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Bill Tapia, a virtuoso ukulele player from Hawaii who learned to strum the instrument at age 7, performed for U.S. troops during World War I and was still touring and teaching well after hitting the century mark, has died. He was 103. Tapia died in his...
Pop & HissPresident Obama sang the blues on Tuesday with B.B. King, Mick Jagger and Buddy Guy for a White House blues concert. The President is one of many chief executives who have shown their musical talents in office....
Show TrackerBack in December, when it was announced that Tracy Morgan was undergoing an emergency kidney transplant and would be missing several episode of "30 Rock," my response to the news was selfish: "30 Rock" without Tracy Morgan? How will I......
Pop & HissThis post has been corrected. See note at bottom for details. The Library of Congress is flipping a switch Tuesday that will open a large chunk of the national archive of more than 3 million music and spoken-word recordings for......
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