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Tim O'Brien performs on Mountain Stage and North House Unplugged.

July 16, 2012 The Mountain Stage favorite brilliantly bridges the upbeat and offbeat in this recent performance.

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February 12, 2009 Mountain Stage's most frequent guest of all time plays from his first-ever solo album.

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Studio Sessions

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February 17, 2009 O'Brien is a folksinger and multi-instrumentalist who isn't afraid to stray from tradition.

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Interviews & Profiles

January 29, 2006 The latest in our occasional series from the Western Folklife Center about a song and its history.

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Tim O'Brien (left) and Darrell Scott perform live on Mountain Stage.

December 9, 2013 Hear the roots-music duo perform songs from Real Time and Memories and Moments, live in Tennessee.

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October 29, 2008 Set the mood for your spookiest Halloween yet with this selection of surprisingly creepy folk songs.

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Wye Oak

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M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Chameleon

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  • Album: Chameleon
  • Artist: Tim O'Brien
  • Label: Proper American
  • Released: 2008