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Fiona Apple's 'Wheel' Of Extravagant Emotions

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On 'Banga,' Patti Smith Pays Homage To Friends

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Making Music From Messy Relationships With 'Kin'

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Diamond Rugs: Carefully Constructed Drinking Songs

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Todd Snider: 'Stoner Fables' With A Layered Worldview

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Loudon Wainwright III Looks Back At His 'Old Man'

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Bonnie Raitt's 'Slipstream': A Barnstorming Good Time

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There's Only 'One Direction' For This Boy Band: Up

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Dierks Bentley's 'Home' Is Full Of Country Struggles

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'Barchords': An Intense, Pensive Album About Love

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Chuck Prophet's 'Beautiful' Homage To San Francisco

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Lana Del Rey: The Self-Made Pop Star As Target

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Leonard Cohen's 'Old Ideas' Inspire Confidence

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Janie Fricke: The 'Country Side Of Bluegrass'

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