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José González On World Cafe

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The Tallest Man On Earth On World Cafe

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Small Feet On World Cafe

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06River Man

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    River Man
    Album
    Freedom & Surrender
    Artist
    Lizz Wright
    Label
    Concord
    Released
    2015

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Jason Isbell, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

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The Tallest Man On Earth, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

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The Lone Bellow, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

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From left, Guy Carawan, Fannie Lou Hamer, Bernice Johnson Reagon, and Len Chandler perform Civil Rights songs at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival. Diana Davies/Courtesy of the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections hide caption

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'Songs Of Salvation': Remembering Fannie Lou Hamer's Music

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