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Beth Orton's latest album is called Kidsticks. Tierney Gearon/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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At Mid-Career, Beth Orton Shakes Off Expectation

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Music, Power And Politics Collide On Leyla McCalla's 'A Day For The Hunter'

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The Accidentals wrote "Michigan And Again" on a fan's suggestion, as a love song for the members' home state. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Accidentals Come Home To Michigan

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03House Of Mercy

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    House Of Mercy
    Album
    Undercurrent
    Artist
    Sarah Jarosz
    Label
    Sugar Hill Records
    Released
    2016

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Four Home-Schooled Sisters, One Awesome Metallica Cover

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Paul Simon's latest album, Stranger To Stranger, is due out June 3. Myrna Suarez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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All Songs +1: A Conversation With Paul Simon

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Folk-Country Craftsman Guy Clark On World Cafe (2006)

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Overcoats On Mountain Stage

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Grant-Lee Phillips On World Cafe

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02Heroin

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    Heroin
    Album
    27
    Artist
    Kwesi Foraes
    Released
    2016

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

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