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Hurray For The Riff Raff On Mountain Stage

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Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn's new self-titled album comes out Oct. 7. Jim McGuire/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sturgill Simpson On World Cafe

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Hear Two Songs By Cleopatra Degher

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Lucinda Williams' new album, Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone, comes out Sept. 30. Michael Wilson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The 13th annual Americana Music Association Honors and Awards Show at the Ryman Auditorium on Sept. 17, 2014 in Nashville, Tenn. Erika Goldring/Getty Images for Americana Music hide caption

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Casey Neill On Mountain Stage

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Ann Powers On World Cafe

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