Bruce Warren is assistant general manager for programming of WXPN in Philadelphia. Besides serving as executive producer of World Café, Warren also contributes to Paste magazine and writes for two blogs: Some Velvet Blog and WXPN's All About The Music Blog.
Other honorees included John Prine, Rosanne Cash, Irma Thomas and k.d. lang.
With a list of debut albums from Kate Bush, The Cars, Devo, Dire Straits, The Police, Buzzcocks, Van Halen and more, '78 has huge ground to stand on.