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Courtney Barnett performs at the Mercury Lounge in New York City during the CMJ Music Festival in October. Jeff Meininger/CMJ hide caption

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Oscar Isaac as the titular character in the upcoming Coen Brothers film Inside Llewyn Davis. Alison Rosa/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Oscar Isaac On World Cafe

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Carey Mulligan (left) and Justin Timberlake in a scene from the upcoming Coen Brothers film Inside Llewyn Davis. Alison Rosa/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Carey Mulligan On World Cafe

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Elijah Wald On World Cafe

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Mason Jennings On Mountain Stage

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Dave Van Ronk performs onstage in 1970 in New York. Sherry Rayn Barnett/Getty Images hide caption

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Sarah Jarosz performs a Tiny Desk Concert in September 2013. Meredith Rizzo/Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Sarah Jarosz: Tiny Desk Concert

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Oscar Isaac as the titular character in Joel and Ethan Coen's Inside Llewyn Davis. Alison Rosa/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Joy Kills Sorrow performs live on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Joy Kills Sorrow On Mountain Stage

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Hear Two Songs By Courtney Barnett

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World Cafe visited with Ron Sexsmith during its trip to Toronto. Vanessa Heins/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ron Sexsmith On World Cafe

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Whitehorse On World Cafe

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Dave Van Ronk at the 1968 Philadelphia Folk Festival. Diana Davies/Courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways hide caption

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Will The Real Llewyn Davis Please Stand Up?

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