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Mike Farris On World Cafe

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    Mike Farris on World Cafe Grammy Award winner Mike Farris joins the café to talk about his latest album, Silver and Stone, a love letter to his wife of many years. Farris will also talk about overcoming his drug addiction, writing a song about Mavis Staples, and why he can’t listen to U2 or Stevie Wonder when recording. Plus, a live performance from Mike Farris on World Cafe
Farris writes a love letter to his wife on Silver and Stone, a collection of originals and covers that are deeply soulful and definitely uplifting.
Mike Farris is unflinchingly optimistic. You can read it on his Twitter, hear it in his music and feel it in conversation when you talk with him. He can even have a laugh about the name of the band he played in during his 20s while signed to Atlantic Records, The Screamin' Cheetah Wheelies.

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