Legendary harmonica player James Cotton, who died aged 81 after a 72-year-long career. Christopher Durst/Courtesy Alligator Records hide caption

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James Cotton, Giant Of The Blues Harmonica, Dies At 81

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Hurray For The Riff Raff's latest album, The Navigator, comes out today. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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RRD - New Music on World Cafe

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Ruthie Foster's new album, Joy Comes Back, comes out March 24. John Carrico/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ruthie Foster, 'Joy Comes Back'

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Bobby Rush (left) and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Chicago's City Hall in 1965. Courtesy of the artist / Bernard Kleina hide caption

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Bobby Rush On Martin Luther King Jr.

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The Marcus King Band On World Cafe

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Bobby Rush's latest album is called Porcupine Meat. Rick Olivier/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bobby Rush On World Cafe

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From left to right, Chess Records co-founder Phil Chess, R&B singer Etta James and record producer Ralph Bass in Chicago at Chess Records Studios in 1960. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Phil Chess, Co-Founder Of Chess Records, Dies At 95

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Peter Wolf's latest solo album is A Cure For Loneliness. Joe Greene/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Peter Wolf On World Cafe

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Luther Dickinson On World Cafe

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World Cafe Next: The Marcus King Band

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Moreland & Arbuckle perform at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Sydney Schaefer/WXPN hide caption

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Moreland & Arbuckle On World Cafe

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Bonnie Raitt performs live at WXPN's Non-COMMvention at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Joe Del Tufo /WXPN hide caption

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Bonnie Raitt on World Cafe

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C.W. Stoneking. Kane Hibberd/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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CW Stoneking on World Cafe

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Beyoncé's new visual album, Lemonade, is out now. TIDAL hide caption

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Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' Is Defiant In The Midst Of Upheaval

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05Mess Around

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    Artist
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    Released
    2016

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