The Shelters' self-titled debut album is out now. Brantley Gutierrez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Shelters On World Cafe

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Loamlands makes its World Cafe debut in this session. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Loamlands On World Cafe

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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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David Crosby returns to World Cafe at age 75. Django Crosby/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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David Crosby On World Cafe

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Levellers On World Cafe

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Shirley Collins' latest album is called Lodestar. Eva Vermandel/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Shirley Collins On World Cafe

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Suzanne Vega On World Cafe

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Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau's forthcoming, self-titled album is on World Cafe's radar for 2017. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Year, New Music On World Cafe

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Dawg Yawp performs onstage at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Tiana Timmerberg/WXPN hide caption

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Dawg Yawp On World Cafe

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Robbie Robertson On World Cafe

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Helado Negro's most recent album is Private Energy. Ben Sellon/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Latin Roots: Helado Negro

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Davy Knowles' most recent album is Three Miles From Avalon. Timothy M. Schmidt/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Davy Knowles On World Cafe

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Angel Olsen's latest album is called My Woman. Amanda Marsallis/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Angel Olsen On World Cafe

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The Oh Hellos perform songs from their Family Christmas Album on this episode of World Cafe. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Oh Hellos On World Cafe

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Gillian Welch & David Rawlings. Henry Diltz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Gillian Welch On World Cafe

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Doyle Bramhall II outside of the World Cafe performance studio in Philadelphia. Tiana Timmerberg/WXPN hide caption

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Doyle Bramhall II On World Cafe

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