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Steve Earle archive

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


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.


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


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.


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.


Dixie Chicks

Listen Eight Years Gone

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


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.


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.


Listen Steve Earle: Kinder and Gentler? WFUV

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


Listen Steve Earle: Serenading Politics and Optimism

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


Listen Steve Earle in Concert WXPN

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


Listen Jens Lekman, Nick Lowe, Jose Gonzalez

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


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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