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Sense of Place Detroit: Was (Not Was) Reunites On The World Cafe

We go back into the archives today for a session with the, at the time, briefly reunited Was (Not Was) who toured in 2005 and came by the World Cafe.
Sense of Place Detroit Don Was Plays Bonnie Raitt, B-52’s And More of His Productions

October 22, 2013 - We are resurrecting the very first of a World Cafe series called Producer Profiles from 1992 when we talked with Don Was about his work with a number of artists including Bonnie Raitt (he worked with her on Nick of Time and Luck of the Draw).
Sense of Place Detroit: Author Steve Miller Talks His Oral History Detroit Rock City

October 21, 2013 - How did Detroit become Detroit Rock City as author Steve Miller says in his Uncensored History of Rock 'n' Roll in America's Loudest City? The book is an oral history with everyone from Mitch Ryder to Iggy Pop to Jack White included. Miller tells his story about seeing the legendary MC5 rehearse at age 12 and getting hooked. We talk about Detroit Rock from punk in the 70’s through the garage revival in the 90’s. It’s Detroit Rock 101 with Professor Miller today on Sense of Place Detroit.
Sense Of Place Detroit: From The Archives The Debut of The Raconteurs from 2006

October 21, 2013 - For our Sense of Place Detroit we go back to 2006 for our first visit with a new band that people already had expectations of because one member was Jack White of The White Stripes and the other songwriter was Brendan Benson.
Sense of Place Detroit - Vintage Cafe: White Stripes’ Jack White from 2003

October 21, 2013 - Jack White may have left Detroit for Nashville but Detroit is the city where The White Stripes began and Third Man records as well.
Sir Paul McCartney Talks About His New Album New And So Much More

October 18, 2013 - Paul McCartney’s new album New is kind of like a Beatles record in that it is all over the place stylistically, just like The White Album.
World Cafe Inaugurates NPR’s Studio A With Performance From The Tedeschi Truck Band

October 17, 2013 - Two of the best roots rock musicians of their generation join us for an outstanding session today.
Sam Phillips Keeps Changing How She Makes Music Leading To New Album Push Any Button

October 16- 2013 - We have always loved the music of LA based singer songwriter Sam Phillips. Originally a Christian singer as Leslie Phillips, Sam changed her name and started working with T-Bone Burnett who later became her husband.
Irish Singer Foy Vance Finds Inspiration In A Move To The Scottish Highlands

Irish singer songwriter Foy Vance is originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland. When he was a kid he travelled the Southern U.S. with his preacher father.
Vintage Cafe: Levon Helm Of The Band in 2008 Plus Midnight Ramble Performances

October 14, 2013 - One of the more poignant performances in our Vintage Cafe series.

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