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Erykah Badu On Stand-Up, Meeting Prince And 'Unpopular Opinions'

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Jukebox The Ghost On World Cafe

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World Cafe Nashville: Liz Cooper & The Stampede

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"When I am on stage, I finally feel like myself," Miski says. "I finally feel like I can be myself." Bao Ngo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Mitski's Many Lives

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"Every five years or so, there's just a transformation I kind of need to constantly be going under," Jake Shears says. Greg Gorman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jake Shears Strikes Out On His Own

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Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets On World Cafe

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The Band's Robbie Robertson Looks Back On 50 Years Of 'Music From Big Pink'

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"I do feel like the nihilism that lives within me really reared its head on this record," Cursive's Tim Kasher (center) says of Vitriola. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nico Biopic Sheds Light On Her Life Before And After The Velvet Underground

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Jim Lauderdale On World Cafe

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serpentwithfeet On World Cafe

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"The beauty of songs, I think, is if you do it right a lot of people can relate to it in their own way," Amanda Shires says. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Amanda Shires Won't 'Give Away The Secrets' Of Her Songs

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Boz Scaggs On World Cafe

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Singers and musicians from Fania Records including Celia Cruz (bottom, center), Ruben Blades (directly above Celia Cruz) and label co-originator, Johnny Pacheco (top row, fifth from left). Courtesy of Concord Records hide caption

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Tell Me How You Really Feel: A Conversation with Courtney Barnett

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Turning The Tables 2018 Shows The 'Change Within Tradition'

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"It was a sobering experience. I knew it was bad, but until you see it — I wasn't prepared for it, to be honest with you," Kenny Chesney says. Allister Ann/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kenny Chesney's Love Note To Caribbean After Disaster: It's About The Moving Forward

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