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Iris DeMent's new album is titled Sing the Delta. Pieta Brown/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Singing Is Praying' For Iris DeMent

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Pete Seeger released two albums this year: Pete Remembers Woody (a Woody Guthrie tribute) and A More Perfect Union, a collaboration with guitarist Lorre Wyatt. David Bernz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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At 93, Pete Seeger Keeps The Fire Burning Low

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Martha Redbone's new album is The Garden of Love: Songs of William Blake. Fabrice Trombert/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Blake's Poems, Reborn As Bluesy Folk Tunes, Burn Bright

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Sing the Delta is Iris DeMent's first album of new songs in 16 years. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Iris DeMent's Emotionally Complex 'Sing The Delta'

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Spirit Family Reunion performs at Tiny Desk concert on Sept. 18. Ryan Smith/NPR hide caption

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Spirit Family Reunion: Tiny Desk Concert

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Martha Wainwright's new album, Come Home to Mama, comes out Oct. 16. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Josephine Foster's newest album is titled Blood Rushing. Jessica Knights/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Josephine Foster: A 'Vibrating Voice' To Shake The Soul

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Iris DeMent's 'Sing The Delta' Full Of Paradoxes

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Delta Rae puts a new spin on loss throughout Carry The Fire. Smallz and Raskind/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Delta Rae: Modern Folklore Music

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