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Idaho singer-songwriter Eilen Jewell performs live on this episode of World Cafe. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Eilen Jewell On World Cafe

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The Harrow and the Harvest, out June 28, is the first new album from Gillian Welch and David Rawlings since 2003. Mark Seliger/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Cass McCombs' "County Line" would fit well on the radio in 1957, sandwiched between Ricky Nelson and Bobby Darin. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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County Line

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KCRW Presents: The Belle Brigade

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The Rural Alberta Advantage perform on this week's episode of World Cafe. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Rural Alberta Advantage On World Cafe

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Bert Jansch, whose work has inspired Jimmy Page, Neil Young and Paul Simon, recently performed on World Cafe.

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Bert Jansch On World Cafe

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Richard Thompson And Loudon Wainwright III On World Cafe

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A romanticized musing about cowboy life, "Drover" lets Bill Callahan's voice steal the show. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Apocalypse

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Kopecky Family Band: Tiny Desk Concert

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The Cave Singers On World Cafe

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Listen Now

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