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The Spring Standards On Mountain Stage

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Martha Wainwright's newest album, Come Home to Mama, was inspired by the death of her mother and birth of her son, which happened about two months apart. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Martha Wainwright On New Motherhood, And A Mother Lost

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Leonard Cohen On World Cafe

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Ben Taylor On Mountain Stage

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Patrick Watson performs live in concert at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. Mito Habe-Evans hide caption

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Patrick Watson Live From The 9:30 Club

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Sara Watkins On Mountain Stage

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Field Report On World Cafe

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Two legendary 19th century Finnish murderers grace the cover to Kimmo Pohjonen's Murhaballadeja. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Squeezebox Brutality: Murder Ballads From Finland

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