Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural Jr. of Buckwheat Zydeco died Saturday morning from lung cancer. He was 68. Rick Olivier/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Buckwheat Zydeco's Stanley 'Buckwheat' Dural Jr. Dies At 68

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The Who in 1969, the year the group released the rock opera Tommy. Earlier in the 1960s, the band says it only cared about singles. By 1971, it was making albums that would help define the "heritage rock" industry. Steve Wood/Getty Images hide caption

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"Jack [Rose] transcended the shadow of [John] Fahey, and I think that's really difficult to do," Steve Gunn says. "It was undeniable when he played — people paid attention." Sam Erickson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Handsome Family's Rennie and Brett Sparks split songwriting duties. Rennie writes the lyrics, then Brett puts her words to music. Meow Wolf/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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For The Handsome Family, Music Is A Safe Place To Express 'Terrifying Things'

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Grime artist Skepta accepts his award after being announced the winner of the Mercury Prize on September 15, 2016 in London, England. Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images hide caption

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From Trash To Triumph: The Recycled Orchestra

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In 2011, Rolling Stone named Nels Cline one of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. Nathan West /Blue Note Records hide caption

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Guitarist Nels Cline On 'Lovers,' An Album 25 Years In The Making

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"There are some things that are whispered and some things that are shouted, and I'm not in a shouting place right now," Brian Fallon says. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of Big Hassle Media hide caption

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Brian Fallon Loves Bruce Springsteen, Just Please Don't Leave It At That

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When Tara Thompson started writing songs, she didn't invoke her country superstar cousin, Loretta Lynn. "I wanted to do it myself," she says. Courtesy of The Valory Music Co. hide caption

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Nashville's New Country Cousin

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The Chainsmokers' Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart, seen here performing in Hollywood this past February, have two Top 10 hits on their hands, thanks in large part to their guest vocalists. Christopher Polk/Getty Images hide caption

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The 19-year-old rapper Desiigner, whose song "Panda" is one of the year's biggest hits, on stage at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in July. Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images hide caption

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In The Race For The Song Of The Summer, 'Panda' Runs On A New Track

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