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Robert Johnson And Pablo Casals' Game-Changers Turn 75

Two hugely important recordings, made by pivotal musicians an ocean apart, were made on the same day in 1936.

tUnE-yArDs On World Cafe

The woman behind one of the year's most powerful albums shines even brighter live. On today's show, she presents her music looped, yelped, cooed and otherwise performed to the funky beat of her own drums.

SuperHeavy On World Cafe

What happens when Mick Jagger, Joss Stone, A.R. Rahman, Damian Marley and Dave Stewart make an album together? The once-secret supergroup discusses its creation.

World Cafe: Mick Jagger And Keith Richards On 'Some Girls'

The rock legends discuss the reissue of The Rolling Stones' best-selling 1978 classic.

Economy Mutes A Longtime Louisville Record Shop

John Timmons recently closed ear X-tacy, a record store he'd owned for 26 years. "People have priorities, and music is just not a top priority right now. That's what's really taken its toll on us," he says. Now, Timmons has to figure out what to do with the rest of his life.

Yo-Yo Ma's Bluegrass-Inspired 'Goat Rodeo'

The world-renowned cellist's latest Americana exploration features his collaborations with Chris Thile, Edgar Meyer and Stuart Duncan.