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Ravi Shankar 1985

Ravi Shankar was pulled into the spotlight in the late ‘60s when George Harrison and the Beatles were influenced by the music he played on an ancient musical instrument, the sitar, shown June 3, 1985. Shankar has returned to the classical form of sitar music known as raga sangreet after years of variation and experimentation. (AP Photo)

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