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Jenny Lewis On World Cafe

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When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? from the singer Billie Eilish is on our short list of the best albums out on March 29. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On March 29

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American Trappist (left), Soul Glo (middle) and Kayleigh Goldsworthy bring captivating emotional perspectives to their songwriting. Photos by Kara Donnelly and John Vettese/WXPN hide caption

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Bruce Springsteen onstage during the Born in the U.S.A. Tour in 1984. Shinko Music/Getty Images hide caption

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What Does 'Born In The U.S.A.' Really Mean?

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Menno Versteeg On World Cafe

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Emily King performing at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Gabriela Barbieri/WXPN hide caption

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Emily King On World Cafe

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Jenny Lewis returns with On The Line, out now. Autumn De Wilde/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jenny Lewis Puts Her Emotions 'On The Line': 'It Can Get Ugly Sometimes'

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Kevin Parker of Tame Impala performs onstage during the 2017 Panorama Music Festival - Day 2 at Randall's Island on July 29, 2017 in New York City. Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Panorama hide caption

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Duster was one of hundreds of bands in the late 1990s who made music that was loved by a small audience, then disbanded and assumed its story was over. Then a new generation of fans discovered the band. Courtesy of Numero Group hide caption

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Lafawndah's Ancestor Boy is on our short list for the best new albums out on March 22. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out March 22

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Jay-Z performs on stage during 'On the Run II' tour in 2018. The rapper is among the headliners of Woodstock 50. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images hide caption

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Can Woodstock 50 'Re-Create The Magic' Of The Original Festival?

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