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March 19, 2013

6:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
6:01 PM
Don’t Keep Me Wonderin’
Artist : The Slide Brothers
Album : Robert Randolph Presents: The Slide Brothers
Composer :
Label : Concord Records
6:06 PM
Peach Blossom
Artist : Eels
Album : Wonderful Glorious
Composer :
Label : Vagrant
6:10 PM
California Stars
Artist : Wilco
Album : Mermaid Avenue
Composer :
Label : Elektra/WEA
6:14 PM
Hard to Make It
Artist : Tracy Grammer
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:15 PM
No One Knows Nothing Anymore
Artist : Billy Bragg
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:24 PM
I Ain’t Got No Home In This World
Artist : Billy Bragg
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:35 PM
Handyman Blues
Artist : Billy Bragg
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:38 PM
Greetings To the New Brunette
Artist : Billy Bragg
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:44 PM
Song for Next Summer
Artist : Meg Baird
Album : Seasons on Earth
Composer :
Label : Drag City
6:45 PM
Car Wheels on a Gravel Road
Artist : Lucinda Williams
Album : Car Wheels on a Gravel Road
Composer :
Label : Island / Mercury
6:50 PM
I’m Shakin’
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Composer :
Label : Third Man Records
6:53 PM
Out Of My League
Artist : Fitz & The Tantrums
Album : More Than Just a Dream
Composer :
Label : Elektra
6:57 PM
Clark Gable
Artist : The Postal Service
Album : Give Up
Composer :
Label : Sub Pop
7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:01 PM
Swamp
Artist : Talking Heads
Album : Speaking in Tongues
Composer :
Label : Rhino / WEA
7:06 PM
I Lost My Job of Loving You
Artist : Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale
Album : Buddy & Jim
Composer :
Label : New West Records
7:09 PM
Looking For Clues
Artist : Robert Palmer
Album : Addictions Vol. 1
Composer :
Label : Island
7:14 PM
Buena
Artist : Morphine
Album : Cure for Pain
Composer :
Label : Arista
7:17 PM
Ramona
Artist : Night Beds
Album : Country Sleep
Composer :
Label : Dead Oceans
7:21 PM
Drawerings
Artist : Dinosaur Jr.
Album : Where You Been
Composer :
Label : Rhino
7:22 PM
The Righteous Path
Artist : DriveBy Truckers
Album : Brighter Than Creation's Dark
Composer :
Label : New West Records
7:26 PM
Birmingham
Artist : Shovels & Rope
Album : O' Be Joyful
Composer :
Label : Dualtone Music Group
7:30 PM
Tighten Up
Artist : The Black Keys
Album : Brothers
Composer :
Label : Nonesuch
7:34 PM
You Got Yr. Cherry Bomb
Artist : Spoon
Album : Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
Composer :
Label : Merge Records
7:37 PM
Shuggie
Artist : Foxygen
Album : We are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic
Composer :
Label : Jagjaguwar
7:38 PM
Keep You
Artist : Wild Belle
Album : Isles
Composer :
Label : Columbia Records
7:42 PM
Everywhere That I’m Not
Artist : Translator
Album : Just Can't Get Enough: New Wave Hits Vol. 4
Composer :
Label : Rhino
7:46 PM
Retrograde
Artist : James Blake
Album : Overgrown
Composer :
Label : Republic
7:50 PM
Woke Up This Morning
Artist : Alabama 3
Album : Woke Up This Morning
Composer :
Label : Geffen
7:54 PM
Get Up, Stand Up
Artist : Bob Marley & the Wailers
Album : Burnin'
Composer :
Label : Island
7:57 PM
This Generation
Artist : The Lions
Album : This Generation
Composer :
Label : Stones Throw

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World Cafe
1:14 pm
Mon October 17, 2011

World Cafe Looks Back: Jazz Greats

Drummer Jack DeJohnette.

Jos L. Knaepen

Throughout the month of October, we're celebrating the 20th anniversary of World Cafe. Each day, we'll revisit some of the best and most memorable interviews of the past 20 years.

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World Cafe
2:27 pm
Fri October 14, 2011

World Cafe Looks Back: Robert Plant

Robert Plant.

Staff Getty Images

Throughout the month of October, we're celebrating the 20th anniversary of World Cafe. Each day, we'll revisit some of the best and most memorable interviews of the past 20 years.

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World Cafe
1:00 pm
Mon October 10, 2011

World Cafe Looks Back: Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello.

James O'Mara

Originally published on Mon February 6, 2012 10:12 am

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

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World Cafe
1:24 pm
Fri October 7, 2011

World Cafe Looks Back: The Beatles

The Beatles, left to right: Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, producer George Martin, John Lennon.

Chris Ware Getty Images

Originally published on Mon January 30, 2012 10:52 pm

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

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World Cafe
1:08 pm
Wed October 5, 2011

World Cafe Looks Back: Guitar Greats

Jeff Beck performs at Les Paul's 95th-birthday party at Iridium Jazz Club on June 9, 2010, in New York City.

Larry Busacca Getty Images

Originally published on Mon January 30, 2012 6:54 pm

Over the years, World Cafe has seen its share of guitar gods.

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World Cafe
12:00 pm
Mon July 25, 2011

The Steve Miller Band On World Cafe

Steve Miller.
Kevin Winter Getty Images

Originally published on Tue March 4, 2014 8:11 am

Some people call him space cowboy, some people call him the gangster of love, but most know him as Steve Miller, the guitarist and vocalist whose laid-back, infectiously catchy tunes have soothed the nation for decades.

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World Cafe
10:30 am
Mon May 30, 2011

Elton John And Leon Russell On World Cafe

Elton John and Leon Russell appeared on World Cafe.
Courtesy of the artists

Originally published on Tue December 27, 2011 10:12 am

From his start with the band Bluesology in 1961, multi-award winner Elton John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight) has time and time again proven himself to be one of the most iconic singer-songwriters of our day. Rising to international fame by the 1970's with the hit "Your Song," Elton has since released an overwhelming number of studio albums, many of which have climbed their way to the top of the charts.

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World Cafe
5:00 pm
Thu February 3, 2011

In Memoriam: Chuck Brown On World Cafe

Originally published on Fri May 18, 2012 3:52 pm

Chuck Brown, the Godfather of Go-Go music, died Wednesday. In 2011, he stopped by World Cafe to discuss his 50-plus-year career and his last album.

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World Cafe
10:49 am
Tue July 7, 2009

World Cafe Remembers Levon Helm

Levon Helm.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue October 15, 2013 3:12 pm

  • Levon Helm in Studio on World Cafe 1/18/08

This segment, from Jan. 18, 2008, is part of our Vintage Cafe series, in which we revisit some of our best studio performances. Here, we remember an Americana legend and drummer for the '60s rock group The Band, Levon Helm, who died in 2012.

Levon Helm first picked up a guitar at age 8, but soon switched to drums. Though best known as the famous drummer for the rock group The Band, Helm continued to influence music with his collaborations and solo works.

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