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Gillian Welch

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

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Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Wye Oak

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M.I.A.

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Arcade Fire

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Honeydripper

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  • Album: Honeydripper
  • Artist: Roosevelt Sykes
  • Label: OBC
  • Released: 1961
 

Atomic Platters: Cold War Music from the Golden Age

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  • Album: Atomic Platters: Cold War Music from the Golden Age
  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Label: Bear Family
  • Released: 2005
 

Capitol Collectors Series

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  • Album: Capitol Collectors Series
  • Artist: Louis Prima
  • Label: Capitol
  • Released: 1956