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Iron and Wine's new album is titled Ghost on Ghost. Craig Kief/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Lone Bellow. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Lone Bellow On World Cafe

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The Chapin Sisters' new tribute album is titled A Date With the Everly Brothers. Seth Thomas/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Singing Sisters Reconsider The Everly Brothers

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Blue Yonder performs live on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Blue Yonder On Mountain Stage

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The Milk Carton Kids, Making The Most Of Two Voices

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The crowd at Richie Havens' Woodstock-opening set on Aug. 15, 1969. Paul DeMaria/New York Daily News via Getty Images hide caption

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Richie Havens, Folk Singer Who Opened Woodstock, Has Died

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Anais Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer's new collaborative album is titled Child Ballads. Jay Sansone/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Shovels and Rope performs live on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Shovels And Rope On Mountain Stage

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Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, a.k.a. Aly Spaltro. Shervin Lainez /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lady Lamb The Beekeeper On World Cafe

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Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's first album together, Love Has Come for You, comes out April 23. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The cover photo from Nick Drake's 1969 debut, Five Leaves Left, produced by Joe Boyd. Album cover hide caption

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Nick Drake: 'A Real Musician's Musician'

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Bonnie 'Prince' Billy performs live on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Bonnie 'Prince' Billy On Mountain Stage

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