Sam Amidon's new album is titled Lily-O. Piper Ferguson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sam Amidon's new album is titled Bright Sunny South. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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"How Come That Blood" is an old song, but in Sam Amidon's hands, it springs to life as if newly born. Samantha West hide caption

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