Jason Isbell's new album, Something More Than Free, comes as he's preparing to be a father. David McClister/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jason Isbell Has Conquered Fear, But He's Still Learning About Himself
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Jason Isbell On World Cafe
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Amanda Shires performs with her husband, Jason Isbell, on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Amanda Shires On Mountain Stage
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Amanda Shires' new album is called Down Fell the Doves. Jimmy Collins/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Violinist Amanda Shires Picks Up The Pieces
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West Texas songwriter and storyteller Amanda Shires' new album is titled Carrying Lightning. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Amanda Shires On World Cafe
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Amanda Shires: Tiny Desk Concert
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