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Steve Earle Sings To His Hero, Guy Clark

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Rosanne Cash's latest album, She Remembers Everything, is a collection of personal songs all written or co-written by Cash. Michael Lavine/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Rosanne Cash On The Importance Of Living Out Loud

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Kacey Musgraves had one of country music's biggest albums of 2018, but it came only after she shrugged off any lingering obligation to pursue radio airplay. Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Stagecoach hide caption

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Dolly Parton's Dumplin' soundtrack is all about finding the confidence to be yourself. "You star in your own role. You be the star of your own life," Parton says. Katie King/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Dream It On Through': Dolly Parton On Her New Album, Inspiring Young People And More

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Lefty Frizzell Box Set Showcases The Original Recordings Of A Country Classic

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Gretchen Peters On Mountain Stage

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Rosanne Cash On World Cafe

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Spanish singer Roslaía's El Mal Querer is on our short list of the best albums out on Nov. 2. John Parra/WireImage hide caption

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New Music Friday For Nov. 2: 8 Albums You Need To Hear Now

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The War And Treaty On Mountain Stage

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"Mother" Maybelle Carter (left) performs with her daughter Helen in 1977 at the A.P. Carter Memorial Festival in Virginia. Robert Alexander/Getty Images hide caption

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'Will The Circle Be Unbroken' Connects Musicians, Generation After Generation

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Leo Kottke On Mountain Stage

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