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Hijas del Sol (formerly Sibeba) is featured on this week's The Thistle & Shamrock. /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Salm And Soul

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Ten artists from Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean recorded tracks using birdsong from their country, with all profits of the vinyl and digital release going to bird conservation projects. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A New Album Turns The Sound Of Endangered Birds Into Electronic Music

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Paul Beaubrun On World Cafe

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Americana Celts

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Shine

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Drummer Tony Allen, performing at the Glastonbury Festival in England in 2010. Allen died Thursday at age 79. Leon Neal/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Tony Allen, Afrobeat's Foundational Drummer, Has Died At Age 79

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Abigail Washburn and Wu Fei are masters of Appalachian and Chinese folk music, respectively. On their self-titled debut album they combine traditional songs from across the U.S. and China. Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Chinese Folk Music Meets Appalachian Tradition On 'Wu Fei And Abigail Washburn'

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