Jackie Greene: The New Americana : World Cafe Whether performing country-blues or roots-rock, Greene has the voice, talent and confidence of a performer beyond his years. Hear folk-rock songs from his album Giving Up the Ghost when he joins David Dye on WXPN's World Cafe.
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Jackie Greene in Studio on World Cafe, 8/19/08

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Jackie Greene: The New Americana

Jackie Greene: The New Americana

Jackie Greene in Studio on World Cafe, 8/19/08

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Set List

  • 'Don't Let the Devil Take Your Mind"
  • 'Uphill Mountain"
  • 'Like a Ball and Chain"

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Whether performing country-blues or roots-rock, Jackie Greene has the voice, talent and confidence of a performer beyond his years — a singer whose sound seems achingly intimate, surprisingly energetic and unburdened by adherence to genre. Hear Greene perform folk-rock songs from his latest album, Giving Up the Ghost, when he joins David Dye on WXPN's World Cafe.

As a composer and multi-instrumentalist, as well as a recent addition to the all-star collective Phil Lesh & Friends, Greene invited several of his bandmates to contribute to Giving Up the Ghost. Effortlessly wandering through blues, rock, soul and even a hybrid Greene calls "disco-gospel," the new record makes the songwriter increasingly difficult to pigeonhole.

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