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Jeanette Baker got to know John Dolphin when she was an aspiring teenage singer in the 1950s.

"I can see him now walking around with that cigar," Baker says. "When he walked around, you knew he was somebody, OK, because he had that air ... which was kind of unusual in those days because being a black man with all that competence that he had, he was like a role model to us."

DJ Quik X Spoon, 'Inside Out' Remix

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Let's hear some new music now with our guides Stephen Thompson and Bob Boilen of NPR Music.

Updated below at 6:40 p.m. ET with defendants' response.

Was it a laudable snapshot of cross-generational jamming, or taking advantage of a jazz titan?

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A decade ago, you could hardly turn on the radio without hearing this song.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "MR. BRIGHTSIDE")

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