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Steve Earle performed on World Cafe.

Read Steve Earle On World Cafe WXPN

July 4, 2011 – Hear the rough-hewn country songwriter perform tunes from his new album in the WXPN studio. WXPN

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Steve Earle performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

Watch Steve Earle: Tiny Desk Concert

April 25, 2011 – A singer, author, actor and activist, Earle showcases many of his talents at the NPR Music offices.

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Steve Earle's newest album, I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive, comes out April 26.

Read First Listen: Steve Earle, 'I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive'

April 17, 2011 – Hear the excellent new album from the iconoclastic country singer in its entirety.

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Listen Steve Earle On Mountain Stage

May 10, 2010 – Earle combines his own storytelling with songs from his latest album, Townes.

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Listen Lyle Lovett And Steve Earle On World Cafe WXPN

April 23, 2010 – The pair gives an interview and performances at an unlikely venue: a boat in the Caribbean. WXPN

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Kate McGarrigle

Listen Kate And Anna McGarrigle At Carnegie Hall

January 19, 2010 – Kate McGarrigle, who died Monday, performs a 2004 concert as a tribute to Emmylou Harris.

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Listen Steve Earle's Hero, Heckler: Townes Van Zandt

May 14, 2009 – Van Zandt's songs of loners and misfits made a deep imprint on Earle, who made a new tribute album.

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Dixie Chicks

Listen Eight Years Gone

January 19, 2009 – Hear the songs that wrestled with the fear, uncertainty and frustration during Bush's presidency.

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Listen Steve And Justin Townes Earle: Life Lessons

December 29, 2008 – Country-rock singer-songwriter Steve Earle taught his son a lot about rebellion and making music.

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Listen Sneak Previews: Of Montreal, Okkervil River

August 18, 2008 – Okkervil River and Of Montreal made last year's top 20 albums and are back again for this year.

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Listen Steve Earle: Kinder and Gentler? WFUV

February 28, 2008 – Hear an interview and in-studio performance by the outspoken roots-rock icon. WFUV

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Listen Steve Earle: Serenading Politics and Optimism

November 6, 2007 – Hear the outspoken singer-songwriter in an interview and performance from WXPN.

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Listen Steve Earle in Concert WXPN

October 12, 2007 – Hear the outspoken singer-songwriter perform a show from WXPN and World CafĂ© Live. WXPN

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Listen Jens Lekman, Nick Lowe, Jose Gonzalez

September 12, 2007 – Swedish art-pop singer Jens Lekman; distinguished country crooner Nick Lowe; Broken Social Scene...

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Listen Can Rock Save the World?

July 6, 2007 – Live Earth founder Kevin Wall, Paste magazine editor Josh Jackson and musician Alejandro Escoved...

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