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Poll Results: Listeners Pick Their Favorite Albums Of 2015

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All Songs Considered: The Year In Music 2015

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Jason Isbell, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

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Jason Isbell Has Conquered Fear, But He's Still Learning About Himself

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Jason Isbell's new album, Something More Than Free, comes out July 17. David McClister/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jason Isbell On World Cafe

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Jason Isbell On Mountain Stage

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Ken Tucker's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

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Jason Isbell's new album is called Southeastern. Michael Wilson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jason Isbell: A 'Southeastern' Songwriter's Path To Sobriety

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Jason Isbell was previously a member of Drive-By Truckers. His solo albums include Sirens of the Ditch and Here We Rest. Eric England/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jason Isbell Locates His Musical Compass On 'Southeastern'

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Jason Isbell's latest album, Southeastern, is personal and intimate. Michael Wilson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jason Isbell: Literary, But Keeping An Edge On 'Southeastern'

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Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit in Studio on World Cafe 4/16/09

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