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zappa

They often say that there never will be another like a particular artist. This truly is the case with Frank Zappa. Here he plays "Cosmik Debris."

Lester Young

Ry Cooder

Ry Cooder's "Jesus on the Mainline."

Beautifully played and danced version of The Blue Danube Waltz by the Vienna Philharmonic.

The Clash

The Magnificent Seven wasn't as big a hit as Rock the Casbah or London Calling, but worth a listen.

This is the kitchen of Louis Armstrong's home in Corona, Queens. It's not far from Citi Field. The house, which now is a museum, is the only home that Armstrong ever owned. One story is that while he was on tour his wife, Lucille, had the front redone. Armstrong was concerned his neighbors would think he was showing off, so he went door to door offering to have the same job done to their homes.

Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong, 1960

Louis Armstrong and Danny Kaye originally did their version of "When the Saints Come Marching In" in the movie "The Five Pennies."

Skip James

James apparently was not an easy man to get along with, and supposedly didn't like the Cream version of "I'm So Glad" that helped revive interest in him.

Mick Taylor

Etta James

It starts as You Got Me Runnin', but evolves...

Blockhead

Very creative music and animation, from Blockhead.

Woody Herman

Woody Herman's Thundering Herdd was one of the most driving and rhythmic of the big bands.

norah jones

I had no idea Norah Jones is Ravi Shankar's daughter.

Taj Mahal