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Rachel Portman was the first woman to win an Academy Award for best original score. Her latest album ask the river is her first not written for a film or stage production. Benjamin Ealovega/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Rachel Portman Steps Away From The Screen With 'Ask The River'

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Fantastic Damage, El-P's solo debut from his years before Run the Jewels, has come to streaming services after years out of print. Daniel Medhurst/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Betty Wright in 1975, when she was 21 years old, stands with a display of some of her album covers. Wright was already a veteran by the time she was out of her teens, having released four studio albums that included multiple songs that would be career signatures. Central Press/Getty Images hide caption

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Little Richard's Life In 10 Songs

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The artist Ambrose Akinmusire will release on the tender spot of every calloused moment on Blue Note this June 5. Ogata/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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