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Top row: Khruangbin; Middle row, left to right: Protomartyr, Lucinda Williams; Bottom row, left to right: Tenci, The Lovely Eggs Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Khruangbin, Lucinda Williams, Protomartyr, More

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Lucinda Williams's iconic fifth album, Car Wheels On A Gravel Road, defined Americana, but it's just one peak in a career that stretches 20 years forward and back in time from that moment. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Rapper Quelle Chris. His new project with producer Chris Keys, Innocent Country 2, is on our shortlist for the best albums out on April 24. Ahmed Arasah/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out On April 24

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Lucinda Williams sees her new album Good Souls Better Angels as part of a long line of political country music. "Go back and listen to Woody Guthrie. It is my job, as far as I'm concerned," she says. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'I Get Angry, Too': Lucinda Williams On Her Politically Charged New Album

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On this episode of World Cafe, we discuss Bonnie Raitt's 1989 release Nick of Time. Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for Americana Music hide caption

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Turning The Tables: Women Of Roots and Americana

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Charles Lloyd (left) and Lucinda Williams recorded a live version of "Masters Of War" at the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara, Calif., on Nov. 28, 2016. Erik Jacobs, Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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Lucinda Williams' new album, The Ghosts of Highway 20, shows off her Southern roots. David McClister/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On Her New Album, Lucinda Williams Is Driven, Not Comfortable

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World Cafe's 2016 Preview

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Bowie And Beyond: Looking Ahead To The Music Of 2016

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Shakey Graves, backstage before winning Best Emerging Artist at the 2015 Americana Music Awards this week. Terry Wyatt/Getty Images hide caption

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All Songs +1: The Three Biggest Winners In Nashville This Week

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