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Global Hit

A spotlight on international musical artists and trends. Created by host Marco Werman, the Global Hit features interviews with musicians, critics and deejays around the globe. Subscribe to the podcast: RSS iTunes

Also view the archive of the music that you hear on air during The World's broadcast.

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Soul captured James Hunter's heart at a young age

James Hunter loves soul and he's been a fan of the genre for a long time. He admits a lot of musicians in the UK try to emulate it, but the "results are mixed at best, I suppose." Hunter tells us who his favorite soul artists and picks a couple of tracks from his new album.

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'There's something missing in African American music today.'

Cedric Watson is known for playing Cajun, Creole and zydeco music on his violin. He's from Lafayette, Louisiana. Watson appears on the new album by Malian guitarist Boubacar Traoré. And through that collaboration, Cedric Watson has been able to find where the music from Louisiana and Mali meet.

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Our 14 favorite albums of 2017

There was a lot of great music released in 2017. The World host Marco Werman, director April Peavey and FutureFolk producer Brandi Fullwood all picked some of their favorite albums.

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