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The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe

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24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

World Cafe Archives

Join the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

The Greatest Year in Music Countdown

#19 of the XPN Greatest Year In Music Countdown is 1982 voted on by you the listener. To read more about this great year in music visit The Greatest Year in Music 1982

09:02 am Michael JacksonThriller
09:08 am Donald FagenI.g.y.
09:16 am Richard & Linda ThompsonShoot Out The Lights
09:21 am The ClashShould I Stay Or Should I Go?
09:25 am The Dream SyndicateTell Me When It's Over
09:30 am Laurie AndersonO Superman
09:38 am AbcPoison Arrow
09:42 am Duran DuranHungry Like The Wolf
09:47 am Bruce SpringsteenMansion On The Hill
09:51 am Elvis CostelloTears Before Bedtime
09:55 am Roxy MusicAvalon
10:00 am Peter GabrielShock The Monkey
10:05 am King Sunny AdeJa Funmi
10:12 am Marvin GayeSexual Healing
10:16 am Prince1999
10:21 am Dexy's Midnight RunnersCome On Eileen
10:25 am Fleetwood MacBook Of Love
10:28 am Paul Mccartney And Stevie WonderEbony & Ivory
10:28 am Paul Mccartney And Stevie WonderEbony & Ivory
10:32 am TotoAfrica
10:39 am David Bowie & QueenUnder Pressure
10:43 am Grandmaster Flash & The Furious 5The Message
10:50 am Dire StraitsIndustrial Disease
10:56 am Joe JacksonSteppin Out

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