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The title track of Irish singer-songwriter Gerry O'Beirne's latest album, Swimming The Horses, is featured on this week's episode. Nadia Sablin/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Releases And Debuts

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Jonatha Brooke performing live for World Cafe Emily DeHart/WXPN hide caption

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Jonatha Brooke On World Cafe

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Ranky Tanky inside the World Cafe Performance Studio Ranky Tanky/WXPN hide caption

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Ranky Tanky On World Cafe

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David Wax Museum performing live for the World Cafe Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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David Wax Museum On World Cafe

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Che Apalache performing live for World Cafe Jamie Stow/WXPN hide caption

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Che Apalache On World Cafe

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Shawn Colvin performing live for World Cafe. Jamie Stow/WXPN hide caption

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Shawn Colvin on World Cafe

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Celtic artist Liz Carroll poses with her fiddle. Tom Pich/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Hometown Song

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Buddy and Julie Miller on World Cafe

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Len Graham is featured on this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock. R.L. Geyer/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Len Graham

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The Highwomens' self-titled album is out now via Elektra Records. Alysse Gafkjen/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Country's New Supergroup 'The Highwomen' Unite To Make Way For Unsung Female Artists

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The Lumineers' latest album, III, is out now Danny Clinch /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Lumineers Trace The Cycle Of Addiction: 'It's A Progressive Disease'

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The Milk Carton Kids On Mountain Stage

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