Studio Sessions

Pokey LaFarge On World Cafe

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Pokey LaFarge and his band, the South City Three.

Pokey LaFarge and his band, the South City Three.

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Set List

  • "Central Time"
  • "Kentucky Mae"
  • "Close The Door"
  • "All Night Long"

Pokey LaFarge transports listeners to a bygone era on Thursday's installment of World Cafe. Along with his band, LaFarge has turned his modern reverence for roots music into a full-time gig. The perceptible influences in his work range from bluegrass to Western swing to country blues. Whether you call it old-fashioned, dated or throwback, the Missouri-bred musician embraces it fully; he even dresses the part. LaFarge and his bandmates have paid their dues with a "no gig is too small" attitude, and as a result, they've gradually built a devoted following.

The group's new self-titled album is its first to be released through Jack White's Third Man Records.

World Cafe Playlist for September 26, 2013

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