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Songs We Love: Courtney Marie Andrews, 'May Your Kindness Remain'

In the gospel-tinged title track from her new album, Courtney Marie Andrews positions kindness as an antidote both to broken-heartedness and to bad luck.
Courtney Marie Andrews' May Your Kindness Remain comes out March 23. Source: Laura E. Partain

In some ways, being a touring musician is a lot like being an anthropologist. In traveling from city to city, you spend a lot of time interacting with strangers, whether it's checking into the latest motel or stopping by a local watering hole

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