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Kelly entered the music industry through TV singing competitions at age 11. Now 22, she visited NPR's DC studios to perform music from her debut album.

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Johnson's solo acoustic guitar can be steady and beautiful, then answer with a soul-stirring quake. His new song's hypnotic video was filmed in a small cabin in Northern California.

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Ease into the sound of summer with a warm, Celtic-infused mix of music by Shooglenifty, Alan Stivell & Youssou N'Dour, Nightnoise and more.

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In a story told with the help of dolls and circus characters, Americana's beloved ruffian couple reminds us to love each other's ripped patches and lumps.

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Now that you're becoming reaquainted with Captain Ross Poldark on the new Masterpiece series, hear the music that accompanies his adventures.

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