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Seems Like Most Everything Used to Be Something Else The Six Parts Seven
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Ojai Wayne Johnson Trio
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Grasshopper
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Look, New Shoes The Crown Royals
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All Night Burner
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Corteo Ken Field
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Pictures of Motion
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Hungry Heart Oregon
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Roots in the Sky
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Oregon

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Air Mail Special Chris Flory
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For All We Know
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Tommy Peebles shines a light on the pond. With the help of Bick Boyte, the two Tennesseans catch frogs with homemade "gigs" for a frog leg fry they hold every year. Stephen Jerkins/for NPR hide caption

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The Old Gig: Catching Frogs On Warm Summer Nights

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Sunlight on the Water Phil Coulter
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Lake of Shadows
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Phil Coulter

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Forever Wayne Horvitz
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American Bandstand
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Wayne Horvitz

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Activists from a group called "Third Square," which promotes a middle way in the rift between the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of the army's overthrow of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, shout slogans as they gather to oppose both parties at Sphinx Square in Giza on July 30. Asmaa Waguih/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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In Egypt, 'Third Square' Protesters Seek Middle Road

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Betty's Jetty Don Grusin
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Banana Fish
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Room Mike Keneally
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Universe Will Provide
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Congress May Be Getting Its Own Obamacare Glitch Fixed

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President Obama has nominated John Koskinen to be commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service. Ron Edmonds/AP hide caption

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Obama Nominee For IRS Chief Has History With Tough Tasks

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Original Sin Bruford Levin Upper Extremities
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Allt Varð Hljótt Ólafur Arnalds
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Found Songs
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Steamed Little Juicy Bun Kaki King
Feed the Birds (Tuppence a Bag) Various Artists
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Disney Jazz, Vol. 1: Everybody Wants to Be a Cat
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Various Artists

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Joy Williams and John Paul White of The Civil Wars. The duo's new, self-titled album arrives on the heels of canceled tour dates and an ongoing hiatus from performing together. Tec Petaja/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Civil Wars' Joy Williams On The Duo's Fragile Bond

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Tipitina and Me Allen Toussaint
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Our New Orleans
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