World Cafe

Weeknights at 7pm
David Dye

 

The premier public radio showcase for contemporary music serving up an eclectic blend that includes blues, rock, world, folk, and alternative country. 

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Playlist

March 22, 2013

7:00 PM
Crash Landing
Artist : Jimi Hendrix
Album : People, Hell & Angels
Composer :
Label : Sony Music Group
7:04 PM
Somewhere
Artist : Jimi Hendrix
Album : People, Hell & Angels
Composer :
Label : Sony Music Group
7:08 PM
The Wind Cries Mary
Artist : Jimi Hendrix
Album : West Coast Seattle Boy: The Jimi Hendrix Anthology
Composer :
Label : Sony Music Group
7:17 PM
The Wind Cries Mary
Artist : Jimi Hendrix
Album : West Coast Seattle Boy: The Jimi Hendrix Anthology
Composer :
Label : Sony Music Group
7:21 PM
Third Stone from the Sun
Artist : Jimi Hendrix
Album : Are You Experienced
Composer :
Label : Sony Legacy
7:22 PM
Earth Blues
Artist : Jimi Hendrix
Album : People, Hell & Angels
Composer :
Label : Sony Music Group
7:28 PM
Hear My Train A’ Comin’
Artist : Jimi Hendrix
Album : The Blues
Composer :
Label : MCA
7:33 PM
Hear My Train A’ Comin’
Artist : Band Of Gypsys
Album : People, Hell & Angels
Composer :
Label : Sony Music Group
7:39 PM
Lullaby for Summer
Artist : Jimi Hendrix
Album : Valleys of Neptune
Composer :
Label : Sony Legacy
7:40 PM
Mr. Bad Luck
Artist : Jimi Hendrix
Album : Valleys of Neptune
Composer :
Label : Sony Legacy
7:48 PM
Izabella
Artist : Jimi Hendrix
Album : People, Hell & Angels
Composer :
Label : Sony Music Group
7:51 PM
Angel
Artist : Jimi Hendrix
Album : West Coast Seattle Boy: The Jimi Hendrix Anthology
Composer :
Label : Sony Music Group
7:53 PM
Angel
Artist : Jimi Hendrix
Album : West Coast Seattle Boy: The Jimi Hendrix Anthology
Composer :
Label : Sony Music Group
8:00 PM
Mojo Man
Artist : The Ghetto Fighters
Album : People, Hell & Angels
Composer :
Label : Sony Music Group
8:04 PM
Bleeding Heart
Artist : Band Of Gypsys
Album : People, Hell & Angels
Composer :
Label : Sony Music Group
8:09 PM
Changes
Artist : Band Of Gypsys
Album : The Baggy's Rehearsal Sessions
Composer :
Label : Experience Hendrix
8:14 PM
Message to Love
Artist : Band Of Gypsys
Album : The Baggy's Rehearsal Sessions
Composer :
Label : Experience Hendrix
8:19 PM
Villanova Junction
Artist : Jimi Hendrix
Album : People, Hell & Angels
Composer :
Label : Sony Music Group
8:20 PM
Little Wing
Artist : Jimi Hendrix Experience
Album : Winterland
Composer :
Label : Sony Music Group
8:25 PM
Stone Free
Artist : Jimi Hendrix Experience
Album : Paris 1967/ San Francisco 1968
Composer :
Label : Experience Hendrix
8:30 PM
Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
Artist : Jimi Hendrix Experience
Album : Winterland
Composer :
Label : Sony Music Group
8:36 PM
Born Under a Bad Sign
Artist : Jimi Hendrix
Album : The Blues
Composer :
Label : MCA
8:37 PM
Roomful of Mirrors
Artist : Jimi Hendrix
Album : West Coast Seattle Boy: The Jimi Hendrix Anthology
Composer :
Label : Sony Music Group
8:44 PM
Shame, Shame, Shame
Artist : Jimi Hendrix
Album : West Coast Seattle Boy: The Jimi Hendrix Anthology
Composer :
Label : Sony Music Group
8:50 PM
Valleys of Neptune
Artist : Jimi Hendrix
Album : Valleys of Neptune
Composer :
Label : Sony Legacy
8:54 PM
Easy Blues
Artist : Jimi Hendrix
Album : People, Hell & Angels
Composer :
Label : Sony Music Group

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World Cafe
3:55 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Tom Jones On World Cafe

Tom Jones.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu December 26, 2013 5:01 pm

This segment, from June 27, is part of our Best Of 2013 series, in which we revisit some of our most memorable interviews and performances of the year.

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World Cafe
12:45 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Laura Mvula On World Cafe

Laura Mvula.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 4:15 pm

U.K. singer Laura Mvula has been well-served by her conservatory training, which helped her uncover her own unique sound: Mvula's first full-length album, Sing to the Moon, blends classic pop, jazz and soul.

With help from producer Steve Brown, Mvula's choral-like arrangements are wonderfully layered and complex. In this installment of World Cafe, the singer performs live with her band and talks to host David Dye about how she separates her roles as a songwriter and a performer.

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World Cafe
2:56 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Michael Nesmith On World Cafe

Michael Nesmith.
Alexandra Battaglia Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 4:43 pm

He's best known as the tall, hat-wearing member of The Monkees, but Michael Nesmith has worn many other hats in the last few decades. Nesmith recently finished up his first solo tour in 21 years, playing songs from both his original country-rock group (The First National Band) and his solo albums.

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World Cafe
3:24 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Phosphorescent On World Cafe

Phosphorescent.
Steve Gullick Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 4:44 pm

It's easy to hear the steady growth in the music of Phosphorescent's Matthew Houck since the release of his band's 2009 Willie Nelson tribute album, To Willie. In 2011, Here's to Taking It Easy was a sprawling, languid epic written with his road band's performances in mind.

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World Cafe
1:58 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Next: Houndstooth

Houndstooth.
Jaclyn Campanaro Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 4:45 pm

An indie-rock quintet based in Portland, Ore., Houndstooth features singer Katie Bernstein and guitarist John Gnorski — both of whom are originally from Austin, Texas. The band's sound reflects both hometowns, with Gnorski's loping guitar riffs hinting at bluesy Southern influences.

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World Cafe
10:36 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Rod Stewart On World Cafe

Penny Lancaster Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 4:46 pm

Rod Stewart has little to prove as a rock star. He's been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame twice, once solo and once with The Faces. More recently, he's had enormous success with a series of standards titled The Great American Songbook, and published an autobiography that inspired him to return to songwriting.

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World Cafe
11:27 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Josh Ritter On World Cafe

Josh Ritter.
Laura Wilson Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 4:47 pm

Idaho native and folk-rock singer-songwriter Josh Ritter has been named one of the 100 Best Living Songwriters by Paste. Ritter's seventh album, The Beast in Its Tracks, was released last March. Inspired by the breakup of his marriage, the record offers a raw and personal account of heartbreak and recovery.

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World Cafe
1:07 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Emmylou Harris And Rodney Crowell Get The Old Band Together Again

Rodney Crowell and Emmylou Harris.
David McClister Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 4:48 pm

It was 1975 when Emmylou Harris had to figure out how to make a solo album after her classic work as Gram Parsons' duet partner. Her record company told her to "get a hot band." So she got The Hot Band with James Burton on lead, as well as a newcomer, Rodney Crowell, on rhythm guitar and, more importantly, songwriting.

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World Cafe
11:29 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Pickwick On World Cafe

Pickwick.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 4:49 pm

The first incarnation of the Seattle band Pickwick revolved around Galen Disston's strummy acoustic songs. Disston eventually found himself bored with his own music until a not-so-subtle shift took place; as the band began experimenting with new sounds and ideas, Disston shifted into the role of lead singer and crowds immediately noticed.

In this installment of World Cafe, you'll hear three songs from Pickwick's debut album, Can't Talk Medicine, as well as the full story behind the band's reinvention.

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World Cafe
4:01 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

The National On World Cafe

The National.
Diedre O'Callaghan Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 4:50 pm

The National's rise has been slow and steady, to match the growth and evolution of its dour but beautiful rock sound. In this installment of World Cafe, the band tells host David Dye how sleep deprivation led its members to craft more straightforward songs on their new album, Trouble Will Find Me.

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