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"Music and books, I think, were the two things I trusted the most as a child," Mary Gauthier says. Jack Spencer/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Mary Gauthier De-Romanticizes Romantic Love

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Old Crow Medicine Show's new album, Remedy, comes out July 1. Andrea Behrends/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Tattletale Saints On Mountain Stage

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The Sea The Sea On Mountain Stage

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Elephant Revival On Mountain Stage

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Jenny Scheinman made her name in the New York City jazz scene, but she grew up on a bluff in Northern California's Humboldt County, where she now lives again. Joshua Black Wilkins/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jenny Scheinman Reaches Out To Her Father In Song

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Marian McLaughlin: Tiny Desk Concert

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Cahalen Morrison And Eli West On Mountain Stage

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Teetotallers On Mountain Stage

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Amy Ray On Mountain Stage

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John Fullbright's Uneven 'Songs' Finds A Way To Fascinate

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