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Blaudzun's U.S. debut, Heavy Flowers, comes out Jan. 29. IAMKAT/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Star & Micey perform a special set for the World Cafe crew. Courtesy of Andy Modla hide caption

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Star & Micey On World Cafe

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Black Prairie performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Nov. 9, 2012. Ryan Smith/NPR hide caption

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Black Prairie: Tiny Desk Concert

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Musician Kristina Olsen says Tibetan prayer flags flying over porches near her home in Venice, Calif., became the inspiration for a song. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Prayer Flags,' A Song About Waiting On Heavenly Help

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Spirit Family Reunion On Mountain Stage

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Music by guitarist Fields Ward appears in the new collection Work Hard, Play Hard, Pray Hard: Hard Time, Good Time & End Time Music, 1923-1936. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division hide caption

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Tunes To 'Work Hard, Play Hard, Pray Hard' To

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John Fullbright On World Cafe

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