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Global hit

Congress is voting on legislation that would simplify the visa application process for foreign musicians who want to perform in the U.S. The World's Marco Werman has the story.

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Not-so-live performance

A new book states that Luciano Pavarotti's performance at the 2006 Olympic opening ceremonies in Turin was lip-synched - both voice and orchestra were recorded before the ceremony, and The World's Alex Gallafent examines the significance of the claim.

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Global Hit: Black 47

The World's Marco Werman introduces us to the music of the Black 47's. Their latest CD is called, "Iraq". Band leader Larry Kirwan says material for the album grew out of his correspondence with the band's fans serving in the Iraq war.

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Global hit

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Benson Lee, director of a new documentary called "Planet B-Boy: Breakdancing has Evolved." The film documents the global expansion of breakdancing -- including an annual hip-hop competition called "The Battle of the Year."

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The violin caretaker

The World's Gerry Hadden introduces us to a musician tasked whose job is to maintain the priceless violins of Cremona, Italy: Andrea Mosconi plays the instruments regularly to keep them sounding beautiful.