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World Cafe Looks Back: '70s Singer-Songwriters

Revisit the singer-songwriter movement of the 1970s with some of the decade's most masterful and indelible artists: Jackson Browne, Carole King, James Taylor and Joni Mitchell.

Franz Liszt At 200: An Important, But Not Great, Composer

Commentator Miles Hoffman reflects on the influential composer's legacy 200 years after his birth.

World Cafe Looks Back: The Sound Of Memphis

Celebrate the Tennessee swagger with sessions by Booker T, Al Green, Isaac Hayes and Steve Cropper.

Shelby Lynne: A 'Revelation' With An Exceptional Voice

Lynne's new album Revelation Road contains both a torchy pop ballad and a startlingly direct song about her parents' murder-suicide. Rock critic Ken Tucker says the album is an excellent showcase for Lynne's sharp songwriting and fantastic voice.

Joseph Calleja: The Young Tenor With The Old-School Sound

Hear the gorgeous voice of a young opera singer with his ears tuned to the great tenors of the past.

World Cafe Looks Back: World Music

David Dye recalls the incredible world music artists who've appeared on World Cafe in the past 20 years, including King Sunny Ade, Angélique Kidjo and Bela Fleck; plus Ry Cooder on producing Buena Vista Social Club.