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Malena Cadiz submitted the song "Call It A Night" to the Tiny Desk Contest. YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Elyse Weinberg rolled with Neil Young and Joni Mitchell in the late '60s, and released only one LP before leaving the music industry. David Elliot/Courtesy of Numero Group hide caption

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"Lord Invader will never surrender / Me one alone," the calypso singer boasts on 1960's Calypso Travels. Courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways hide caption

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Traced in Air not only reinvigorated but reinvented Cynic, a metal band co-founded by guitarist Paul Masvidal and drummer Sean Reinert, who died Friday. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Today's Active Lifestyles, Polvo's second album from 1993, gets a slight makeover from its original, puke yellow-and-green color scheme for a vinyl reissue. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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