Townes van Zandt (left) and Jeff Buckley (right).

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World Cafe Looks Back: Musicians We Miss WXPN-FM

Hear rare interviews with Townes Van Zandt and Jeff Buckley, two songwriters with lasting legacies.

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World Party's Karl Wallinger On World Cafe WXPN-FM

Hear the venerated Welsh singer-songwriter perform songs from his new box set, titled Arkeology.

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Punch Brothers: Sophisticated Strings WFUV-FM

Hear the group's subtle pleasures and strange musical structures in this studio session with WFUV.

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Michael Kiwanuka On World Cafe WXPN-FM

Hear Kiwanuka play new songs and discuss his collaboration with The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach.

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Ben Howard On World Cafe WXPN-FM

Hear quiet, meditative songs from the singer-songwriter's first full-length album, Every Kingdom.

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Uncle Tupelo at the Sapphire Supper Club in Orlando, Fla. Jeff Tweedy (second from left) went on to form Wilco, while Jay Farrar (second from right) created Son Volt.

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World Cafe Looks Back: Uncle Tupelo's Family Tree WXPN-FM

Hear from the influential alt-country band and its acclaimed offshoots: Wilco and Son Volt.

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