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There Are Only 100 Copies Of The New Bob Dylan Record

Only available in Europe, Dylan's new limited-edition compilation aims to extend the copyright on unreleased material from the beginning of his career.
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A Night Out With Sam Cooke: 'Harlem Square' Turns 50

Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963 has been called one of the best live albums ever recorded. But it was shelved for more than 20 years by executives at Cooke's record label, who feared what the mainstream would make of his fiery performance.
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Trey Anastasio On World Cafe

The leader of Phish sits down with World Cafe host David Dye for a lengthy interview about The Trey Anastasio Band, his recent album Traveler and the struggle behind his song "Valentine."
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Grant Green: The 'Holy Barbarian' Of St. Louis Jazz

An album recording of the guitarist from 1959 captures the thrilling sound of Midwestern jazz.
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Mayor Unveils New Plans For D.C.'s Chuck Brown Park

Go-go music legend Chuck Brown will be memorialized with a park in D.C. and officials hope to install a bandshell in the park to continue Brown's tradition of live music.

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Latin Roots: Bomba Y Plena

In this installment of World Cafe's Latin Roots series, host David Dye speaks with Grammy-winning producer Aaron Levinson about two beloved traditional genres, bomba and plena.

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