The Roots Music Report's
Top Contemporary Folk Album Chart
for the Year of 2019

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What It is
by: Hayes Carll

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Label: Dualtone
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Tim O'Brien Band
by: Tim O'Brien

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Label: Howdy Skies
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San Isabel
by: Jamestown Revival

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Label: Thirty Tigers
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Patty Griffin
by: Patty Griffin

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Label: Thirty Tigers
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Assiniboine & the Red
by: The Small Glories

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Label: Red House
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What Will We Do
by: Lula Wiles

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Label: Smithsonian Folkways
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The Storyteller's Suitcase
by: Ellis Paul

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Label: Rosella
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Front Porch
by: Joy Williams

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Label: Sensibility
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Standard Deviation
by: Danny Schmidt

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Label: Live Once
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Stay Human, Vol. 2
by: Michael Franti & Spearhead

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Label: Boo Boo Wax
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Adobe Road
by: Cej

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Label: Gnosong
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Mint Condition
by: Caroline Spence

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Label: Rounder
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Heart Land Again
by: Tim Grimm

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There is No Other (with Francesco Turrisi)
by: Rhiannon Giddens

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Label: Nonesuch
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Better by Now
by: Benjamin Dakota Rogers

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Label: Trespass Music
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The Question
by: Anna Tivel

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Label: Fluff And Gravy
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Easy Money
by: Old Man Luedecke

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Label: True North
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Hummingbird
by: John Smith

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Label: Commoner
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Everything's Shifting
by: Madison Violet

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Label: Passenger Sounds
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Charlie Parr
by: Charlie Parr

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Label: Red House
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Visions
by: Alice Howe

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Label: Self-Release
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How We Want to Live
by: Lisa Bastoni

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Label: Sweet Ondine
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Adaptations
by: Maya De Vitry

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The Only Ones
by: The Milk Carton Kids

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Label: Thirty Tigers
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Dreams on Hold
by: Sarah Eide

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Label: Sugarbird
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To Everyone in All the World: a Celebration of Pete Seeger
by: John McCutcheon

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Label: Appalseed
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Between the Country
by: Ian Noe

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Label: Thirty Tigers
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Soil in the Sky
by: Heather Maloney

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Label: Signature Sounds
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Pass It on Down
by: Linda Sussman

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Label: Self-Release
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Riverland
by: Eric Brace, Peter Cooper & Thomm Jutz

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Label: Red Beet
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Coyote
by: Catherine MacLellan

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Label: Self-Release
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Cold
by: Mean Mary

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Label: Self-Release
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Seneca
by: Charles Wesley Godwin

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Is It the Kiss
by: Ana Egge

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Label: StorySound
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Caravan of Dawn
by: The Levins

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All That's Real
by: Gathering Sparks

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Label: Borealis
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Back to Shore
by: Shari Ulrich

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Label: Borealis
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Paws of a Bear
by: Sofia Talvik

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Label: Makaki
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Casey Joe Lambert
by: Casey Joe Lambert

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Label: Hill Country Artists
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Come on Up to the House - Women Sing Waits
by: Dualtone

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Medicine for Living
by: Alexa Rose

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Label: Big Legal Mess
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Straight to Marrow
by: Clint Alphin

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Label: Self-Release
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MWI
by: Jadea Kelly

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Label: Tone Tree
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Conspirators
by: Guy Forsyth

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Label: Small and Nimble
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PseudoMyopia
by: Rachael Sage

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Label: MPress
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Acorns
by: Ben Winship

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Label: Snake River
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Talk to a Human
by: Terri Hendrix

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Label: Wilory
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Many a Moon
by: James Hill & Anne Janelle

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Label: Borealis
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To the Girl
by: Joy Zimmerman

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Like the River Loves the Sea
by: Joan Shelley

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Label: No Quarter
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Wildwood
by: Katie Dahl

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Label: Leaky Boat
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Making Life Sweet
by: The Early Risers

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Label: Itchy Sabot
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Common Man
by: Joe Iadanza

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Label: Self-Release
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In My Pocket
by: Brooksie Wells

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Label: Down Home Diva
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Wooh Dang
by: Daniel Norgren

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Label: Superpuma
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A Bigger Fire
by: Joe Holt

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Winter Stories (feat. Chatham County Line)
by: Judy Collins

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Label: Cleopatra
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Live in L.A.
by: Ken Dunn

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The Hard Stuff
by: Susan Gibson

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Label: Fortherecords
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Pharmakon
by: Humbird

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Label: Green Thumb
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Phoenix
by: JigJam

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The Iron Trios
by: Laurel Premo

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Label: Self-Release
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Encore
by: Greg Jacobs

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Label: Self-Release
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Valley of the Bones
by: Jane Kramer

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What if This is All There is
by: RJ Cowdery

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Label: Goosepie Music
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Home
by: Laura Berman

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Dazed and Confused
by: Michael Johnathon

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Label: Poet Man
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When the Sun Goes Down
by: Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert

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Label: Dead Reckoning
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Somewhere in the Middle
by: Wes Weddell

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Second Sight
by: May Erlewine

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The Climb
by: Grady Shawver

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Stay the Course
by: Same Latitude As Rome

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Label: Peter C. Boyer
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American Darkness
by: Dan Tedesco

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Rose Avenue
by: Joel Rafael

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Label: Inside
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Everything's Fine
by: Jamie Drake

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Label: AntiFragile
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Frontiers
by: Eddie Berman

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Label: Nettwerk
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Healing
by: Upstate

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Label: Royal Potato Family
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Finch
by: Penny & Sparrow

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The Point of Arrival
by: Carrie Newcomer

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Label: Available Light
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Noise
by: The Pairs

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Label: Independent
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Heart is a Tower
by: Genevieve Charbonneau

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Label: Self-Release
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When They Fall
by: Annie & Rod Capps

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It is As if
by: Jake Troth

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Label: Atlantic
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Father's Son
by: Pierce Pettis

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Label: Compass
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The Blackest Crow
by: Anna Nalick

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Label: Chesky
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The Botox
by: Jamie McDell

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Label: Metropolitan Groove Merchants
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Citizen Alien
by: Leaf Rapids

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Label: Coax
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Reliever
by: William Prince

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Label: Six Shooter
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Give Up Your Ghosts
by: Rebecca Loebe

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Label: Blue Corn
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In Sevens
by: Kora Feder

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Speed
by: Keller Williams

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Label: Freeky Disc
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2
by: The Lark and the Loon

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Queen of the West
by: Bob Bradshaw

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Label: Fluke
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Yellow Coat
by: Matt Costa

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Label: Dangerbird
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Weight of the Sky
by: Province Of Thieves

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Label: Blue Water
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Light in the Lowlands
by: Kelly Augustine

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Label: Orchard Music
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That Kind of Girl
by: Amy Speace

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Label: Wind Bone
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The Hummingbird Revolution
by: Lesley Kernochan

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Label: Make My Day
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Dirty Mansions
by: Corin Raymond

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A Beginner's Guide to Bravery
by: David Keenan

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Label: Rubyworks
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1000 Miles
by: Bettman & Halpin

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Baked Not Fried
by: Paul Chet & the Whiskey Chickens

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Label: Wickam Music
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Collection 2008-2018
by: Jim Patton & Sherry Brokus

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Label: Berkalin
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Not to Forget
by: Pint & a Half

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Label: Pint & A Half
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If I Catch My Dream: Songs of Hope for a Better World
by: Bett Padgett

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Label: Ceilidhe's Music
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Dedicated to the Proposition
by: Spook Handy

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There Used to Be Horses Here
by: Amy Speace

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Label: Windbone
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