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Guest DJ: Hozier On Why Music From The Civil Rights Movement Still Resonates

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Otis Rush, Chicago Blues Legend, Dies At 84

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The War And Treaty On World Cafe

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Philadelphia Folk Festival Camp Stage On World Cafe

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The Life And Legacy Of Aretha Franklin: An All Songs Considered Remembrance

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Boz Scaggs On World Cafe

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Boz Scaggs Processes The Past And Rebuilds For The Future

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Josh Ritter (top left, credit: Laura Wilson), Lukas Nelson & The Promise Of The Real (top right, credit: Jacob Blickenstaff), Femi Kuti & The Positive Force (bottom left, credit: Optimus Danny), Bermuda Triangle (bottom right, credit: Harvey Hale) Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Robert Finley On World Cafe

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Anderson East On World Cafe

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