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December 26, 2012

6:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
6:01 PM
I Thank You
Artist : Bonnie Raitt
Album : The Glow
Composer :
Label : Warner Brothers
6:03 PM
Wrap it Up
Artist : Sam & Dave
Album : The Best Of Sam & Dave
Composer :
Label : Sony
6:09 PM
Right Down the Line
Artist : Bonnie Raitt
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:23 PM
Used to Rule the World
Artist : Bonnie Raitt
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:27 PM
Love Sneakin’ Up On You
Artist : Bonnie Raitt
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:28 PM
Not Cause I Wanted To
Artist : Bonnie Raitt
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:36 PM
Love Sneakin’ Up On You
Artist : Bonnie Raitt
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:40 PM
Right Down the Line
Artist : Bonnie Raitt
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:41 PM
California
Artist : Delta Spirit
Album : Delta Spirit
Composer :
Label : Rounder
6:45 PM
I Confess
Artist : English Beat
Album : Speacial Beat Service
Composer :
Label : Sire/London/Rhino
6:50 PM
More Than This
Artist : Roxy Music
Album : Avalon
Composer :
Label : Virgin Records US
6:54 PM
Every Single Night
Artist : Fiona Apple
Album : The Idler Wheel¿
Composer :
Label : Epic
6:57 PM
I Don’t Mind
Artist : Black Joe Lewis
Album : Black Joe Lewis
Composer :
Label : Weary Records
7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:01 PM
I’ve Got Dreams to Remember
Artist : Buddy Guy
Album : Bring ¿Em In
Composer :
Label : Jive
7:19 PM
Queen Of California
Artist : John Mayer
Album : Born And Raised
Composer :
Label : Columbia
7:23 PM
Shadow Days
Artist : John Mayer
Album : Born And Raised
Composer :
Label : Columbia
7:35 PM
Shadow Days
Artist : John Mayer
Album : Born and Raised
Composer :
Label : Columbia
7:38 PM
Queen Of California
Artist : John Mayer
Album : Born And Raised
Composer :
Label : Columbia
7:40 PM
Born and Raised
Artist : John Mayer
Album : Born And Raised
Composer :
Label : Columbia

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World Cafe
6:44 pm
Wed May 2, 2012

Birdy On World Cafe

Birdy is a 15-year-old singer from the U.K.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu May 3, 2012 9:17 am

British artist Jasmine van den Bogaerde — better known as Birdy — is probably best known for her 2011 cover of Bon Iver's "Skinny Love." The 15-year-old started playing piano at 5, began composing a few years later and won the Open Mic UK competition in 2008 at the age of 12. The win guaranteed the young artist a recording contract, but before releasing her debut, she'd already scored a spot on the U.K. pop chart with her cover of "Skinny Love," making Birdy a household name in the U.K.

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World Cafe
3:18 pm
Tue May 1, 2012

Simone Felice On World Cafe

Simone Felice's self-titled solo debut came out in April.
John Huba

Originally published on Wed May 2, 2012 8:44 am

Simone Felice translates tragedies and miracles into Americana stories and songs.

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World Cafe
11:16 am
Mon April 30, 2012

BADBADNOTGOOD On 'World Cafe: Next'

BADBADNOTGOOD..
Sean Berrigan

Originally published on Mon April 30, 2012 5:30 pm

BADBADNOTGOOD has a lot to boast about — it's recorded with Tyler, The Creator, played backup for Frank Ocean and performed as the band-in-residence at Coachella. Yet, on the trio's Bandcamp page, none of this is mentioned.

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World Cafe
9:22 am
Mon April 30, 2012

World Cafe Looks Back: Musicians We Miss

Townes van Zandt (left) and Jeff Buckley (right).

Courtesy of the artists

Throughout the month of October, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of World Cafe and revisited some of the best and most memorable interviews of the past 20 years.

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World Cafe
10:42 am
Fri April 27, 2012

World Party's Karl Wallinger On World Cafe

Karl Wallinger has just released a new box set titled Arkeology.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri April 27, 2012 3:29 pm

Karl Wallinger is best known as the brains behind the Britpop band World Party. A Welsh singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer, Wallinger displayed an early obsession with all things folk and pop. After experience directing The Rocky Horror Show on stage and working in music publishing, he played keyboards for the Scottish folk-rock band The Waterboys.

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World Cafe
11:25 am
Thu April 26, 2012

Michael Kiwanuka On World Cafe

Michael Kiwanuka's first full-length album is titled Home Again.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon August 6, 2012 9:36 am

Michael Kiwanuka combines roots and soul with such old-school, retro-sounding verve, it's hard to believe he's still a rising star — let alone a 24-year-old. Kiwanuka is of Ugandan descent and grew up in Muswell Hill, London.

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World Cafe
2:59 pm
Wed April 25, 2012

Daniel Rossen On World Cafe

Daniel Rossen.
Courtesy of the artist

By now, Daniel Rossen's name is synonymous with the kind of raggedy, whimsical, airy music he writes. A contributing songwriter and musician in Grizzly Bear, Rossen often saved his most personal compositions for his other band, Department of Eagles, which shares Grizzly Bear's roots in Rossen's undergraduate years at NYU. Both bands saw success, and Rossen continued to work in both projects.

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World Cafe
2:57 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Ben Howard On World Cafe

Ben Howard is a no-nonsense, no-frills singer-songwriter.
Courtesy of the artist

A surfer and songwriter, Ben Howard's two loves intertwined when the English surfing world became the first audience for his quiet, meditative music. At the encouragement of friends, Howard released two EPs and was soon invited to tour with Xavier Rudd. Howard is a talented artist in the vein of labelmate and influence Nick Drake, with similarly dark and soulful lyrics.

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World Cafe
11:16 am
Mon April 23, 2012

Young Man On 'World Cafe: Next'

Young Man, a.k.a. Colin Caulfield.
Kristianna Smith

Originally published on Mon April 23, 2012 4:06 pm

Young Man is Colin Caulfield, a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and producer of light yet deft indie-pop. While studying French and English at Loyola, Caulfield began putting cover songs on YouTube, and his lithe, lo-fi music soon drew comparisons to Animal Collective and Grizzly Bear.

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World Cafe
10:28 am
Mon April 23, 2012

World Cafe Looks Back: Uncle Tupelo's Family Tree

Uncle Tupelo at the Sapphire Supper Club in Orlando, Fla. Jeff Tweedy (second from left) went on to form Wilco, while Jay Farrar (second from right) created Son Volt.

Jim Leatherman

Throughout the month of October, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of World Cafe and revisited some of the best and most memorable interviews of the past 20 years.

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