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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by Robin Bullock. Stephen Houseworth/Isis Music Hall/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Roots And Branches

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River Whyless On Mountain Stage

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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock includes music by Brass Lassie. Melissa Buss/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Fall Sounds Part 2

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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by Mary Ann Kennedy and her family. Sean Purser/scotsman.com hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Family Gathering

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Ruston Kelly On World Cafe

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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by Riccardo Del Fra. Remi Photon/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Bass Rock

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Kacey Musgraves on World Cafe

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Amy Helm On Mountain Stage

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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by William Jackson. Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Islanders

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Art Garfunkel and Paul Simon perform in 1982 at Paris' Auteuil Hippodrome. Joel Robine/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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We Asked For Your Favorite Anthems. You Answered 'America'

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Sam Morrow and his band perform at this year's AmericanaFest Day Stage, presented by WMOT, NPR Music and World Cafe. Val Hoeppner/WMOT hide caption

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Sam Morrow at Americana Music Festival

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Belonging

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Rosanne Cash On World Cafe

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