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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by Archie Fisher. Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: From The Archives Part 2

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The Wood Brothers On Mountain Stage

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Jennifer Hudson performs during the the March for Our Lives rally in Washington, D.C. on March 24, 2018. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'The Times They Are A-Changin" Still Speaks To Our Changing Times

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How Kathy Mattea Got Her Voice Back With 'Pretty Bird'

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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by Cathie Ryan. Paul H. Camp/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: From The Archives Part 1

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Clockwise from upper left: William Prince, The Milk Carton Kids, Lula Wiles, Amythyst Kiah Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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The Best Of AMERICANAFEST 2018

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The Thistle And Shamrock: The Long View

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