Habib Koite's "L.A." is a favorite of KALW in San Francisco. Dirk Leunis/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Thomas Dybdahl's first U.S. release, Songs, collects music from the Norweigian songwriter's hit-heavy career overseas. Kevin Westenberg/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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