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Blues singer Shemekia Copeland uses her new album, Uncivil War, to tell the story of the Clotilda — what's thought to be the last slave ship to smuggle African captives to American shores. Mike White/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On 'Uncivil War,' Shemekia Copeland Sets Fire To A Relic Of American Slavery

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Remembering Billy Joe Shaver, Songwriter Of Country's Outlaw Movement

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Love Is the King is a new solo album from Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, featuring his sons Spencer and Sammy. Whitten Sabbatini/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Family Reigns Supreme On Jeff Tweedy's New Album, 'Love Is The King'

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"I think a lot of my last record is just me trying to find some peace with saying whatever stream-of-consciousness things that come to my head," Nick Hakim says. "It's therapeutic for myself." Adam Zhu/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Play It Forward: Nick Hakim Finds Humor In Darkness

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Algiers on World Cafe

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Rhiannon Giddens' new track for Morning Edition's Song Project series describes her feelings of emotional whiplash during the COVID-19 era. Ebru Yildiz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Rhiannon Giddens Confronts Emotional Whiplash On 'Best Day / Worst Day'

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In the first episode of Amplify With Lara Downes, the pianist (left) speaks with singer-songwriter, banjo player and MacArthur "genius" Rhiannon Giddens. Areon Mobasher/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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In Lara Downes' New Series, Black Musicians Rise To A Pivotal Moment

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Love Goes, out Oct. 30, is the third studio album by Sam Smith. Alasdair McLellan hide caption

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Sam Smith On 'Love Goes' And Forgiving Yourself

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Nicolas Muñoz writes, records, performs and produces as Boy Pablo. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On 'Wachito Rico,' Boy Pablo Yearns For His First Love

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Bruce Springsteen's new album, Letter To You, is accompanied by a film about the making of the album. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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What Bruce Springsteen Lost And Found

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Lil Baby performs a livestreamed concert on Sept. 2, 2020, as part of the Red Rocks Unpaused festival in Colorado. Rich Fury/Getty Images for Visible hide caption

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Lil Baby On Taking Music Apart To See 'The Bigger Picture'

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