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Lula Wiles' What Will We Do comes out Jan. 25 on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. Laura Partain/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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What Will We Do

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    Lula Wiles
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    2019

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Leyla McCalla's The Capitalist Blues comes out Jan. 25. Sarrah Danzinger/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Capitalist Blues

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Female Country Music Singers In Nashville Navigate Gender Bias To Be Heard

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Kacey Musgraves had one of country music's biggest albums of 2018, but it came only after she shrugged off any lingering obligation to pursue radio airplay. Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Stagecoach hide caption

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"Mother" Maybelle Carter (left) performs with her daughter Helen in 1977 at the A.P. Carter Memorial Festival in Virginia. Robert Alexander/Getty Images hide caption

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'Will The Circle Be Unbroken' Connects Musicians, Generation After Generation

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Miranda Lambert performs in Dover, Delaware in 2015. Photo Illustration: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Big Barrel and Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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