was

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Where Were You When…You First Heard “We Are the World”?

The sign at the entrance to the recording studio famously read, “Please check your ego at the door.” And that sign was needed: a raft of top talent was pouring in to cut a charity single and video, and it was anybody’s guess who might