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Her rendition of the patriotic song had been a staple for New York Yankees and Philadelphia Flyers games for decades. Critics say that other elements of the singer's career were clearly racist.

Florence Welch adapted "Jenny of Oldstones" from the <em>Game of Thrones</em> books for last night's episode.

While the Tiny Desk Contest judges look for a winner, we're hosting weekly fan-favorite votes on fun themes. First up: entry videos filmed in the great outdoors.

On his 18th album as the animating force behind The Mountain Goats, singer-songwriter John Darnielle builds an ambitious tribute to Dungeons & Dragons — and much, much more.

For 25 years, Jason Martin has sung about futility, nostalgia and melancholy endings. Starflyer 59's new album finds a way to move forward.

The Calidore String Quartet confirms that the centuries-old formula – two violins, a viola and a cello – is still very much alive and evolving.

Chief organist Olivier Latry looks ahead at the church's extensive renovation process after the Notre Dame cathedral fire on April 15.

Guster's latest album, <em>Look Alive, </em>is a trippy and textured twist on everything you might already love about the band.

How did <em>this </em>guy manage to create a music video that rivals this year's Coachella lineup, recalling the infamous '80s supergroup that also hoped to heal the world with song?

On <em>Orange</em>, an album devoted entirely to her work, the young, Pulitzer-winning composer salutes a centuries-old genre.

Our list of the best albums out this week includes Lizzo's long-awaited debut, the rousing, infectious anthems of Johnnyswim, new music from The Tallest Man On Earth, Loyle Carner and more.

In her new film, Moss plays a punk singer struggling with addiction. "The only mistake we could make was not going far enough," she says.

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