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Revered singers and songwriters Billy Bragg and Joe Henry perform on this week’s broadcast of Mountain Stage, with songs that celebrate the wide-open romance of the American railroad.
Here they perform the John Hartford classic “Gentle on My Mind” in a show that also features performances by Chris Smither, Robert Ellis, LAU, and Kaia Kater.
Like what you hear? Download the entire show right now on the Mountain Stage podcast (just look for Ep. 879).
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