Ben Dickey On 'A Glimmer On The Outskirts' Album And Blaze Foley : World Cafe The roots singer-songwriter shares songs from his latest album, A Glimmer On The Outskirts and how he ended up starring in a biopic directed by Ethan Hawke.
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Ben Dickey On World Cafe

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Ben Dickey Lives On The 'Outskirts' And Takes A Star-Making Turn

Ben Dickey Lives On The 'Outskirts' And Takes A Star-Making Turn

Ben Dickey On World Cafe

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Set List

  • "The Bizzy Waltz"
  • "Sitting By The Road"
  • "I Think It's All Different"

Meeting Ben Dickey is like running into an old friend you haven't seen in a while, but you're thrilled to see them. He was a joy to speak with the roots singer-songwriter while visiting the World Cafe Studio to play songs from his sophomore solo record, A Glimmer On The Outskirts — not just about the album, but also about his potential star-making turn as Blaze Foley in the Ethan Hawke-directed biopic Blaze. And that's not just my opinion. He picked up a special jury prize at last year's Sundance Film Festival for the performance, too.

In this session, Dickey talks about his latest album, how he ended up starring in a movie, and why Blaze Foley should be remembered. We get started with a performance of "The Bizzy Waltz." Listen in the player.

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