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Five Great Albums By Classic Artists In 2013

We’re grateful that some of the greatest artists of all time are still adding to their respective legacies with excellent new albums. Here, then, are five great albums that legends released in 2013.

12/30/2013

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Questlove Pens ‘Soul Train’ Book

The drummer told SPIN magazine, “I’ve spent every free second of my life listening to music, watching Soul Train, creating music, and reading books about music. That’s what I did with my life.”

10/15/2013

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The Roots & Elvis Costello To Release Collaborative Album ‘Wise Up Ghost’

“We had 13 or 14 songs, but then we said, ‘Ooh! Wait a minute! Let’s replace four of these songs with four better songs!” Questlove said.

05/29/2013

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Frank Ocean In Six-Way Tie For Most GRAMMY Noms

He stands with Kanye West, Jay-Z, The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, fun., and Mumford & Sons as the six artists who have six nominations each, topping all other artists.

12/06/2012

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Which LPs Should Questlove Cover In His NYU Course On Classic Albums?

The Roots’ Questlove – drummer, DJ, “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” sidekick and man about town – will soon be Prof Questo.

10/17/2012