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First Aid Kit performs at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Recorded live for this World Cafe Session. Liz Waldie /WXPN hide caption

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First Aid Kit On World Cafe

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Sense Of Place South Africa: Sannie Fox

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Calexico's The Thread That Keeps Us comes out Jan. 26. Zavala Ruiz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thread That Keeps Us

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Dream Wife's self-titled debut album comes out Jan. 26. Hollie Fernando/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dream Wife

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Remembering Dolores O'Riordan On World Cafe

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"The Lick" was named for the "unnamed member of the band entered a strange state of drug-induced psychosis and for a good ten minutes could only seem to muster the words 'the... lick.'" Holly Whitaker/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Johnny Cash in 1968. His album At Folsom Prison, recorded that year in a California penitentiary, rebooted his career and became a critical favorite. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Johnny Cash Takes A Stand: Looking Back On His Folsom Prison Performance

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