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Bobby Long On World Cafe | March 7, 2011

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English singer-songwriter Bobby Long has been writing keenly crafted pop songs since he was a teenager, and soon began attending university and performing at open-mic nights alongside future Twilight star Robert Pattinson. That connection paid off, as Long was chosen to perform a song with Pattinson for the film series' first soundtrack.
 
Long spent much of 2009 touring in the U.S. and Canada, where he sold copies of his bedroom recording, Dirty Pond Songs, at shows. A studio-recorded follow-up, A Winter Tale, arrived last summer — after he made this appearance on World Cafe.
 
This World Cafe segment originally aired April 27, 2010. (link)
 
HOUR ONE
 
The Black Keys "Have Mercy on Me" Chulahoma EP 
Ben Harper "Rock & Roll Is Free" Give Til It's Gone
The Hold Steady "Stay Positive" Stay Positive
The Pretenders "Cuban Slide" The Best of the Pretenders
Bobby Long "A Winter Tale" Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Bobby Long "Who Have You Been Loving" Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Bobby Long "The Bounty Of Mary Jane" Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Bobby Long "Two Years Old" Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Robbie Robertson "He Don't Live Here No More" How To Become Clairvoyant
 
HOUR TWO
 
Bonnie Raitt "Not The Only One" Lucky Of The Draw
Tristen "Eager For Your Love" Charlatans At The Garden
Tristen "Baby Drugs" Charlatans At The Garden
Traffic "Heaven Is In Your Mind" Smiling Phases
Mumford & Sons "The Cave" Sigh No More
Bell X1 "Hey Anna Lena" Bloodless Coup
Elvis Costello "Watching The Detectives" My Aim Is True
The Clash "Police And Thieves" The Royal Tenenbaums Soundtrack 
Kurt Vile "In My Time" In My Time
Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians "Ultra Unbelievable Love" Perspex Island
Marti Jones "Lonely Is As Lonely Does" Unsophisticated Time
Fleet Foxes "Helplessness Blues" Helplessness Blues
Sam Amidon "Saro" All Is Well