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Mates of State, Sam Phillips, Jethro Tull, More

May 22nd, 2008

Episode 164 of 731 episodes

Singer-songwriter Sam Phillips makes gorgeously textured, spare acoustic music. Hear a cut from her mesmerizing new CD ' Don't Do Anything.' The keyboard-and-drums duo Mates of State are back with their best album yet, the stunning 'Re-Arrange Us'. Also on the show: the whimsical world of Rupa and the April Fishes, a classic reissued from Jethro Tull, New Orleans pianist Henry Butler, and Rachel Taylor Brown, another great unknown from our Second Stage series.

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