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NPR's David Greene talks to members of the rock band Yo La Tengo at the end of their stint as Morning Edition's in-house band for a day, and throws it to them for a song.

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WRUR, Abilene, and Record Archive present singer-songwriter and guitarist JD McPherson on Tuesday, September 1 at the Harro East Ballroom. Doors open at 7 p.m. Music starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at http://abilene.showare.com/

Today's Jazz Corner from Jeff Spevak and Scott Regan.

Today's Jazz Corner from Jeff Spevak and Scott Regan.

Today's Jazz Corner from Jeff Spevak and Scott Regan.

Today's Jazz Corner from Jeff Spevak and Scott Regan.

Review: Bill Fay, 'Who Is The Sender?'

Apr 20, 2015

Cult songwriter Bill Fay was never in a hurry to follow up his 1971 classic Time Of The Last Persecution, but he's been on a comparative tear since coming back with a decades-in-the-making album just two years ago. The title of that 2012 return, Life Is People, conveyed part of Fay's plain, uncomplicated humanist charm, and the new Who Is The Sender? signals his more questing cosmic aim.

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It's another interesting and eclectic line-up on World Cafe this week. Tune in daily at 2pm!

Monday, August 25, 2014

Irish musician Hozier's debut single, "Take Me to Church," was an overnight success, and now comes his blues-inspired EP, From Eden.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Sharon Van Etten performs live with songs from her lush and deeply personal new record, Are We There.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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