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Favorite Sessions

Boy: A Charming Little Number Called 'Little Numbers'

The Current

Boy have been playing "Little Numbers" since 2011, but it wasn't until this year that the Swiss/German duo caught on in America. Watch them perform an acoustic version of the international hit.

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World Cafe

Vintage Cafe: Jim James

XPN

The My Morning Jacket singer performs songs from the soulful Regions of Light and Sound of God, his first solo release under his own name, and discusses an accident that left him bedridden.

Jim James On World Cafe

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World Cafe

Night Beds On World Cafe

Powered by Winston Yellen's wide-ranging voice, the band plays songs from its debut album, Country Sleep, which was written in a cabin once owned by Johnny Cash.

Night Beds On World Cafe

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Matmos, 'Aetheric Vehicle' (Live)

KCRW

The crazy-smart producers Drew Daniel and Martin Schmidt join Jason Bentley on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic to play songs from their new album as Matmos. Watch them perform "Aetheric Vehicle."

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World Cafe

Kail Baxley: Music From An Amateur Boxer Who Danced For James Brown

The singer-songwriter plays songs from his full-length debut, Heatstroke/The Wind and the War, and talks about how his father's funeral inspired "The Rebel."

Kail Baxley: Music From An Amateur Boxer Who Danced For James Brown

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Frightened Rabbit: Rock With A Scottish Brogue

The Current

With his big, weary voice, Scott Hutchison has a remarkable gift for tugging at heartstrings. Watch him and his band perform a stripped-down acoustic version of "The Woodpile."

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Pharis And Jason Romero: Appalachia From British Columbia

Folk Alley

The husband-and-wife duo have a real knack for bringing old-timey folk songs to life. Watch them fingerpick and harmonize their own "Long Gone Out West Blues" for Folk Alley.

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World Cafe

Calexico On World Cafe

XPN

Tejano-loving indie stars Joey Burns and John Convertino visit the World Cafe studios for a four-song set.

Calexico On World Cafe

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Song Travels

José Feliciano On 'Song Travels'

The Puerto Rican acoustic guitarist pays tribute to Elvis Presley with host Michael Feinstein.

Listen Now: José Feliciano On 'Song Travels'

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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Shirley Scott On Piano Jazz

The Queen of the Organ solos on "Skylark" and joins host Marian McPartland on "In a Mellow Tone."

Listen Now: Shirley Scott On Piano Jazz

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