Clockwise from upper left: Sleigh Bells, Blood Orange, Mind Spiders, James Vincent McMorrow Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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World Cafe

James Vincent McMorrow On World Cafe

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The up-and-coming singer-songwriter didn't pick up the guitar until he was 19. Hear McMorrow talk about making the switch from being a hardcore drummer to a folk singer.

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