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Jamie N Commons On World Cafe

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Jamie N Commons.

Jamie N Commons.

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Set List

  • "Caroline"
  • "In Your Light"
  • "Lead Me Home"
  • "Rumble And Sway"

It's a story we've heard before: The British singer enamored of American music makes it his own. In the case of our guest today, Jamie N Commons, he didn't have to do it from afar.

Commons was born in Bristol, England, but moved to Chicago when he was 7. That's where he soaked up all the blues and R&B he could; he'll tell us today about an Allman Brothers concert at an early age that made a major impression. He returned to the U.K. at 19 and now, at 24, has just released his second EP, Rumble and Sway.

World Cafe Playlist for September 25, 2013

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