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Carolina Chocolate Drops Sweeten Carnegie Library Music Hall; ‘American Odyssey’ Displayed at Frick (CPs Sun., 4/6/2014)

1) Music constantly evolves, but sometimes it’s nice to get back to the days before autotune and dubstep. That’s exactly what the Carolina Chocolate Drops accomplish with their folksy-meets-country sound. Making a stop locally at the Carnegie Library Music Hall of Homestead, the string quartet focuses on rich harmonies and soulful vocals done the way Southerners seem to do best. Their repertoire, including “Country Girl,” delivers a twang in the music and feel-good lyrics by vocalist Rhiannon Giddens. Grab your straw hat and take

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