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Mountain Stage

The Head And The Heart On Mountain Stage

Hear the Seattle band's beloved blend of folk, Americana, and pop, performed live in concert.

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Poll Results: Listeners Pick Their Favorite Albums of 2013

See what albums NPR listeners picked in our year-end poll for the best music of 2013.

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