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R.I.P. "Godfather of World Music" Ravi Shankar

Listen to why John Coltrane, the Rolling Stones and the Beatles all revered the famed Indian sitarist

It's hard to overstate the musical significance of Indian sitarist Ravi Shankar, who died last night at the age of 92. Perhaps best known now as Norah Jones' estranged father, the musician's 60-year career influenced everyone from John Coltrane to the Rolling Stones to, most famously, the Beatles (Exhibit A: the Fab Four's classic "Norwegian Wood.")

Take a listen to some of Shankar's most popular songs below and find out why so many Western musicians looked to him for inspiration and collaboration. The more you know.

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June 23: Jack White's Really Rooting for the Home Team

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Were the Cubs down or something? Jack White was spotted at last night's baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and San Diego Padres looking absolutely miserable. The Cubbies pulled out a 6-0 win over San Diego last night so the White Stripe ideally should have been enjoying himself in spite of the team's current 41-57 record. 

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