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New Mix: The Tallest Man On Earth, The Lemon Twigs, Lisa Hannigan, More

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On 'Changes,' Charles Bradley Keeps Going Forward

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07Things We Do For Love

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Listen To Charles Bradley On World Cafe

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On Two New R&B Albums, An Old Soul Sound That Glows

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A former chef and handyman, Charles Bradley recently earned a long-awaited record deal. Kisha Bari hide caption

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Charles Bradley In Studio at WFUV

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Charles Bradley: An Impersonator Finds His Own Voice

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Charles Bradley recently performed a session for KEXP from Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop in Austin, Texas. Jim Bennett/KEXP hide caption

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Charles Bradley: Hip-Jerking, Heartfelt Soul

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Charles Bradley, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2012

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