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Lindsey Buckingham And Christine McVie On World Cafe

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A new Fleetwood Mac spinoff performs songs from a new self-titled duo album.

Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie On World Cafe

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World Cafe Nashville: Emily West

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She's been a runner-up on America's Got Talent and a mainstream country singer. Her latest music casts her as a modern-day Doris Day — but more knowing and sharp — in classic pop settings.

World Cafe Nashville: Emily West

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Jade Bird On World Cafe

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The London-based 20-year-old singer-songwriter performs live in the studio, including her version of Johnny Cash's "I've Been Everywhere."

Jade Bird On World Cafe

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Dhani Harrison On World Cafe

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The son of the late Beatle performs songs from his solo debut and talks about celebrating his father's legacy while embodying his own voice.

Dhani Harrison On World Cafe

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Live On Our Favorite Performances Of 2017

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We've assembled two full hours of World Cafe moments from the past year that made us go "whoa."

Live On World Cafe: Our Favorite Performances of 2017

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Jack Johnson On World Cafe

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In between performing songs from his latest album All The Light Above It Too, he discusses some of his passions with host Talia Schlanger.

Jack Johnson On World Cafe

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Beck On World Cafe

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Hear new tunes and old stories from the past two decades of the pop star's career.

Beck On World Cafe

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Little Steven & The Disciples Of Soul On World Cafe

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The E Street Band veteran and star of the small screen is back with Soulfire, his first new album in 18 years.

Little Steven & The Discipels of Soul On World Cafe

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Bela Fleck And Abigail Washburn On World Cafe

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Two styles of banjo not normally heard together are fused in this live session of songs from their new album, Echo In The Valley.

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn On World Cafe

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David Crosby On World Cafe

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On the occasion of his new album, Sky Trails, the legendary singer-songwriter pops in to tell funny stories from across his long career.

David Crosby On World Cafe

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World Cafe Nashville: Willie Watson

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As a founder of Old Crow Medicine Show and now in a solo career, he feels his way through America's musical history by sliding an old bottleneck against the strings of his acoustic guitar.

World Cafe Nashville: Willie Watson

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Lost Bayou Ramblers On World Cafe

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Torchbearers of Cajun and Creole music, the Southern Louisiana band brings the sounds of crickets and frogs and the first-ever triangle solo to the show.

Lost Bayou Ramblers On World Cafe

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Steve Winwood On World Cafe

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Hear a chat with the prog-rock architect on his new greatest hits live album.

Steve Winwood On World Cafe

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