Korey Dane On World Cafe : World Cafe Hear the Tom Waits-inspired roots musician perform music from his latest album, Youngblood.

Korey Dane On World Cafe

Korey Dane on World Cafe

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Set List

  • "You'll Be Had"
  • "Jules Verne"
  • "Louisiana Sundance"

Southern California roots and folk singer-songwriter Korey Dane grew up listening to classic music from The Beach Boys and Bob Dylan. But at a young age, he was also introduced to Tom Waits, who was his main inspiration to become a songwriter. Dane says he started writing to get away from the mundane of the day-to-day, and he's never stopped since.

On this episode of World Cafe, hear songs from Dane's latest album, Youngblood, which he considers his debut. He says it was inspired by his grandfather and father, who were speedboat and racecar drivers.

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