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World Cafe: Lera Lynn Mini-Concert

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Ballads Of The Border

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Khruangbin, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2018

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The Band's Robbie Robertson Looks Back On 50 Years Of 'Music From Big Pink'

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Len Graham

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Brandi Carlile, Live in Concert: Newport Folk 2018

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Jim Lauderdale On World Cafe

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'This Little Light Of Mine' Shines On, A Timeless Tool Of Resistance

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"The beauty of songs, I think, is if you do it right a lot of people can relate to it in their own way," Amanda Shires says. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Amanda Shires Won't 'Give Away The Secrets' Of Her Songs

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The Lone Bellow, Live in Concert: Newport Folk 2018

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Darlingside, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2018

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Singer-Songwriters

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Moses Sumney, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2018

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