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"It's not a bad thing to be old fashioned, but, you know, not everything old fashioned was great either. This kind of meets in the middle," Jon Pardi says of his new album. Jim Wright/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Breakdown on 20th Ave. South is Buddy & Julie Miller's first album together in nearly a decade. Kate York/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Missed For A Decade, Roots Icons Buddy And Julie Miller Return To A Shared Spotlight

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Origins, the debut album by 14- and 11-year-old siblings Giri (left) and Uma Peters, is a set of traditional folk and blues songs that puts the duo's intention to spotlight the black musical traditions that shaped and spread the tunes. Sarah Hanson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kix Brooks (left) and Ronnie Dunn (right) of Brooks & Dunn perform with Luke Combs (center) during the Academy Of Country Music Awards in April. Combs appears on Brooks & Dunn's new album, Reboot, which features contemporary country stars collaborating with the duo on a dozen of its classic songs. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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