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World Cafe Looks Back: Country And Bluegrass

In this episode's tribute to country and bluegrass artists, hear from the Grand Ole Opry's Appalachian folk-inspired Charlie Louvin and the "Okie From Muskogee," Merle Haggard.
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Supaman: Rapping On The Reservation

The Crow Nation emcee has embraced God, but he cloaks his message to get through to his fans.
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Tyshawn Sorey: Making 'Oblique' Patterns Move

Under Oblique — I's zigzag lines, Sorey's drums barrel along like a runaway tractor trailer.
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World Cafe Looks Back: Elvis Costello

World Cafe's 20th-anniversary celebration continued with a look back at Costello's many appearances on the show, including a conversation with collaborator Allen Toussaint about their post-Katrina tribute.
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Jonathan Wilson: Making Like Thoreau, In Song

Wilson's new project, the musical equivalent of a landscape painting, took four years to finish.

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