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Alejandro Escovedo On World Cafe

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The rock legend played in punk bands for years, then became a versatile singer-songwriter.

Alejandro Escovedo On World Cafe

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Keane On World Cafe

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Keane swaps out guitars for keyboards, which lends the English band a distinct sound.

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Bright Moments On World Cafe

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A multi-instrumentalist who's worked with Coldplay and Arcade Fire shows off his sunny solo work.

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Brendan Benson On World Cafe

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The Raconteurs' singer returns with his fifth solo album, out on his own recently launched label.

Brendan Benson On World Cafe

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Archie Powell And The Exports On World Cafe

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Powell and his band of brothers perform power-pop songs from their new album, Great Ideas in Action.

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Grace Potter On World Cafe

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The rockers play tracks from their seventh album, a masterful statement about the human condition.

Grace Potter On World Cafe

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