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Highway 309's July Playlist: Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris, Macy Gray, Iron & Wine

Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris on stage
Stephen Chernin
Mark Knopfler, left, and Emmylou Harris, right, perform during a concert at Radio City Music Hall in 2006 in New York.

Have you noticed that WGLT's music lineup sounds a little different these days?

About a month ago, WGLT debuted a new music format called Highway 309. Led by Music Director Jon Norton, Highway 309 is an updated roots-based format that encompasses WGLT's deep history with blues and folk while including soul and gospel seasoned with a dash of adult rock.

Hear it on 89.1 FM on weekends and overnights, and streaming 24/7 at WGLT.org. Here's a taste of what we're playing this month on Highway 309, via a Spotify playlist:

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Jon Norton is the program director at WGLT and WCBU. He also is host of All Things Considered every weekday.