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Frank Turner

Two men with unplugged instruments convey the bawdy rowdiness of a full band.

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Skinny Lister

The rowdy English folk-punk band brings its barely controlled mayhem to the NPR Music offices.

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Billy Bragg

One of the world's finest folksingers channels the spirit of Woody Guthrie at the NPR Music offices.

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Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale

The veteran country players mix corny humor, musical merrymaking and timeless vocal harmonies.

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