This Week’s Show (#1166): Week of 5/15/17

    Segment One:

    John Mellencamp’s new one, The Weepies’ Deb Talan, Feist and Ray Davies, and next week’s guest Judith Owen.

    Segment Two:

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    Beck with a cool 60’s cover, and in-studio guest Aimee Mann (w/Jonathan Coulton and Jamie Edwards).

    Segment Three:

    A 2016 USA Songwriting Competition winner, Mavis Staples w/Jeff Tweedy, Lillie Mae and Brett Cobb.

    Segment Four:

    Tift Merritt’s reaction to J.J. Cale’s death in 2014, J.J. Cale here in 1996, Sera Cahoone and Ron Sexsmith plus Bahamas live here.

    Segment Five:

    Rufus Wainwright covers Stevie Wonder, Ed Sheeran from “Divide,” new Darden Smith and Valerie June’s “Got Soul.”

    Segment Six:

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    L.A.’s The Dales, new Mac Demarco and part two of our in-studio visit with Aimee Mann.


    Hear what’s coming up next week on Acoustic Cafe.

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    Show number 1166,
    Aired the week of 05/15/2017 – 05/21/2017