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Steve Earle And The Dukes On World Cafe

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Steve Earle And The Dukes On World Cafe

Studio Sessions

Steve Earle And The Dukes On World Cafe

Steve Earle And The Dukes On World Cafe

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Steve Earle.

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Steve Earle is back on World Cafe, and he has the blues. His new album — titled Terraplane, named for a Robert Johnson song — draws from the genre both musically and lyrically.

Earle is going through a divorce, his seventh, after an eight-year marriage to singer Allison Moorer. But even with that backdrop, these blues songs aren't downers. As Earle says here, Terraplane couldn't have happened without his current cast of backing players in The Dukes, who take it to the crossroads in this session.

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Set List

01Baby Baby Baby (Baby)

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02You're The Best Lover That I Ever Had

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04King Of The Blues

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