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Study: Music Reduces Post-Operative Pain

British researches found that playing music before, during and after surgery helped a patient feel less pain.

08/13/2015

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Stolen Stradivarius Recovered After 35 Years

The stolen violin was returned to NPR reporter Nina Totenberg 35 years after it was stolen from her father.

08/06/2015

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Looking For Love On A Dating App? You May Find Music Instead

In your quest to find a date, a spouse or a hook-up, you might discover something else when using dating apps: new music.

06/29/2015

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What David Letterman & His ‘Late Show’ Meant To Music

David Letterman was your taste-maker older brother who shared his favorite music nightly like a perfectly curated mixtape.

05/19/2015

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Taylor Swift Wins Artist of the Year at iHeartRadio Awards

The iHeartRadio Music Awards should be called the iHeartTaylorSwift Awards.

03/30/2015

Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke perform onstage during the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict Likely To Alter Music Business

A jury’s verdict that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye’s music to create their hit song “Blurred Lines” won’t just be felt by the singer’s pocketbooks — it has the potential to change how musicians work and could open the door to new copyright claims.

03/11/2015

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Foo Fighters Announce Surprise Show in D.C.

The Foo Fighters have announced a surprise show in the nation’s capital later this week.

10/21/2014

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Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse Claims

Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.

10/15/2014

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Library of Congress Honors Billy Joel With Pop Music Prize

The Library of Congress is honoring Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

07/22/2014

Baltimore's Marching Ravens perform during a preseason game between the Ravens and Atlanta Falcons at M&T Bank Stadium on August 15, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Baltimore’s Marching Ravens Holding Auditions for Musicians

Baltimore’s Marching Ravens, the largest musical organization in the NFL, will be holding auditions for musicians at the end of July.

07/16/2014

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