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Highlights From The 2010 Newport Folk Festival

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Highlights From The 2010 Newport Folk Festival

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Highlights From The 2010 Newport Folk Festival

Highlights From The 2010 Newport Folk Festival

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On this edition of All Songs Considered, we look back at some of the most memorable moments of this year's festival. Host Bob Boilen joined the NPR Music crew over the weekend to webcast and broadcast two full days of spectacular concerts. Hear samples from standout performances by John Prine, Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Andrew Bird, The Swell Season and more.

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Highlights From The 2010 Newport Folk Festival

John Prine and Jim James

All The Best

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All The Best

  • from Highlights From The 2010 Newport Folk Festival
  • by John Prine w/ Jim James
andrew bird

Scythian Empire

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Scythian Empires

  • from Highlights From The 2010 Newport Folk Festival
  • by Andrew Bird w/ Calexico
The Swell Season

The Old Triangle

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The Auld Triangle

  • from Highlights From The 2010 Newport Folk Festival
  • by The Swell Season w/ The Low Anthem
David Wax Museum

The Persimmon Tree

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The Persimmon Tree

  • from Highlights From The 2010 Newport Folk Festival
  • by The David Wax Museum
Pokey LaFarge

Feels So Good

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Feels So Good

  • from Highlights From The 2010 Newport Folk Festival
  • by Pokey Lafarge and The South City Three
Edward Sharpe

Om Nashi Me

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Om Nashi Me

  • from Highlights From The 2010 Newport Folk Festival
  • by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros