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World Cafe Looks Back: Musicians We Miss

Celebrate the lives and legacies of two American songwriters, Townes Van Zandt and Jeff Buckley, with their intimate interviews from the World Cafe vault.
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Kreayshawn Fights For Her Right To Rap

When her song "Gucci Gucci" went viral this summer, rapper Kreayshawn quickly became a hit — but also a controversial figure. Many of her lyrics deal with race and class. She speaks with Michel Martin. (Note: This segment contains language that some listeners may find offensive.)
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World Cafe Looks Back: Uncle Tupelo's Family Tree

The extraordinary and influential alt-country group was a standard-bearer for the genre, and later spawned Wilco and Son Volt after it broke up in the mid-'90s.
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Rocksmith: Guitar Hero Gets Real(er)

A new video game makes use of that guitar that's been hibernating in your attic.
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Joe Henry's Raw, Raucous 'Reverie'

The producer and singer-songwriter's 12th solo album features a touching tribute to Vic Chesnutt.
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Reviving A Forgotten Operatic Masterpiece Of The Holocaust

Unearthed after 40 years of Soviet repression, Mieczyslaw Weinberg's opera The Passenger is packing the English National Opera.

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