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Watch: Julien Baker, Jim James, The Decemberists, more cover ‘What the World Needs Now Is Love’

This weekend marked the conclusion of the virtual edition of the Newport Folk Festival, which saw around 20 artists covering Burt Bacharach’s “What the World Needs Now Is Love.”

The cover, which was led by My Morning Jacket’s Jim James and music directed by The Decemberists’ Chris Funk, marked the closing number to the week-long virtual festival. The cover featured renowned acts like Julien Baker, Andrew Bird, Colen Meloy, Lucius, other members of The Decemberists, and more.

Check out the performance in full below.
 

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