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The Black Roots Of Rock And Roll: Part 4
Celebrating Black History Month, music journalist John Morrison brings us music from black musical innovators from the turn of the millennium to the present day.
The Black Roots Of Rock And Roll: Part 3
This week, we move on from the 1970s, touching on the early punk sounds of the band Death, and into the '80s and '90s - and the British proto-shoegaze band A.R. Kane.
How Dan Auerbach Made An Album With Tony Joe White's Previously Unreleased Demos
The Black Keys guitarist and vocalist discusses honoring the late Americana artist with
Smoke From The Chimney
, a nine-song collection to be released in May.
Bartees Strange Asks, What If The Idea Of Genres Limits Expression?
Strange's new album,
, finds room for plenty of different sounds and tells the story of his life along the way.
Bootsy Collins Shares Recordings From His Personal Archives
The funk legend visits the Cafe with songs from his new album,
The Power of the One,
old favorites from his own personal archives, and stories about James Brown and George Clinton.
The Black Roots Of Rock And Roll: Part 2
John Morrison shines a spotlight on Black rock innovators from the '60s and '70s, including Sly & The Family Stone, George Clinton and more.
Panamanian Songwriter SofÃa ValdÃ©s Carries On A Family Tradition
The 20-year-old musician joined us from her home in Panama City for this mini-concert.
A Name You Should Know: Dutch-Ghanian Songwriter Nana Adjoa
The rising singer-songwriter combines her African heritage, jazz training and love of American rock into a sound unlike any other.
The Black Roots Of Rock And Roll: Part 1
Join us as we explore how black artists invented and influenced rock music â€“ where it started, and where it's going.
Why Laura Jane Grace Ditched Screens To Make 'Stay Alive'
Laura Jane Grace joins World Cafe to talk about how she made her new album.
Funk Veteran Steve Arrington Teams With Knxwledge, Mndsgn On New Album
The Roots' Black Thought Talks Anxiety, 'Streams of Thought, Vol. 3'
Playlist: Haitian Rhythms And The Music Of New Orleans
How Fontaines D.C. Avoided The Sophomore Slump On 'A Hero's Death'
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