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Primus On World Cafe

Primus' irreverent funk-rock style was ubiquitous throughout the '90s. The band visits World Cafe to perform songs from its latest album, Green Naugahyde.

Barbara Lea: Remembering A Versatile Cabaret Singer

Lea first had success in 1955, with her album A Woman in Love, and was rediscovered in the late 1970s. She died last week at 82. Fresh Air remembers Lea with excerpts from a 1991 interview and in-studio performance.

The Barr Brothers On World Cafe

After a series of serendipitous events led to its formation, the band released its debut album, which combines folk and delicate harp arrangements with a rock 'n' roll sensibility.

Active Child On World Cafe

Hear Pat Grossi create gorgeous arrangements out of harps, synths and his own ethereal voice.

Sallie Ford And The Sound Outside On World Cafe

Discover the sass and style of this Oregon band, led by Ford's sprightly, slightly retro energy.

Aretha Franklin Is Looking For The Next Great Star ... Of Opera

The Queen of Soul is looking for a prince or princess of Puccini in a new competition for opera singers. And she's the one judging.