A new book explores the life of Ruth Lowe, the adventurous compositions of Alexina Louie (pictured), and the vocal influences of The Weeknd. Also in the headlines are Kye Clayton, Jeffery Straker, more 2020 lists, Richard Flohil, Ratatouille, Jimmy Iovine, Lanie Gardner, Tony Rice, Paul McCartney, Kathy Valentine, and Paula Abdul.
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