World Cafe

Rachid Taha, Blending Beats and Cultures

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Born in the Gulf of Oran, Taha moved to France with his family as a child.

Rachid Taha in Studio on World Cafe - 11/30/2005

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The Roots of Jimmie Dale Gilmore

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Come On Back honors Gilmore's late father.

Jimmie Dale Gilmore in Studio on World Cafe - 11/29/2005

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My Morning Jacket

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My Morning Jacket is a five-piece rock band from Louisville, Kentucky.

My Morning Jacket in Studio on World Cafe - 11/28/2005

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The Hackensaw Boys, Making Their Own Kind of Music

Shiner, Salvage, Mahlon, Four, Baby J and the Kooky Eyed Fox — together they're the Hackensaw Boys. They perform their own brand of bluegrass, with instruments collected in their many travels. They tell Scott Simon about a new release, Love What You Do.

The Hackensaw Boys, Making Their Own Kind of Music

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Trey Anastasio, Trying to 'Shine'

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Trey Anastasio, the former frontman for the jam-band superstars Phish, has a new solo record out.

Trey Anastasio, Trying to 'Shine'

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The YL Male Voice Choir: Sounds of Finland

Finland's premier male voice choir, YL, performs works by Sibelius and Schubert in NPR's Studio 4A.

The YL Male Voice Choir: Sounds of Finland

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World Cafe

Bonnie Raitt 'Not Broken' on New CD

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Bonnie Raitt's new record, her eighteenth, is the first on which she is credited as a producer.

Bonnie Raitt in Studio on World Cafe - 11/23/2005

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Australia's Fruit Trio

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The members of the Australian trio Fruit are well known for their distinctive vocal harmonies.

Fruit in Studio on World Cafe - 11/22/2005

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Nouvelle Vague Reinvents New Wave Favorites

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The French band takes classic new-wave singles from the '80s and adds a Brazilian twist.

Nouvelle Vague in Studio on World Cafe - 11/21/2005

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