Sturgill Simpson performs at the 2015 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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The Tallest Man on Earth. Cameron Wittig/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jason Isbell smiles during a performance at the 2015 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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The Tallest Man On Earth performed Friday at the 2015 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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The Lone Bellow performed Friday night at the 2015 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Newport Folk Festival

The Lone Bellow, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

Listen to the band's soaring Friday set, featuring guest appearances by Leon Bridges and Lucius.

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From left, Guy Carawan, Fannie Lou Hamer, Bernice Johnson Reagon, and Len Chandler perform Civil Rights songs at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival. Diana Davies/Courtesy of the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections hide caption

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