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Joe Henry: An Eclectic And Raucous 'Reverie'

Joe Henry has produced albums by Solomon Burke, Allan Toussaint, Hugh Laurie and others. The versatile singer, songwriter and producer has just released Reverie, his 12th album. It features acoustic performances from a three-day jam session in his basement.

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Megafaun On World Cafe

On its self-titled album, the group strikes a balance of musically adventurous improvisation and traditional styles of modern folk music.

'Four The Record,' Lambert Comes To Terms With Herself

Four the Record is Miranda Lambert's first new collection of songs after her 2009 album Revolution. Since then, Lambert has quickly become one of Nashville's most prominent stars. But rock critic Ken Tucker says Lambert is still not a typical Nashville country act.

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Joe Henry On World Cafe

Henry left the studio windows open during his recording of Reverie, which blends sonic naturalism with Henry's nuanced musicianship.