Jonathan Edwards On World Cafe : World Cafe The veteran singer-songwriter performs "Sunshine" and songs from throughout his long career.
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Jonathan Edwards On World Cafe

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Jonathan Edwards On World Cafe

Jonathan Edwards On World Cafe

Jonathan Edwards On World Cafe

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Jonathan Edwards has been standing on stages with his guitar, harmonica and clear voice for 50 years. In this session for World Cafe, he does it again. Edwards' new album, Tomorrow's Child, was recorded in Nashville with help from the likes of Alison Krauss and Vince Gill, but his early work — dating back to 1971 — still rings.

Edwards' self-titled debut (and "Sunshine," its hit single) defined his style. In this segment, he tells the story behind "Sunshine" and performs both it and songs from Tomorrow's Child.

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Set List

01Sunshine

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02Tomorrow's Child

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03This Old Guitar

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04Sandy Girl

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05Shanty

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