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Terence Etc.'s Vortex is one of our picks for the best new albums out on Aug. 19. Alima Lee hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on Aug. 19

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Blues singer Shemekia Copeland performs live for Mountain Stage in Charleston, W.Va. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Shemekia Copeland On Mountain Stage

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Blues singer Shemekia Copeland uses her new album, Uncivil War, to tell the story of the Clotilda — what's thought to be the last slave ship to smuggle African captives to American shores. Mike White/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On 'Uncivil War,' Shemekia Copeland Sets Fire To A Relic Of American Slavery

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Shemekia Copeland performs at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Liz Waldie/WXPN hide caption

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Shemekia Copeland On World Cafe

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Shemekia Copeland's album, Outskirts of Love, is out now. Suzanne Foschino/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Shemekia Copeland Still Loves, And Lives, The Blues

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Shemekia Copeland performing live on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Shemekia Copeland On Mountain Stage

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Shemekia Copeland's new album is titled 33 1/3. Sandrine Lee/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Shemekia Copeland Embodies The Blues On '33 1/3'

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Shemekia Copeland On Mountain Stage

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Shemekia Copeland In Studio On KPLU 7/8/09

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Shemekia Copeland in Studio on World Cafe 4/17/09

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Shemekia Copeland: The Joy Of Singing Blues

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Shemekia Copeland, Telling 'The Soul Truth'

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