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Calexico On World Cafe

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Hear a four-song set from the Tejano-loving indie rock band.

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José Feliciano On 'Song Travels'

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

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Shirley Scott On Piano Jazz

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

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Wanda Jackson On World Cafe

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Hear the queen of rockabilly perform songs from her 31st studio album, Unfinished Business.

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KCRW Presents: Cold War Kids

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Watch the California band perform "Tuxedo" at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio for KCRW.

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Ben Sollee On World Cafe

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Hear the singer-songwriter and cellist perform music from Half Made Man with a full backing band.

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Vintage Cafe: The xx

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The Mercury Prize-winning London band plays hauntingly spare songs from its second album, Coexist.

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