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Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets at Shepherds Bush Empire Simon Jay Price/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nick Lowe On World Cafe

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Margo Price On World Cafe

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Musician David Crosby visits the 'Occupy Wall Street' at Zuccotti Park in the Financial District near Wall Street on Nov. 4, 2011, in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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David Crosby On World Cafe

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Sylvan Esso On World Cafe

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My Morning Jacket On World Cafe

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Dawes On World Cafe

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"These songs make sense because I'm Black and because my voice ties these songs together," Bartees Strange says of Live Forever. "My legacy, my history, my ancestry ties this together." Julia Leiby/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Masego, Adrianne Lenker, La Dame Blanche, Theo Alexander and Waylon Payne. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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NPR Music's No. 1 Albums And Songs Of September

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Thad Cockrell On World Cafe

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Real Estate On World Cafe

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50 Years Ago, Black Sabbath Found Its Sound And Took Metal Worldwide

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