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Video Meet Rolling Stone's New Breaking Artist, the Pierces

May 16, 2007 5:16 PM ET

Who: Two preternaturally gorgeous Southern sisters who deliver sassy lyrics and traditional harmonies.

Hear It: Check out the Pierces MySpace page and go buy their new album Thirteen Tales of Love and Revenge, in stores now.

Watch it: Learn to make margaritas with Catherine and Allison Pierce, the kind of girls who love dancing to the perfectly cheesy Kenny Rogers/Dolly Parton hit "Islands in the Stream."

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Song Stories

“Nightshift”

The Commodores | 1984

The year after soul legends Marvin Gaye and Jackie Wilson died, songwriter Dennis Lambert asked members of the Commodores to give him a tape of ideas. "And the one from Walter Orange has this wonderful bass line," said co-writer Franne Golde. "Plus the lyric, 'Marvin, he was a friend of mine' ... Within 10 minutes, we had decided it should be something like a modern R&B version of 'Rock 'n' Roll Heaven,' and I just said, 'Nightshift.'" This tribute to the recently deceased musicians was the band's only hit without Lionel Richie, who had left for a solo career.

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