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The Chain Gang Of 1974 On World Cafe

Though inspired by 30-year-old synth-driven pop, DJ Kamtin Mohager's project feels fresh and new.
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A Church, An Oratorio And An Enduring Tradition

For more than two and a half centuries, J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio has been a seasonal staple for one of the world's oldest churches.
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The Goat Rodeo Sessions On World Cafe

The group features Yo-Yo Ma, fiddler Stuart Duncan, bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile.
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El Rego: A Singer From Benin With Soul And Funk

For many years, the search for unknown or forgotten soul singers has dug deeply into music archives. But surprises still turn up. Music critic Milo Miles says this year's best discovery is a West African singer and bandleader named El Rego.
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20 Years On, Tori Amos Redefines The Classics

In the two decades since her platinum breakthrough Little Earthquakes, the eight-time Grammy nominee has released 11 more studio albums and turned out hits in a range of genres. Amos' new record, Night of Hunters, features a new voice: her daughter's. Watch and hear a studio performance.
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Garland Jeffreys On World Cafe

The eclectic rock veteran returns with his first new album in 15 years, The King of in Between.

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