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Quadron: For Love Of The Slow Jam

The Danish duo's members, Coco O. and Robin Hannibal, grew up with a love of 1970s soul music that wasn't widely shared in their hometown, Copenhagen. On their new album, Avalanche, that '70s sound is front and center.

Darius Rucker Keeps Stoking His Country Style With 'True Believers'

Darius Rucker, famous for his rock music with Hootie and the Blowfish, has a third country music album out, called True Believers. He speaks with guest host Wade Goodwyn about his inspiration for the tracks on the album and the wide range of country music styles it covers.
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Musical Trio Wins Maryland's 'Helping People' Award

The classical music group, Trio Galilei, won an award for producing work that has had a profound effect on veterans with PTSD.


Jamie Lidell On World Cafe

The British producer, singer and "one-man human funk tornado" performs songs from his latest album.

Rita Wilson Says Fifty Is Fabulous

Some people say your 20s and 30s are the prime of your life. But actress and producer Rita Wilson says 50 is a great age. She's the editor-at-large of the Huff/Post50 website. She joins host Michel Martin to talk about how she's been able to follow her dreams after 50, and help others do the same.

Michael Caine: 'I Spent My Life Doing Something That I Love'

At 80, Caine has no plans to slow down his decades-spanning acting career. He plays an investor in the new thriller Now You See Me and has plans for at least three more films. These days, he says, he's more a movie actor than a movie star, but he finds the smaller roles to be just as fascinating.

Audra McDonald Goes Back Home With New Album

Tony award winning actress and singer Audra McDonald's latest album is titled Go Back Home. Host Michel Martin speaks with McDonald about how being a mother, and losing her father in a plane crash, inspired her new songs.

Petula Clark On World Cafe

The actress, singer and entertainer performs four songs from throughout her long career.