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World Cafe Next: Dori Freeman

Hear two tracks from the Appalachian songwriter's striking debut, produced by Teddy Thompson.
What's most striking about Nashville singer-songwriter Dori Freeman is the straightforwardness of her writing: She can effortlessly juxtapose two separate ideas in one song, while focusing them to one point. That skill and her unadorned voice attracted Teddy Thompson to work with her after she sent him a YouTube link to one of her songs.

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