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Maimouna Youssef AKA Mumu Fresh Is Ready For The Spotlight

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Robbie Fulks and Linda Gail Lewis' new album is Wild! Wild! Wild! Andy Goodwin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Robbie Fulks And Linda Gail Lewis On Singing Harmony And Living A 'Wild!' Life

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Jeremy Dutcher, photographed at the conclusion of his performance during the 2018 Polaris Prize ceremony on Sep. 17, 2018, where he was given the evening's top prize. Dustin Rabin/Polaris Prize hide caption

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Good Charlotte Speaks To 'Generation Rx'

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Anthony Roth Costanzo takes opera to unlikely places, including NPR Music's Tiny Desk. Morgan Noelle Smith/NPR hide caption

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Anthony Roth Costanzo: A Countertenor For The 21st Century

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"It was the greatest time of my life. Living the dream of dreams," Steve Perry says, "But you don't have to look too far to see people not surviving fame and fortune." Myriam Santos/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Steve Perry On World Cafe

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Prince's first posthumous album, Piano & A Microphone 1983, is out now. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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The Gift Of Posthumous Prince Music

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Puerto Rico One Year After Maria

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Christine and the Queens On World Cafe

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How Kathy Mattea Got Her Voice Back With 'Pretty Bird'

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Leon Bridges On World Cafe

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The Roots' Black Thought On How Art Saved His Life

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"I think our music a lot of the time struggles with, 'Who am I? What is truth? What is the correct path when you don't really understand what it should be as much as you have hope that it would have at some point.'" Alan Sparhawk says. Paul Husband/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Low's Haunting And Holistic Rock Struggles To Answer Life's Big Questions

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"Harper Valley P.T.A." was a sassy, country-pop song that captured the anger many women felt about double standards they faced in 1968. William Lovelace/Getty Images hide caption

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50 Years Of Sockin' It To The PTA

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Kandace Springs Is Nashville's Soulful Hidden Treasure

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Tony Bennett and Diana Krall share their love of George and Ira Gershwin with the new album, Love Is Here to Stay. Mike Coppola/Getty Images hide caption

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Tony Bennett And Diana Krall On Reincarnating Gershwin Classics: 'It Never Goes Out Of Style'

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Alejandro Escovedo's new album is The Crossing. Nancy Escovedo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alejandro Escovedo: A Latino Punk Pioneer

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"It's one of the things which make me really happy, and if a musician offers me a beautiful melody I cannot resist," Françoise Hardy says. Benoit Peverelli/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Françoise Hardy Remains France's National Treasure

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