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Shawn Colvin's new covers collection is called Uncovered. Alexandra Valenti/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'We All Have Something To Say': Shawn Colvin On The Value Of Cover Songs

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Patty Griffin On World Cafe

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(L-R) Patty Griffin, Rhiannon Giddens, Roy Taylor (a member of Patty's road crew), Shakey Graves, and NPR Music's Ann Powers Joshua Shoemaker for NPR hide caption

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Rhiannon Giddens, Patty Griffin And Shakey Graves—A Musical Conversation

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09Call The Days

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Patty Griffin's new album, Servant of Love, comes out Sept. 25. David McClister/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Patty Griffin, Self-Made 'Servant Of Love,' On The Strange Gift Of Age

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Robyn Hitchcock presented Gillian Welch and David Rawlings with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting at the Americana Music Association Honors and Awards Show on Sept. 16, 2015. Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Americana Music hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Lucette, Oh Pep!, Whitey Morgan, Ponyboy, Those Pretty Wrongs Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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AmericanaFest Preview: Lucette, Whitey Morgan, Oh Pep! And More

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The grand finale at the 14th annual Americana Music Association Honors and Awards Show at the Ryman Auditorium on Sept. 16, 2015 in Nashville, Tenn. Rick Diamond/Getty Images For Americana Music hide caption

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