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We couldn’t think of a better post-break-up song than “Crying My Blues Away,” a jaunty, ragtime country blues number by The Crow Quill Night Owls. Inspired by the jug and string band music of the 1920s and ‘30s, this Washington-based band has never made heartache sound sweeter. Here they are performing the ditty at last year’s Pickathon.

Like what you see? Check out the lineup and buy tickets for Pickathon 2015 here.

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