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Amy Helm On Mountain Stage

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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by William Jackson. Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Islanders

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Art Garfunkel and Paul Simon perform in 1982 at Paris' Auteuil Hippodrome. Joel Robine/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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We Asked For Your Favorite Anthems. You Answered 'America'

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Sam Morrow and his band perform at this year's AmericanaFest Day Stage, presented by WMOT, NPR Music and World Cafe. Val Hoeppner/WMOT hide caption

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Sam Morrow at Americana Music Festival

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Belonging

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Rosanne Cash On World Cafe

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Mary Lattimore (left) and Meg Baird's first collaborative LP is titled Ghost Forests. Rachael Pony Cassells, Charlie Saufley/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The War And Treaty perform on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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The War And Treaty On Mountain Stage

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Myth and Legend

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Leo Kottke On Mountain Stage

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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Fall Sounds Part 1

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Richard Thompson on stage at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. John Vettese/WXPN hide caption

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Richard Thompson On World Cafe

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Elle King's sophomore full-length Shake the Spirit is on our short list for the best albums out on Oct. 19. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For Oct. 19: 8 Albums You Should Hear Now

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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by De Dannan. Damien Stenson/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Fiona's Findings

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