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Robbie Robertson reflects on the experiences that inspired his latest album in an extensive interview on this World Cafe. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Robbie Robertson On World Cafe

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Milos Karadaglich says as soon as he held his father's rusty, old guitar, he knew it was the instrument he would play. Olaf Heine hide caption

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'New Hero' Of Classical Guitar Shares His Passion

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Shabazz Palaces and THEESatisfaction (from left to right, Ishmael Butler, Catherine Harris-White and Stasia Irons) outside Caffe Vita in Capitol Hill. Kyle Johnson for NPR hide caption

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Swerve... the reeping of all that is worthwhile (Noir not withstanding)

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Josh Ritter is a singer-songwriter who has released six albums. Bright's Passage is his first novel. Marcelo Biglia/ hide caption

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Josh Ritter: First A Songwriter, Now A Novelist

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Ida Maria's new album is called Katla. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ida Maria: Seeing Red

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Carmen Cuesta's new album is titled Mi Bossa Nova. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Mi Bossa Nova': A Lifelong Love Affair in Song

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James Torme's new album is titled Love for Sale. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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James Torme Steps Into His Father's Legacy

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Will Johnson (second from right) with Centro-Matic. The band's new album is called Candidate Waltz. Matt Pence hide caption

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Will Johnson, Man Of Many Bands, Embraces Discomfort

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Chick Corea performs in Melbourne, Australia in February 2011. Corea and a new version of his band Return to Forever tour the U.S. and Europe this summer. Martin Philbey/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Clarence Clemons and Bruce Springsteen during a Dec. 12, 1984, concert in Lexington, Ky. Lexington Herald-Leader/Getty Images hide caption

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Hear And Download The Discussion From WBUR

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Oh Land, a.k.a. Nanna ├śland Fabricius, and drummer Hans Hvidberg-Hansen. Christopher Nelson/KEXP hide caption

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Oh Land: Toe-Tapping Danish Pop

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