Amanda Shires first hit the road when she was 15 years old, as a fiddler with the Texas Playboys. Between releasing four of her own solo records and playing with the Thrift Store Cowboys or with her husband Jason Isbell's ensemble, The 400 Unit, she's been on the road ever since. Until recently, when - at 34 weeks pregnant - she decided it was time to take a break from the road, waddle home and sit down for a minute. Or at least that was the plan.
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