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The Be Good Tanyas Live!

Originally broadcast live from NPR's studio 4-A on January 21, 2003, this special edition features a performance from Canada's rustic roots group, The Be Good Tanyas. The band talks with All Songs host Bob Boilen about their music and offers a sneak peek at a few cuts from their upcoming album, Chinatown.

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The Be Good Tanyas Live!

All The Morning Birds

Jolie Holland was one of the founding members of the Be Good Tanyas, credited with co-writing the song "The Littlest Birds."

Simply Beautiful

The Be Good Tanyas cite Al Green as one of their bigger influences. This album, I'm Still in Love With You is one of their favorites.

Police and Thieves

Reggae may seem far removed from The Be Good Tanyas' lilting, roots-based harmonies, but they say the sounds of Jamaica have shaped their own music.