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John Prine On World Cafe

Friday, June 01, 2018

You don't have to have heard John Prine's music before to feel instantly connected to him. His songs are an invitation to come along.

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Charley Crockett On World Cafe

Friday, June 01, 2018

Though he's had some ups and downs, Crockett has come out on the other side with a cowboy hat, some amazing songs and a hard-earned version of optimism that's nothing short of inspiring.

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Belly On World Cafe

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Members of the beloved 90's rock band discuss getting the party started again after 25 years since its debut album.

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Dr. Dog On World Cafe

Friday, May 25, 2018

Hear how Scott McMicken's "F*** Dr. Dog" statement led to the band's latest album, Critical Equation.

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Donovan Woods On World Cafe

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Woods found success in Nashville co-writing for artists including Tim McGraw and Charles Kelley from Lady Antebellum. It was all just par for the course given his remarkable artistry.

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Lake Street Dive On World Cafe

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

These musicians met at New England Conservatory of Music and make carefully arranged tunes with tricky harmonies.

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Lindi Ortega On World Cafe

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The country singer-songwriter speaks on how she made her return to the stage and what made her leave her adopted home in Nashville to return to Canada.

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Labor Of Love: Songs For The Delivery Room

Friday, May 11, 2018

Parents Ali Dilworth and Jaron Olevsky tuned out the beeping sounds of the hospital with music by Stevie Wonder, Emily King, Ethan Gruska and more.

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Dr. Demento And John Cafiero On World Cafe

Thursday, May 10, 2018

What happens when a collaborator of the Misfits and the Ramones meets a guy known for mad music and crazy comedy? A new album called Dr. Demento Covered in Punk.

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Dave Lory On World Cafe: A Window Into Jeff Buckley's Tremendous Artistic Life

Friday, May 04, 2018

Enjoy an early preview of stories from Lory's new book, Jeff Buckley: From Hallelujah to Last Goodbye, coming May 29, the anniversary of Buckley's death.

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Anderson East On World Cafe

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Bringing the high jumps and sheer vocal prowess to his latest album Encore, East performs new songs and speaks of working with Dave Cobb, Avicii and more.

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Chick Corea On World Cafe

Monday, April 30, 2018

The revered jazz pianist shares stories about working with Miles Davis and watching Thelonious Monk perform while we try to wrap our heads around the breakneck pace of his creative life.

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Hop Along On World Cafe

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The Philadelphia group delivers a live performance that gives you that bubbling feeling of a band about to break.

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Erika Wennerstrom On World Cafe

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Heartless Bastards front woman details her experience on a trip through the Amazon and how it informed the art she made on her latest solo album, Sweet Unknown.

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Squirrel Nut Zippers On World Cafe

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The band just released Beasts of Burgundy, its first new album of original material in 18 years. If you don't like funk, now would be the time to move on to another session.

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Laura Veirs On World Cafe

Friday, April 13, 2018

Veirs performs songs from The Lookout, for which she originally wrote over 100 songs, and explains how a set of creative constraints helped her arrive at its gauzy new sound.

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Songs We Love: Benjamin Lazar Davis, 'Choosing Sides'

Friday, April 13, 2018

Davis dances the pas de deux of a divided heart in a song co-written with Alex Toth of Rubblebucket,

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Courtney Marie Andrews On World Cafe

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Now here's something you don't hear every day: a young person who makes a record about the value of kindness and compassion.

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Phoebe Bridgers Sings An Ode To New Love With 'Georgia' On The World Cafe

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Stranger in the Alps was one of NPR Music's Stephen Thompson's top albums of 2017. Watch Bridgers perform "Georgia" from her World Cafe studio session.

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10 Standout World Cafe Sessions Of 2018...So Far

Saturday, April 07, 2018

Some say the glass of 2018 is one-quarter empty; others say it's three-quarters full. We say, "Wow, we've had some incredible artists perform in 2018."

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