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Concerts

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June 15, 2007 Hear the prolific pop-rock singer perform a concert from WXPN and World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

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Studio Sessions

Ryan Adams' most recent album, Ashes and Fire, is out now.

February 1, 2012 The prolific singer-songwriter and storyteller gives an energetic, spontaneous studio performance.

November 14, 2011 World Cafe revisits a session with the singer-songwriter shortly after he'd released Ashes & Fire.

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Ryan Adams, in WFUV's Studio A in New York.

October 25, 2011 He's done it all: metal, country, garage rock. Now, Adams shows off his soulful side on WFUV.

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July 23, 2007 Ryan Adams gives an interview and in-studio performance.

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Interviews & Profiles

Ryan Adams' new album, the latest in a prolific career, is called Ashes & Fire.

January 1, 2012 The prolific country-rocker discusses the new album Ashes & Fire and performs three songs live.

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July 23, 2007 Ryan Adams gives an interview and in-studio performance.

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Discover Songs

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December 20, 2007 Tens of thousands of listeners voted for the year's best CDs, with Radiohead coming out on top.

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June 5, 2007 All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen chats with NPR reviewers Robert Christgau, Meredith Ochs an...

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May 11, 2005 New music from Ryan Adams; A boxing metaphor from Aimee Mann; A bluegrass classic with Doyle Law...

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April 29, 2002 The revolutionary Nitty Gritty Dirt Band; One last waltz with The Band; Former Whiskeytown front...

News

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May 19, 2010 The "fully realized sci-fi metal concept album" is called Orion.

Reviews

October 23, 2007 New music from Ryan Adams and Babyshambles, plus a joint effort from Robert Plant and Alison Krauss.

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More Stories

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September 18, 2006 Last year, Adams put out three CDs in the space of seven months. He's now working on his next one.

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Ryan Adams' new album, Ashes & Fire, comes out Oct. 11.

September 25, 2011 After getting married and battling ear disease, Adams returns with a sweet, spare honeymoon album.

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