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Bobby Womack: 'God Must Still Have A Purpose For Me'

A survivor of cancer and drug addiction, the 68-year-old singer has earned the title of his ambitious new album, The Bravest Man in the Universe.

'Hitless Wonder': On Tour With A Band Of Also-Rans

Most people have never heard of Watershed, but the Columbus, Ohio, rock band has been doggedly touring and recording for a quarter-century. A new memoir by founding member Joe Oestreich profiles a life on the road, powered more by passion than optimism.

Stephane Wrembel: Music As 'A Question Of Life And Death'

The French guitarist, whose playing can be heard throughout Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris, discusses his new album and the enduring influence of Django Reinhardt.

Metric: A Rock Band Declares Independence

The new album Synthetica is the second to be released by the group's own distribution company, Metric Music International. "There's one band at the center of that whole organization — and it's us," says lead singer Emily Haines.
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Beyond Barney: The Wild World Of Local Kids Music (Rebroadcast)

From "My Brother Threw Up On My Stuffed Toy Bunny" to the science-friendly "Echolocation," today's kids are rocking out to a lot more than "Old MacDonald Had A Farm." We've got music guaranteed to make everyone smile, from age 1 to 81.


M. Ward On World Cafe

The indie-folk singer-songwriter performs songs from his new solo album, A Wasteland Companion.

John Lydon On World Cafe

The legendary punk singer discusses his long career, from The Sex Pistols to Public Image Ltd.