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5:32 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

On The Road To Rock Excess: Why The '60s Really Ended In 1973

British rockers Led Zeppelin pose in front of their private plane, dubbed "The Starship," in 1973.
Hulton Archive Getty Images

Originally published on Sun August 4, 2013 9:58 am

Author Michael Walker says that by the end of the 1960s, you could fairly say there were two generations of baby boomers: those who had experienced that decade's peace-and-love era of music firsthand, and those who learned about it from their older brothers and sisters.

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World Cafe
2:40 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

La Santa Cecilia on World Cafe, tonight @ 8 on WCBE

lasantacecilia.com

LA's La Santa Cecilia joins host David Dye with their blend of Latin alternative music, traditional South American rhythms, rock, jazz and Afro-Cuban percussion.

 

Listen as they perform two tracks from their latest album "Noche y Citas Con Chicle."

 

It's music and conversation with La Santa Cecilia on World Cafe, tonight at 8 on 90.5 FM WCBE.

 

Music
1:12 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Maxwell's, The Beloved New Jersey Venue, Closes

Maxwell's, in Hoboken, N.J., hosted Bruce Springsteen, Nirvana and the Replacements, to name a few.
George Kopp

Originally published on Tue July 30, 2013 5:32 pm

The rock club Maxwell's is a tiny space that's hosted some of the biggest names in music for more than 30 years. R.E.M., Nirvana and many more bands have squeezed onto Maxwell's stage in Hoboken, N.J. Native son Bruce Springsteen recorded the music video for "Glory Days" there.

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Music
10:52 am
Tue July 30, 2013

The 2013 Newport Folk Festival In GIFs

Jim James gets his groove on.
Adam Kissick for NPR

Originally published on Sun August 4, 2013 10:03 am

Rain or shine, people love to dance at the Newport Folk Festival — maybe it's the fresh air, maybe it's boats tootin' in the distance, maybe it's the ramblin' good time folks like Beck, The Avett Brothers, Jim James and

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Music
10:26 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

WCBE Presents Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band Live From Studio A Aug. 6, 2013 @ 2PM!

Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band will perform Live From Studio A

The funky outfit Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band will perform a few songs during the Global Village! 

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American Routes
2:45 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Guitar Heroes on American Routes on 90.5 WCBE!

Pat Martino
www.patmartino.com

Join us this week for an exploration of the guitar in jazz, blues, and country music.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
12:00 am
Mon July 29, 2013

Amy Regan: Live From Studio A REPLAY

Amy Regan performed live from WCBE's Studio A on July 29th, 2013. Check out the amazing performance and interview now! Enjoy! 

Do you like what you hear? Let us know what you think about our online Live from Studio A REPLAY series!

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Music
4:37 pm
Sun July 28, 2013

AlunaGeorge Finds A Natural Groove, By Accident

George Reid and Aluna Francis have become darlings of the European music festival circuit without releasing an album. Body Talk, their full-length debut as AlunaGeorge, is out Monday.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue July 30, 2013 3:54 pm

If it weren't for a MySpace message three years ago, singer Aluna Francis and producer George Reid might never have joined to form AlunaGeorge.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
4:24 pm
Sun July 28, 2013

Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks: Live from Studio A REPLAY

Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks performed live from WCBE's Studio A on July 24th, 2013! Check out the great performance and interview! Enjoy! 

Do you like what you hear? Let us know what you think about our online Live from Studio A REPLAY series!

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Music
5:02 pm
Sat July 27, 2013

Piano Mastery, Trinidadian Trumpet, Singing Apes: New Jazz

Trumpeter Etienne Charles' new album is called Creole Soul.
Laura Ferreira Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon July 29, 2013 10:26 am

It's been too long since we simply sat up and pointed out a few of the many new releases worth a set of ears. Luckily, the staff on weekends at All Things Considered thought the same. They invited me to sit down with host Jacki Lyden and play a few cuts for them.

Here's music from an elder statesman of piano, a trumpeter who understands creole music personally, a drummer who writes tunes with a payoff, and a singer in her early 20s with maturity and kick.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
4:20 pm
Sat July 27, 2013

The Howlin' Brothers: Live from Studio A REPLAY

The Howlin' Brothers performed live from WCBE's Studio A on July 25th, 2013! Check out their performances of "Big Time", "Just Like You", and "Gone"! Enjoy! 

Do you like what you hear? Let us know what you think about our online Live from Studio A REPLAY series!

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Music
11:58 am
Sat July 27, 2013

Best Of Brasil Summerfest 2013: Hip Hop, Samba, Tecno Brega And Beyond

Brazilian singer Gaby Amarantos is among the many new faces invading New York at this year's Brasil Summerfest.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu August 8, 2013 5:14 pm

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Music
11:02 am
Sat July 27, 2013

Singer, Songwriter J.J. Cale Dead From Heart Attack At 74

J.J. Cale wrote hits including "After Midnight" and "Cocaine" for Eric Clapton.
R. Diamond WireImage/Getty Images

Originally published on Sat August 3, 2013 9:12 am

J.J. Cale, whose songs became hits for the likes of Eric Clapton and Lynyrd Skynyrd, has died at age 74 from a heart attack, his management agency's website announced.

Cale died at about 8 p.m. Friday at Scripps Hospital in La Jolla, Calif., the Rosebud agency said Saturday.

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Music
9:02 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Why The Newport Folk Festival Is So Special

Mito Habe-Evans NPR Music

Originally published on Thu July 25, 2013 3:48 pm

  • Hear Newport Folk Producer Jay Sweet Discuss This Year's Festival

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Music
8:57 am
Fri July 26, 2013

5 New Faces Of Folk, At The 2013 Newport Folk Festival

Alynda Lee Segarra records as Hurray For The Riff Raff, one of the emerging acts making its debut at the Newport Folk Festival this year.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue July 23, 2013 6:16 pm

The Newport Folk Festival's history is dotted with historic moments involving musical icons — Bob Dylan plugging in jumps immediately to mind. But, while organizers still take care to stack each festival with huge names and star veterans, the margins are smartly and lovingly curated, too. The 2013 Newport Folk Festival is no different, with an impressive slate of boundary-pushers and genre-eschewers. Here are five of the newest and most promising faces, with a downloadable song from each.

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News
12:15 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Governor Appoints Successor To Hale

Ohio Governor John Kasich has appointed Franklin County Assistant Prosecutor Daniel Hawkins as the county's Environmental Court judge.

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World Cafe
6:30 am
Thu July 25, 2013

ELO's Jeff Lynne on World Cafe, tonight at 8 on WCBE

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Electric Light Orchestra frontman Jeff Lynne joins host David Dye on this edition of the World Cafe. ELO released a string of ultra-melodic hits throughout the '70S, like "Strange Magic" and "Livin' Thing," and for the next decade Lynne developed into one of the most sought after producers. Tonight he talks about his latest projects, re-recording ELO's Zoom and his very personal solo album "Armchair Theatre." Then in the second hour, the Latin Roots series continues with a live performance from Argentinean reggae artist Fidel Nadal.

World Cafe
6:30 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Bombino on World Cafe, tonight @ 8 on WCBE

http://www.nonesuch.com/albums/nomad

Host David Dye welcomes the Tuareg guitarist Bombino on World Cafe. He was born in Niger and has just become known in the West thanks to his new album "Nomad" produced by The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach. It's a perfect title, as Bombino has had to be on the move his entire life. We'll learn why in tonight's interview, and Bombino performs a stunning live set.

It's Bombino, with host David Dye, tonight at 8 on WCBE.

WCBE EXCLUSIVE
5:45 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Amy Regan Live From Studio A July 29, 2013 @ 2PM!

Amy Regan will perform Live From Studio A

Amy Regan is out on the road with her debut full-length album Pretty Little Baby and she'll be dropping by WCBE to play live for us!

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