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Joachim Cooder's Mbira Calms From The First Note

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Peter Guralnick at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in 2015. His latest book, Looking to Get Lost: Adventures in Music and Writing, is a collection of essays. Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum hide caption

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Peter Guralnick Is 'Looking To Get Lost' In The Stories Of American Music Icons

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Interview With 'Color Me Country' Radio Host Rissi Palmer

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Owen Pallett On World Cafe

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The All Things Considered series Play It Forward gives musicians an opportunity to talk to talk about the musicians that inspire them. Mr.nutnuchit Phutsawagung / EyeE/Getty Images hide caption

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Play It Forward: A Musical Chain Of Gratitude

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Argentinean singer-songwriter Suni Paz has been selected for the 2020 class of NEA Heritage Fellows. Ramiro Fauve/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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NEA Heritage Fellow Suni Paz Sings For Children And The Have-Nots

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Sarah Jarosz's new track for Morning Edition's Song Project, "Up in the Clouds," is about coming to terms with life at a standstill. Josh Wool/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On 'Up In The Clouds,' Sarah Jarosz Adjusts To Staying Still

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Cordovas On World Cafe

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Busta Rhymes' latest album is Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath of God. Flo Ngala/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Busta Rhymes On 'Extinction Level Event 2' And Hip-Hop As A Daily Practice

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Joan Osborne On World Cafe

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Sylvan Esso Launch New Podcast, 'Shaking Out The Numb'

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Beabadoobee On World Cafe

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"It's something that I've always thought that was important, ever since I was a kid, to laugh," Thundercat says. "Being able to laugh is one of the best feelings ever." Carlos Gonzalez / The1point8/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Play It Forward: Thundercat Eases Loneliness With Trippy Music

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Resistance Revival Chorus On World Cafe

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