Appalachian Road Show's new album is fittingly called Tribulation. Banjoist Barry Abernathy and fiddler Jim VanCleve spoke to NPR about playing traditional songs of hardship during a modern crisis.
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Inspired by a Maya Angelou book, Laura Marling's new album Song For Our Daughter is about a generation of younger women and "the idea of a maternal lineage," she says.
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