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Ron Sexsmith archive

World Cafe visited with Ron Sexsmith during its trip to Toronto.

Listen Ron Sexsmith On World Cafe WXPN

November 29, 2013 – Hear a session with the acclaimed singer-songwriter, part of World Cafe's Sense of Place series. WXPN

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Ron Sexsmith's new album, Forever Endeavour, comes out Feb. 5.

Read Ron Sexsmith: At Midlife, A Songwriter Ponders Mortality

January 31, 2013 – The Canadian musician reflects on personal setbacks and the strange comfort of sad songs.

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It's natural for Leonard Cohen to think a lot about mortality near the end of his life, but Ron Sexsmith says Cohen has never sung about "frivolous things."

Read Conor Oberst, Ron Sexsmith Pay Tribute To Leonard Cohen

February 17, 2012 – Songwriter Ron Sexsmith says that Leonard Cohen has never sung about "frivolous things."

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Ron Sexsmith performed on Mountain Stage.

Listen Ron Sexsmith On Mountain Stage

January 12, 2012 – The Canadian singer-songwriter returns to Mountain Stage to play cuts from Long Player Late Bloomer.

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Listen Ron Sexsmith: The Songwriter's Songwriter WFUV

August 16, 2011 – Hear the prolific singer-songwriter perform songs from his 12th album, Long Player Late Bloomer. WFUV

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Listen When Optimism and Realism Collide

February 5, 2007 – A hopelessly romantic optimist, Ron Sexsmith remains unfashionably entrenched in pop's margins.

Listen Ron Sexsmith: Sweet Love Songs WXPN

January 30, 2007 – Armed with a passion to write better songs, Sexsmith has a new album titled Time Being. WXPN

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Listen Ron Sexsmith in Concert WXPN

January 12, 2007 – The Toronto-based singer-songwriter has an international following and many famous fans. WXPN

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Listen Ron Sexsmith: Notes on the Passage of Time

January 9, 2007 – On his new album, singer-songwriter reflects on getting older and appreciating what's precious.

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