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David Crosby On World Cafe

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Music In 'Mudbound' Intended To Evoke Earth, Dirt And Mud

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One Man Expresses His Love For Prince With His Tribute Band

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World Cafe Nashville: Willie Watson

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Lost Bayou Ramblers On World Cafe

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Members of the late guitarist's last touring band make up The Paco de Lucía Project. Luis Malibran/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Flamenco Is Alive After Paco De Lucía

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Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile's Lotta Sea Lice is out now via Matador Records. Danny Cohen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Guest DJs: Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile

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The Songwriter Behind Keith Urban's 'Female'

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iLe's debut album, iLevitable, is available now. Worldjunkies / Alejandro Pedrosa/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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iLe Sings Her Grandmother's Songs And Speaks Out Through Her Music

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Love, Friendship And Music: Stephen Stills And Judy Collins Collaborate On New Album

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R.E.M. On Reissuing 'Automatic For The People'

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Country music stars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood co-hosted the 51st annual CMA Awards. Rick Diamond/Getty Images hide caption

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For Country Music Industry And Artists, Gun Politics Presents A Minefield

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