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The Cave Singers On World Cafe

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Listen Now

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A duet with Ed Droste, Robin Pecknold's "I'm Losing Myself" isn't a Fleet Foxes song. But it's equally valuable. Sean Pecknold hide caption

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'I'm Losing Myself' by Robin Pecknold feat. Ed Droste

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In "Coming Home," Maggie Bjorklund's playing conjures romanticized roadhouses and late-afternoon sunlight. Jan Stuhr hide caption

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Anchor Song

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Patty Griffin and Buddy Miller recently performed on World Cafe. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Buddy Miller And Patty Griffin On World Cafe

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Hazel Dickens onstage at 2008's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in San Francisco. Anthony Pidgeon/Redferns hide caption

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Remembering Hazel Dickens: A Feminist Bluegrass Voice

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In "Hard Times," singer-songwriter Rebecca Pronsky addresses the curse of a generation attempting to get by. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Josh Ritter: Tiny Desk Concert

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The David Wax Museum recently performed on World Cafe. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The David Wax Museum On World Cafe

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"Threadbare" encapsulates Hoots and Hellmouth's laid-back bluegrass vibe, but with enough grit to make it cathartic. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Threadbare' by Hoots and Hellmouth

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The Rhode Island quartet The Low Anthem recently played a session for WFUV in New York City. Ryan Mastro/Courtesy of Shore Fire Media hide caption

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The Low Anthem: Folk Music 3.0

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