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Aoife O'Donovan: The Voice Of Crooked Still Breaks Loose

June 8, 2013The folk-country band's lead singer has worked with Yo-Yo Ma and Chris Thile. But for the time being, O'Donovan has headed out on her own and released a solo record called Fossils. Watch her perform that album's catchiest song, "Red & White & Blue & Gold," for Folk Alley.

First things first: Aoife O'Donovan's first name is pronounced EE-fuh. It's worth knowing how to speak it out loud, because a lot of people are going to talk about O'Donovan's first solo album, Fossils, which comes out Tuesday.

The lead singer of the folk-country band Crooked Still recently performed a special set for NPR affiliate FolkAlley.com, which included the catchiest song on Fossils, "Red & White & Blue & Gold."

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  • Producers: Linda Fahey & Beehive Productions
  • Audio: Jeff Oehler
  • Video: Susan Bibeau
  • Cameras: Susan Bibeau, Jon Nungesser, Linda Fahey

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