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Country And Bluegrass Legend Ricky Skaggs; Gogol Bordello's Gypsy Punk

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Gogol Bordello's sixth album 'Pura Vida Conspiracy' is out now. Gogol Bordello's sixth album 'Pura Vida Conspiracy' is out now. (Courtesy of the artist)

In this episode: Grammy Award-winning mandolin player and singer Ricky Skaggs talks about Kentucky Traveler: My Life In Music, a new memoir about his family's long Southern lineage, his prodigious childhood, and his latest album with Bruce Hornsby.

And Gypsy punk rockers Gogol Bordello -- who recently released its sixth album, Pura Vida Conspiracy -- brings its high-energy songs to the Soundcheck studio.

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