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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings' 'Soul Of A Woman' Is A Testament To Fortitude

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings' final album, Soul of a Woman, is available now.Jacob Blickenstaff /Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings' 'Soul Of A Woman' Is A Testament To Fortitude

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Miguel Balances Political Undertones With Bedroom Eyes

Miguel performs onstage at the Annenberg Foundation and KCRW's Sound In Focus Concert at Annenberg Space For Photography on July 15, 2017. The singer-songwriter's new album 'War & Leisure' drops Dec. 1.Michael Kovac/Getty Images for The Annenberg Foundationhide caption

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Son Little On World Cafe

Son Little performs live at WXPN's Free At Noon Concert - recorded live for World Cafe.Liz Waldie /WXPNhide caption

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Son Little On World Cafe

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'I'm Old As Dirt But I Can Still Sing': Sweet Pea Atkinson On 'Get What You Deserve'

Sweet Pea Atkinson's first solo album in 35 years, Get What You Deserve, is out now.Mathieu Bitton/Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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'I'm Old As Dirt But I Can Still Sing': Sweet Pea Atkinson On 'Get What You Deserve'

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World Cafe Nashville: Devon Gilfillian

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World Cafe Nashville: Devon Gilfillian

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Sherman Holmes On Mountain Stage

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Sherman Holmes On Mountain Stage

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Remembering Charles Bradley On World Cafe

Charles Bradley at the 2017 XPoNential Music FestivalJoe Del Tufo | deltufophotography.com/WXPNhide caption

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Charles Bradley On World Cafe

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