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Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker of Sleater-Kinney. Nikko LaMere/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Burn, Don't Freeze: Sleater-Kinney On Making Art In The Midst Of Change

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Miles and Betty Davis in color in Miles' New York westside brownstone, 1969 Baron Wolman hide caption

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Electric Miles: Behind The 'Brew'

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Lydia Mendoza had one of the most extensive performance careers for Mexican American women singers and an immense recording archive. Listeners to border radio in the 1930s would have heard her music alongside that of Maybelle Carter. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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XET Station Break, Introduction, Theme Song/The Wandering Boy

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In the 1930s, when Maybelle Carter (left) was touring with her cousin Sara (center) and Sara's husband A.P. Carter as the Carter Family, the members of the group still labored on the family farm in Poor Valley, in southern Virginia. Donaldson Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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Sleater-Kinney performs on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on June 19, 2019. On July 1, drummer Janet Weiss announced her departure from the band after more than 20 years. Andrew Lipovsky/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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Maybelle Carter, playing her autoharp, performs with her daughter, Helen. Robert Alexander/Getty Images hide caption

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For Women Musicians, Maybelle Carter Set The Standard And Broke The Mold

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Maybelle Carter joined with the Carter Family in 1926. GAB Archive/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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The World Of Maybelle Carter: A Turning The Tables Playlist

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Performing "Rebel Girl" felt risky in Bikini Kill's early years, Kathleen Hanna says. "There were confrontations, things thrown at us, stuff like that. So doing that song always felt like putting my superhero cape on." Jason Frank Rothenberg/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Fascination, Friendship And Desire: Kathleen Hanna On The Reign Of 'Rebel Girl'

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Cathie Ryan is one of the artists featured on this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock. Joe Sinnott/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: From The Archives, Part 1

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Romare Bearden, Empress of the Blues. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase in part through the Luisita L. and Frank H. Denghausen Endowment hide caption

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Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase in part through the Luisita L. and Frank H. Denghausen Endowment

Bessie Smith poses for a portrait circa 1925. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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How Bessie Smith Influenced A Century Of Popular Music

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The Impressions circa 1970. Left to right: Curtis Mayfield, Fred Cash and Sam Gooden. Gilles Petard/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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'We're A Winner' Married Black Pride To An Irresistible Beat

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The original lineup of Creedence Clearwater Revival, at London's Heathrow Airport. L-R: Tom Fogerty, Stu Cook, Doug Clifford, John Fogerty. Michael Putland/Getty Images hide caption

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