Willie Nile On World Cafe

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Cristina Arrigoni

Set List

  • "The Innocent Ones"
  • "One Guitar"
  • "My Little Girl"
  • "Rich And Broken"

Willie Nile's folk-rock career has been varied and somewhat sporadic, but he always finds his way back to music. A gifted singer-songwriter, Nile has developed a versatile style that can be just as moving in a stadium as it is in a coffee shop. Excepting a few hiatuses, Nile has written music continually, performing with the likes of Tori Amos, Elvis Costello, The E Street Band and Barenaked Ladies. He's also released 11 albums, including his latest, The Innocent Ones.

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