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Elliott Sharp: 'Blues Is A Feeling'

With Terraplane, the guitarist transforms from New York avant-garde aesthete to down-and-dirty Chicago bluesman. In an interview with NPR's Jacki Lyden, Sharp remembers Chicago blues guitarist Hubert Sumlin and his "pearls of blue wisdom."

Rickie Lee Jones: 'One Devil With One Guitar'

On her newest project, The Devil You Know, the singer-songwriter covers a set of cult classics.

Kid Koala: All Roads Lead To The Blues

The Canadian DJ introduces hip-hop's golden age to New Orleans blues on his new album, 12 Bit Blues.

Universal's Purchase Of EMI Gets Thumbs Up In U.S. And Europe

Despite some limitations on the sale imposed by the European Commission, Universal will command close to 40 percent of the global market in recorded music.

Band Of Horses On World Cafe

The twangy rock band fine-tunes its sound on Mirage Rock, produced by the legendary Glyn Johns.

Síntesis On World Cafe

In this episode recorded live in Havana, Cuba, Síntesis' members discuss the West African influences in their music and their efforts to give a voice to the voiceless.