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April 20, 2014 | NPR · Monday is the 2014 Boston Marathon. Security will be tight, and this year's race will be an emotional event that will be about more than who wins.
 

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Apr 17, 2014 — The Secret Sisters' new album, Put Your Needle Down, displays their sophisticated, timeless sound and the country-twang influences of their hometown, Muscle Shoals, Ala.
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Apr 17, 2014 — Listen closely to Sturgill Simpson's classic-sounding country music and you'll hear plenty of surprises, including twists on every element of modern country's church-trucks-and-beer trinity.
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Apr 4, 2014 — The country singer treats the classic songs on her new album like living, vital pieces of art that can withstand being taken apart, thought about and re-imagined.
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Apr 1, 2014 — Nicholson may not be a household name, but he's one of Nashville's most prolific and respected songwriters. Here, he performs with guitarist Colin Linden and the Mountain Stage Band.
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Mar 31, 2014 — Though she comes from the country royalty of the Hank Williams lineage, Holly Williams has a voice that's uniquely hers.
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Mar 29, 2014 — Nashville-based songwriter Chuck Mead has stories for days about the home state he left behind. "Kansas can be scary sometimes," he says.
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Mar 23, 2014 — Fresh out of rehab, Cash recorded an album in the early 1980s that his fans never got to hear.
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Mar 20, 2014 — Surrounded on the charts by younger men and their big hits about drinking and partying, Sara Evans' hit-single success of Slow Me Down's title song all the more heartening.
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Mar 3, 2014 — Mead hooks the listener, eager to show us the bleak side of what seemed like a bright scenario. That's the way he operates during much of Free State Serenade.
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Feb 10, 2014 — Church uses the power he's accrued from hit records to make exactly the kind of album he wants.
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