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Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi (left, credit: Karen Cox), King Princess (top right, credit: Gabriela Barbieri), Cage The Elephant (bottom right, credit: Gabriela Barbieri ) Courtesy of the artists / WXPN hide caption

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Kark Denson On World Cafe

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Christone "Kingfish" Ingram performs live at the 2019 NON-COMMvention in Philadelphia, PA John Vettese/WXPN hide caption

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Christone "Kingfish" Ingram On World Cafe

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Rodrigo y Gabriela perform live at Public Radio's NON-COMMvention at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, PA. Rachel Del Sordo/WXPN hide caption

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Rodrigo y Gabriela on World Cafe

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Ben Dickey On World Cafe

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George Benson On World Cafe

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Anna Tivel On World Cafe

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"I just sing what I feel," Mary Lane says. Collin Susich /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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At 83, Mary Lane Upholds The Blues Tradition: 'I Still Got It'

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Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi attend the 60th Annual Grammy Awards in 2018 in New York City. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images hide caption

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Susan Tedeschi And Derek Trucks, Partners In Music And In Life

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Gary Clark Jr.'s latest album, This Land, is out now. Frank Maddocks/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Racism In American South Inspired Gary Clark Jr.'s 'This Land'

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Adia Victoria On World Cafe

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Fantastic Negrito performing live at WXPN's Free At Noon Concert. Recorded live for this session. Senia Lopez/WXPN hide caption

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Fantastic Negrito On World Cafe

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Andrew Hozier-Byrne joins NPR Music's Bob Boilen in the studio to discuss the music that informed his 2018 EP, Nina Cried Power. Mulography - Anthony Mulcahy hide caption

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Guest DJ: Hozier On Why Music From The Civil Rights Movement Still Resonates

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American Blues musician Otis Rush at the Petrillo Band Shell, Chicago, Illinois, June 3, 1995. Paul Natkin/Getty Images hide caption

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Otis Rush, Chicago Blues Legend, Dies At 84

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