Cian Nugent performs at a Tiny Desk Concert in February 2014. Jim Tuttle/NPR hide caption

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"My War Blues" finds guitarist Cian Nugent drawing on Black Flag as a new source for American standards. Cait Fahey hide caption

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Cian Nugent: Variations On A Black Flag Riff

"My War Blues" finds the guitarist drawing on Black Flag as a new source for American standards.

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With drums, woodwinds and brass, acoustic guitarist Cian Nugent's 24-minute "Sixes & Sevens" studies a soul in rapturous torrent. Ailbhe Nic Oireachtaigh/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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