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Karine Polwart is featured on this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock. Sandy Butler/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Ballads Of The Border

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Kenny White On Mountain Stage

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Maura O'Connell is featured on this week's The Thistle & Shamrock. Gwendolen Cates/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Love Songs

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Neyla Pekarek On World Cafe

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"Having not grown up here, I feel I'm always educating myself on what this country is, what it has been and perhaps what it can be." J.S Ondara's debut album is Tales of America. Josh Cheuse/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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J.S. Ondara Examines An Elusive American Dream On His Debut

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Scott Mulvahill performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 30, 2019 (Amr Alfiky/NPR). Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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Scott Mulvahill: Tiny Desk Concert

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Izzy Young in Sept. 2007. Frank Beacham/Courtesy of Frank Beacham hide caption

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Izzy Young, Center To The Folk Music Revival, Dies At 90

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Brandi Carlile performs a live World Cafe Session at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Liz Waldie/WXPN hide caption

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Brandi Carlile On World Cafe

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