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a black and white Herrera and her band in a recording studio

Exclusive 360-degree video: Magos Herrera and Brooklyn Rider perform ‘Balderrama’

The collaboration between Magos Herrera and Brooklyn Rider just released a 360-degree video of the song “Balderrama” shot in studio.

Bono and Adam Clayton of U2 performing in Mexico City in 2011

Aha moment: Bono and belly dancing

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Your Take: 2010 Census

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The strange science of immortality

Looking back on Bruce Springsteen’s rise to superstardom

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Sinatra’s ‘My Way’: Deadly karaoke in Philippines

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Frank Sinatra’s “My Way” deadly to sing in Philippine karaoke bars as altercations over the song have resulted in several deaths.

‘Rapper’s Delight’ 30 years old

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‘Rapper’s Delight’ hit the charts 30 years ago this week, transforming hip-hop from live street performance to a mainstream moneymaker.

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American Icons: Dixie

This is the tune the nation brought to war. It’s been a century-and-a-half since a minstrel tune called “Dixie” debuted in New York. The song went viral, and soon North and South alike were whistling “Dixie.” With the outbreak of the Civil War, “Dixie” became an anthem of the antebellum way of life. And today […]

Boy Sopranos and Early Onset of Puberty

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A new study finds that boys’ voices are breaking at age 12, two years younger than in 1960. That’s bad news for boy sopranos and the choirs they sing in.

The Country’s First Voter?

Wayne Gilbert listened to The Takeaway in his hometown of Rapid City yesterday morning and heard Jerry Bloomer from Hot Springs say that he voted at 9:30 a.m. MST on September 21st. Wayne voted at 8:30 a.m MST that day – a full hour earlier – so he left a comment on our website to […]