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Lera Lynn On World Cafe
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Lera Lynn On World Cafe

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Lera Lynn On World Cafe

Lera Lynn On World Cafe
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The annual Americana Music Festival is taking place in Nashville this week, with an awards ceremony this evening and big concerts and showcases to follow all week long.

One of the people performing is Lera Lynn, World Cafe's guest today. She developed an instant audience through her performances on this season of HBO's True Detective — many discovered her singing in the background in the dive bar The Black Rose while the action took place.

There's something about the matter-of-fact sadness in Lynn's music that's immediately captivating. She has her own albums out now and is working on a new one for next year. In this session for World Cafe, she performs a handful of songs — including some that she performed on True Detective.

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Set List

01Lying In The Sun
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02My Least Favorite Life
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03Out To Sea
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