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Lissie On World Cafe | March 2, 2011 |

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Singer-songwriter Lissie Maurus, who was born and raised in Rock Island, Ill., next to the Mississippi River, is known for her soulful, blues-infused Americana songs. The nature-loving, solitude-seeking Midwesterner began writing music in high school after picking up the guitar and quickly began performing in various coffee shops and open mics.
 
Now residing in California, her Why You Runnin' EP introduced listeners to Lissie's ability to write with emotion, reflection and maturity. Her full-length debut, Catching A Tiger, is no different. Though she shifts between upbeat spirited tunes to soft-spoken country, fringes of '60s soul and subtle pop smarts, her characteristically sweet and rustic voice seamlessly threads each track together. (link)
 
HOUR ONE
 
Coldplay "Shiver" Parachutes 
The Black Keys "Howlin' For You" Brothers 
Graham Parker "Local Girls" Passion Is No Ordinary Word 
Lissie "When I'm Alone" Recorded Live for the World Cafe 
Lissie "Bully" Recorded Live for the World Cafe 
Lissie "In Sleep" Recorded Live for the World Cafe 
Lissie "Little Lovin'" Recorded Live for the World Cafe 
Middle Brother "Blood and Guts" Middle Brother 
Drive-By Truckers "Used to be a Cop" Go Go Boots 
 
HOUR TWO
 
Van Morrison "Queen of the Slipstream" The Best of Van Morrison
Lucinda Williams "Copenhagen" Blessed 
The Swell Season "Low Rising" Strict Joy 
Devotchka "One Hundred Other Lovers" One Hundred Lovers 
David Byrne "Miss America" Grown Backwards 
Patty Griffin "Mad Mission" Living With Ghosts 
Amos Lee "Windows Are Rolled Down" Mission Bell 
PJ Harvey "Written on the Forehead" Let England Shake
Deerhunter "Desire Lines" Halcyon Digest 
Gregg Allman "I Can't Be Satisfied" Low County Blues 
RL Burnside "Everything is Broken" Big Bad Love Soundtrack
Hayes Carll "Another Like You" Kmag Yoyo 
John Prine "We're Not (The Jet Set)" In Spite of Ourselves