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Laura Gibson's new album is titled La Grande. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Laura Gibson On World Cafe

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Wailin' Jennys on Mountain Stage

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Cass McCombs released two of his six albums in 2011. His latest is Humor Risk. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Cass McCombs On World Cafe

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In "Only Brother," Midtown Dickens injects old folk and bluegrass sounds with verve, quirkiness and modern ideas. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Only Brother' by Midtown Dickens

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The Story Of Woody Guthrie's 'This Land Is Your Land'

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From left, Greg Glassman, David Wax and Suz Slezak perform on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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The David Wax Museum On Mountain Stage

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Kathleen Edwards On World Cafe

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Charlie Louvin (right) and his brother Ira, a.k.a. The Louvin Brothers.

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World Cafe Looks Back: Country And Bluegrass

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Though he's remained under the radar, Simon Joyner has never stopped making music. His newest project is a fan-funded double LP. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ian Tyson, pictured with wife Sylvia, wrote "Four Strong Winds" after hearing Bob Dylan perform a new song. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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