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Bhi Bhiman: Penetrating Melodies, Striking Vocals

The second-generation Sri Lankan-American is an accomplished guitarist and a natural bluesman.

Markéta Irglová On World Cafe

Hear the Swell Season singer perform gliding, piano-centric songs from her first solo album, Anar.

Winter Songs: Tap-Dancing To 'Sixteen Tons' On The Hood

In rural Minnesota, listener Veronica Horton made her own fun by dancing to Ernie Ford's classic song.

World Cafe Looks Back: '90s Singer-Songwriters

For World Cafe's 20th anniversary, a look at archival interviews with '90s-era singer-songwriters, including Bruce Cockburn, Sting, Sheryl Crow, Aimee Mann and Suzanne Vega.

First Aid Kit: Swedish Blood, American Hearts

The two sisters from Stockholm have a sound steeped in the traditions of American country and folk. Their new album is called The Lion's Roar.

K.G. Omulo: Globally Minded Afropop

The Kenyan-born singer discusses moving to the U.S. and adapting the music of his homeland into something more cosmopolitan.