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At 71 years of age, iconic singer-songwriter Elton John is crossing the globe for one last time on his farewell tour.

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As part of the ramp up to the release of his new album, “Yhandi,” Kanye West has dialed the confusing behavior up another notch.

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Willie Nelson is an 85-year-old American music icon and he doesn’t care what anyone thinks. And why should he?

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With Songs Of Syria, A California Musician Rediscovers Her Armenian Language

Bedouine has a Laurel Canyon sound with a Syrian soul.

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There’s a moment on Bedouine’s self-titled debut album that tugs at the heartstrings in an unexpected way. The song “Louise” is the first of two bonus tracks on the album in which singer-songwriter Azniv Korkejian veers away from the English language that has dominated the album’s low-key, folksy sound. Instead, she offers lyrics in Armenian. That alone is unusual, perhaps even radical. There is said to be more than 5 million Armenian speakers globally — not much in the grand scheme of widely understood languages.

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