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Thompson's impressive body of work has grown again. Hear songs from his new album, Still.

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Jerry Douglas, considered by many to be the best dobro player in the world, brings his instrument to the studio and talks about his new album, The Earls of Leceister, a tribute to Flatt and Scruggs.

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The fun, colorful trio plays music that's full of life, with dissonant sounds that still feel suited for singing along.

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This month, very old songs from India and England rub shoulders with new sounds from Madagascar and Japan — along with one emerging Hawaiian hit, courtesy of Pixar and Disney.

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This week's All Songs Considered features our favorite music from debut albums released in the first half of 2015.

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