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A local street band busks in Galway. WXPN/John Bartol hide caption

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Busking For Fame, And A Few Bucks

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KCRW Presents: First Aid Kit

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The Virginia-based singer-songwriter performed on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Anais Mitchell On Mountain Stage

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Peggy Sue's new album is Acrobats. Patrick Ford hide caption

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Peggy Sue: Mining The Dark And The Discordant

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A.A. Bondy performs at The Waiting Room in Omaha, Neb. His latest album is called Believers. Clay Masters hide caption

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Clay Masters

A.A. Bondy: Making His Own World

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In "Great Society Conflict Veteran's Blues," John Prine captures as well as anyone the effects of modern warfare. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Great Society Conflict Veteran's Blues (Live)' by John Prine

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Ollabelle Live in Studio at WFUV

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Singing "Wild Card in the Hole," Madeleine Peyroux would have been perfectly at home when the song was written in 1949. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Wild Card in the Hole

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Marketa Irglova: Tiny Desk Concert

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The Loom On 'World Cafe: Next'

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