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Kenny Wayne Shepherd & Noah Hunt – 8/4/14

    Kenny Wayne Shepherd and vocalist Noah Hunt stop by for a session, playing songs from the new album called “Goin’ Home.” Starting his professional career at 16, Kenny Wayne Shepherd has recently been exploring his roots, and on “Goin’ Home” he’s getting back to his deep blues roots, covering 20th century greats from Muddy to

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    LP – 7/28/14

      This week we get to meet a great songwriter and extraordinary singer as LP joins us for an in-studio session. Starting her career in 2001, she’s spent the last 10 years writing songs for pop artists including Rhianna, Cher, Backstreet Boys and many more… But a 2012 EP has led to a new album this

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      Johnnyswim @ The Leon Loft – 7/21/14

        Johnnyswim joins us as our guests on this week’s show. Abner and Amanda Ramirez thoroughly charmed a live audience at The Leon Loft, where we taped this week’s show. They also talked about their debut full-length album called “Diamonds,” Amanda’s musical and inspiring parents (Donna Summer and Bruce Sudano), and the fun of working with

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        Suzy Bogguss – 6/30/14

          Classic country rules the roost this time with Suzy Bogguss performing the songs of Merle Haggard in our studio! Suzy’s latest album, a collection of Hag songs, is called “Lucky”, and this week on Acoustic Café she talks about those songs, compares Merle’s country to today’s country and performs five classics with Chris Scruggs on

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          John Gorka w/Antje Duvekot – 6/23/14

            John Gorka drops by this week for songs from his latest “Bright Side Of Down”. John’s music has been a constant on the show since we started 20 years ago, and it’s a thrill to catch up with him again in the studio. Joining John is singer-songwriter Antje Duvekot, performing with John and playing a

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            Ledisi & Robert Glasper – 5/26/14

              Ledisi discusses the songs and songwriting on her new album “The Truth”. Then, Ledisi fronts Robert Glasper Experiment for an in-studio performance of a song from 2007 called “Alright”.

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              Robert Glasper & Ledisi – 5/26/14

                Robert Glasper Experiment (Robert, Derrick Hodge, Mark Colenburg) joins us for a discussion of “Black Radio” and “Black Radio 2″, plus much more… and the brilliant vocalist Ledisi joins Robert for a song they did together on “Black Radio” called “It’s Gonna Be Alright (F.T.B.)”.

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                David Crosby – 5/5/14

                  It’s a fun show this time as we’re joined by two-time Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee David Crosby. A founding member of The Byrds and CSN (which is still touring to this day), what David hasn’t done a lot of are solo albums… just 4 since 1971… the latest being released earlier this

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                  Rodney Crowell – 4/7/14

                    We’re so thrilled to welcome back Rodney Crowell to Acoustic Cafe, talking about his new album “Tarpaper Sky”. After a memoir in 2011, an album of songs written with author Mary Karr in 2012, and the Grammy winning “Old Yellow Moon” with Emmylou Harris, Rodney returns with an album of originals and fascinating conversation, as

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