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01You Are Not Needed Now

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Mountain Stage

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The critically acclaimed Irish group Beoga (which means "lively" in Gaelic) is featured in this week's show. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Thistle & Shamrock

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World Cafe Nashville: Rhiannon Giddens

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In Birmingham, John Paul White Shares Songs And Stories

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The Tannahill Weavers, who are named for poet Robert Tannahill, are featured in this week's show. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Thistle - Robert Tannahill

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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Writing

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Pokey LaFarge On World Cafe

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From Paris With Love: A Kansas City Musician Gets Distance And Perspective

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A man painted green takes part in a Beltane May Day celebration on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Matt Cardy/Getty Images hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Season Of Light

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Martin Hayes And Dennis Cahill On Mountain Stage

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The T Sisters On Mountain Stage

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