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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Late Summer Sounds

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Sarah Jarosz On World Cafe

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Lori McKenna On World Cafe

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Pops Staples, Rhiannon Giddens, Mavis Staples and Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers perform on Mountain Stage. Mountain Stage Archives hide caption

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'Why Am I Treated So Bad' Special On Mountain Stage

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Yusuf's Tea for the Tillerman 2 is a reimagining of his 1970 album as Cat Stevens. Rhys Fagan hide caption

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Yusuf Revisits 'Tea For The Tillerman,' His Landmark Album As Cat Stevens

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Amy Ray (left) and Emily Saliers are the veteran folk-rock duo Indigo Girls. Their new track for Morning Edition's Song Project was inspired by the collective feeling of restlessness in the COVID-19 era. Jeremy Cowart/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Indigo Girls' New Song Is About Patience And Fortitude In The COVID-19 Era

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John Craigie On World Cafe

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Carolina Story On World Cafe

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Indigo Girls On World Cafe

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Nashville New Music - August 2020

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The music of Rhiannon Giddens is featured on this week's The Thistle & Shamrock. Michael Weinthrob/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Now On ThistleRadio

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Amy Ray and Emily Saliers contemplate their place as queer artists in country on their latest album, Look Long, released in May. Jeremy Cowart/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Play It Forward: Indigo Girls' Amy Ray And Emily Saliers On Their 45-Year Kinship

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Ondara On World Cafe

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