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The iconic jazz label boasts no shortage of groundbreaking artists, but there are many underrated Blue Note musicians that deserve their place in the sun.
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After Bob Dylan won the Nobel and pop songs are the new poetry, what other songwriters and artists are worthy of the award?
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