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Singer-songwriter Regina Spektor at Lollapalooza in 2007, months before her nine-song performance for NPR's Mountain Stage. Jeff Gentner/Getty Images hide caption

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Regina Spektor On Mountain Stage

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In 2006, Spektor's album Begin to Hope helped cement her place as a pop phenomenon. Its success was buoyed by the hit "Fidelity," which is one of several songs Spektor performed on Mountain Stage.

Regina Spektor in Concert on Mountain Stage - 09/22/2008

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John Prine, Jerry Jeff Walker, Billy Joe Shaver and Tony Rice are celebrated in this Mountain Stage special. Vasilia Scouras/Mountain Stage Archives hide caption

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A Hole In Our Hearts: Live Performances By Musicians We Lost In 2020

Mountain Stage celebrates music from those we lost in 2020 with performances by Jerry Jeff Walker, Tony Rice, Billy Joe Shaver and John Prine.

A Hole In Our Hearts: Live Performances By Musicians We Lost In 2020

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Mavis Staples performed at the 2011 Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow, Scotland. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Mavis Staples On Mountain Stage

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Listen to the soul-gospel legend perform at the 2011 Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow.

Mavis Staples On Mountain Stage

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Joan Baez performs "Rexroth's Daughter" during this hour-long Mountain Stage holiday special. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Joan Baez, Bruce Cockburn, Odetta And More On Mountain Stage's Holiday Special

Listen to seasonal performances by Loudon Wainwright III, Holly Cole, The Roches and more, all recorded live on the Mountain Stage.

Joan Baez, Bruce Cockburn, Odetta And More On Mountain Stage's Holiday Special

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Bob Dylan Covers On Mountain Stage

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From the Mountain Stage archives, hear four Bob Dylan interpreters perform covers of the iconic folk musician's songs.

Bob Dylan Covers On Mountain Stage

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'Why Am I Treated So Bad' Special On Mountain Stage

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Hear a special episode of Mountain Stage featuring Pops Staples, Rhiannon Giddens, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Paula Cole and more singing about the experiences of African Americans.

'Why Am I Treated So Bad' Special On Mountain Stage

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Joe Pug On Mountain Stage

Songwriter Joe Pug returns to Mountain Stage to share songs from his latest album, The Flood in Color.

Joe Pug On Mountain Stage

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Railroad Earth returns to Mountain Stage to share cuts from the band's recent album, All For The Song.

Railroad Earth On Mountain Stage

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Russell Moore And IIIrd Tyme Out On Mountain Stage

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Celebrated bluegrass band Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out stopped by Mountain Stage for a rousing rendition of "Take Me Home, Country Roads" and more.

Russell Moore And IIIrd Tyme Out On Mountain Stage

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Fruition On Mountain Stage

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Americana group Fruition makes its Mountain Stage debut, performing songs from the band's latest release, Broken At The Break Of Day.

Fruition On Mountain Stage

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Singer and songwriter Glen Phillips performs on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser /Mountain Stage hide caption

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Glen Phillips On Mountain Stage

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Singer and songwriter Glen Phillips stops by Mountain Stage to share songs from his latest record, Swallowed By The New.

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Tyler Childers On Mountain Stage

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Listen to country star Tyler Childers perform songs from his albums Country Squire and Purgatory on Mountain Stage.

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Eliza Gilkyson On Mountain Stage

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Acclaimed songwriter Eliza Gilkyson made her eighth visit to Mountain Stage to perform songs from her 2018 album, Secularia.

Eliza Gilkyson On Mountain Stage

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Greg Brown On Mountain Stage

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Mountain Stage veteran Greg Brown returns with his signature, homespun Americana.

Greg Brown On Mountain Stage

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The Po' Ramblin' Boys On Mountain Stage

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The Po' Ramblin' Boys stopped by the Mountain Stage to share songs from Toil, Tears & Trouble, the band's 2019 debut.

The Po' Ramblin' Boys On Mountain Stage

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Stephen Kellogg On Mountain Stage

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Stephen Kellogg returns to Mountain Stage to share songs from his latest solo album, Objects In The Mirror.

Stephen Kellogg On Mountain Stage

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Anna Tivel On Mountain Stage

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Singer and songwriter Anna Tivel performs songs off her album The Question at Mountain Stage.

Anna Tivel On Mountain Stage

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Peter Case On Mountain Stage

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American songwriting luminary and Mountain Stage veteran Peter Case returns to the show with more of his original stories and songs packed with wry humor and searing details.

Peter Case On Mountain Stage

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The Jeremiahs On Mountain Stage

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Irish quartet The Jeremiahs brings their urban Irish folk to Mountain Stage.

The Jeremiahs On Mountain Stage

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Andrew Adkins On Mountain Stage

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In this set, West Virginia singer-songwriter Andrew Adkins didn't take long to flex his bluegrass muscles. His music has always comfortably saddled a line between traditionalist and progressive.

Andrew Adkins On Mountain Stage

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Mandolin Orange On Mountain Stage

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The folk duo of Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz are joined by some friends for a full-band performances of a few songs off their sixth release, Tides of a Teardrop.

Mandolin Orange On Mountain Stage

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San Fermin On Mountain Stage

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The Brooklyn, N.Y.-based indie pop orchestra San Fermin made its second appearance on Mountain Stage on the last night of an extensive tour promoting the first of two companion albums.

San Fermin On Mountain Stage

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The Claudettes On Mountain Stage

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Chicago's original recipe band, The Claudettes, made its first appearance on Mountain Stage at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, W.Va.

The Claudettes On Mountain Stage

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Larry Campbell And Teresa Williams On Mountain Stage

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Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams stopped by Mountain Stage to share songs from their second album together, Contraband Love.

Larry Campbell And Teresa Williams On Mountain Stage

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