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Dar Williams and the Search for a 'Better Self'

Dar Williams.
Dar Williams.

Modern folksinger Dar Williams has just released My Better Self. The album is a collection of new songs that are smart and serious -- with Williams's trademark wit thrown in for good measure.

The songs take on political and environmental undertones, as Williams takes stock of modern life. And fittingly, the 10 originals and three covers -- from Neil Young and others -- were recorded in Woodstock, N.Y.

This appearance first aired on Oct. 25, 2005.

Copyright 2005 XPN

David Dye
David Dye is a longtime Philadelphia radio personality whose music enthusiasm has captivated listeners of World Cafe® since 1991. World Cafe is produced by WXPN, the public radio service of the University of Pennsylvania.