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Conor O'Brien, who performs as Villagers. Andrew Whitton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Villagers On World Cafe

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Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats. Malia James/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats On World Cafe

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01Meridian

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02Honeycomb

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Christopher Paul Stelling On World Cafe

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11Go From My Window

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01House Carpenter/See That My Grave is Kept Clean

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Bob Dylan's new compilation, The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12, comes out Nov. 5. Don Hunstein/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Rhiannon Giddens On Mountain Stage

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Iris DeMent's version of the hymn "Leaning On The Everlasting Arms" was used at the end of the Coen Brothers' movie True Grit. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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For Iris DeMent, Music Is The Calling That Forces Her Into The Spotlight

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