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02Heroin

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Hiss Golden Messenger with Tift Merritt and Eric Heywood. John Vettese/WXPN hide caption

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Sense Of Place North Carolina: Hiss Golden Messenger With Tift Merritt

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The Black Lillies' latest album is called Hard to Please. Joseph llanes/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Appalachian Inspiration Of The Black Lillies

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Woods' new album, City Sun Eater In The River Of Light, is out now. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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How The Music Of Woods Comes Together

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Josh Ritter On Mountain Stage

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My bubba is Guðbjörg "Bubba" Tómasdóttir and My Larsdotter. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On 'Big Bad Good,' My Bubba Finds A Way To Be Quiet In A Loud World

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The Lumineers perform for World Cafe at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Breanna Keohane/WXPN hide caption

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The Lumineers on World Cafe

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01Floating Rhododendron

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Civil rights leaders, including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., sing "We Shall Overcome" at the conclusion of the Selma to Montgomery civil rights march in 1965. Stephen F. Somerstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Who Owns 'We Shall Overcome'? All Of Us, A Lawsuit Claims

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