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Back from the brink of death, Scott McCaughey rocks on at ‘Stroke Manor’

Scott McCaughey passed out on a street in San Francisco, far from his Oregon home, only to be diagnosed with a stroke that left him in the ICU. Now, he's back on tour.

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The Woodstock 50th anniversary and a decade of 1960s nostalgia: Thank goodness it’s almost over

We’ve nearly made it through. Our long national nightmare is almost over.

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Dan DeLuca’s Mix Picks: Philly Bluegrass, Radiohead and the Lonely Island

What our music critic is listening to this week.

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The Roots are among hundreds of artists whose master tapes were destroyed in 2008 fire

After news of the fire, Questlove tweeted, “For anyone asking why Do You Want More and Illdelph Halflife wont get reissue treatment."

Dr. John, funky New Orleans ‘Night Tripper’ musician, dies

The family of the Louisiana-born musician known as Dr. John says the celebrated singer and piano player who blended black and white musical influence with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, has died

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Roots Picnic packs in 25,000 people for its first time at the Mann Center

The new location served the 12-year-old picnic well.