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 27, 2013

7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:01 PM
Joy To You Baby
Artist : Josh Ritter
Album : The Beast in its Tracks
Composer :
Label : Pytheas Recordings
7:06 PM
Switzerland
Artist : The Last Bison
Album : Inheritance EP
Composer :
Label : Republic Records
7:09 PM
Good Things Happen To Bad People
Artist : Richard Thompson
Album : Electric
Composer :
Label : New West Records
7:14 PM
That’s All Right
Artist : Elvis Presley
Album : The Sun Sessions
Composer :
Label : RCA
7:16 PM
Crazy Mixed Emotions
Artist : Rosie Flores
Album : Rockabilly Filly
Composer :
Label : Hightone Records
7:19 PM
Tore Down
Artist : Wanda Jackson
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:23 PM
Tore Down
Artist : Wanda Jackson
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:27 PM
Am I Even A Memory?
Artist : Wanda Jackson
Album : Unfinished Business
Composer :
Label : Welk
7:32 PM
It’s All Over Now
Artist : Wanda Jackson
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:40 PM
Rock Your Baby
Artist : Wanda Jackson
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:43 PM
It’s All Over Now
Artist : Wanda Jackson
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:45 PM
I’m Shakin’
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Composer :
Label : Third Man Records
7:48 PM
Shakin’ Shakin’ Shakes
Artist : Los Lobos
Album : By the Light of the Moon
Composer :
Label : Warner Bros./Wea
7:52 PM
You Never Need Nobody
Artist : The Lone Bellow
Album : The Lone Bellow
Composer :
Label : Descendant Records
8:00 PM
High Living
Artist : Toro Y Moi
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
8:01 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
8:02 PM
Miss You
Artist : The Rolling Stones
Album : Some Girls: Deluxe Edition
Composer :
Label : Republic
8:07 PM
We No Who U R
Artist : Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Album : Push the Sky Away
Composer :
Label : Bad Seeds Ltd
8:11 PM
Everybody Knows
Artist : Leonard Cohen
Album : I'm Your Man
Composer :
Label : Sony
8:17 PM
Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings
Artist : Father John Misty
Album : Fear Fun
Composer :
Label : Sub Pop
8:20 PM
My Time
Artist : Minus the Bear
Album : Omni
Composer :
Label : Dangerbird Spain
8:21 PM
Where Are We Now
Artist : David Bowie
Album : The Next Day
Composer :
Label : Sony
8:25 PM
Wonderwall
Artist : Oasis
Album : (What's The Story) Morning Glory
Composer :
Label : Sony
8:29 PM
This Ladder is Ours
Artist : The Joy Formidable
Album : Wolf's Law
Composer :
Label : Atlantic
8:34 PM
Frost
Artist : Trey Anastasio
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
8:35 PM
Fortune Teller
Artist : Calexico
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
8:39 PM
Old Man Down the Road
Artist : John Fogerty
Album : Centerfield
Composer :
Label : Dreamworks
8:43 PM
The Wheel
Artist : Jerry Garcia
Album : Garcia
Composer :
Label : Princess Records
8:47 PM
Keep You
Artist : Wild Belle
Album : Isles
Composer :
Label : Columbia Records
8:51 PM
Fadeaway
Artist : Bodeans
Album : Love & Hope & Sex & Dreams
Composer :
Label : Reprise/Wea
8:55 PM
I Found You
Artist : The Alabama Shakes
Album : Boys & Girls
Composer :
Label : ATO Records
8:58 PM
Kindergarten
Artist : Faith No More
Album : Angel Dust
Composer :
Label : Slash/Reprise

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World Cafe
4:59 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Latin Roots: Canto Cardenche, The Sound Of Sorrow

Los Cardencheros De Sapioriz, a group that keeps the canto cardenche tradition alive.
courtesy of the artist

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World Cafe
4:59 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Petula Clark On World Cafe

Petula Clark.
Clement Schneider Courtesy of the artist

Petula Clark's new album, Lost In You, is her first since 2004. The 80-year-old actress, singer and entertainer launched her career in film and on the radio; she even entertained the troops in WWII, and was later known for her worldwide hit "Downtown."

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World Cafe
10:23 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Ivan And Alyosha On World Cafe

Ivan and Alyosha.
Courtesy of the artist

Ivan and Alyosha started out as the duo of Tim Wilson and Ryan Carbary, with the band's name coming from characters in the Russian novel The Brothers Karamazov. The two met in 2007 and immediately attracted strong national praise for their first EP, The Verse, The Chorus.

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World Cafe
10:12 am
Wed December 12, 2012

Forro In The Dark: Building On The Sound Of Brazil's Northeast

Forro in the Dark.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 9:28 am

Forro in the Dark gets its name from the Forro, a type of dance and music that's been popular in northeastern Brazil for more than 100 years. The style's traditional incarnation involves a three-piece band with a triangle, an accordion and a bass-like drum called a zabumba.

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World Cafe
4:43 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

Latin Roots: Bossa Nova, Brazil's Answer To Jazz

Bebel Gilberto performs at City Winery in New York City.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:56 pm

This installment of the Latin Roots series for World Cafe explores bossa nova music, guided by Latin-music expert Ernesto Lechner. Lechner grew up in Buenos Aires, where his parents' record collection consisted of classical records and a solitary bossa nova LP. He later moved to Los Angeles, where he was immersed in Latin music and subsequently became a music journalist, publishing several books on the subject. Lechner co-hosts the radio show Latin Alternative and works as a contributing writer for Rolling Stone, L.A.

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World Cafe
8:30 am
Wed December 28, 2011

Dawes On World Cafe

Dawes performs live on today's World Cafe.
Courtesy of the artist

Although Dawes' members have only been together since 2009, the L.A. band's romantic roots rock sounds like the product of an entirely different era.

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World Cafe
1:30 am
Wed December 28, 2011

Bon Iver On World Cafe

Justin Vernon of Bon Iver.
D.L. Anderson

Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 1:28 pm

This session, from Sept. 2, 2011, is part of our Vintage Cafe series, in which we revisit some of our best studio performances.

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World Cafe
7:30 am
Tue December 27, 2011

Elton John And Leon Russell On World Cafe

Elton John and Leon Russell appeared on World Cafe.
Courtesy of the artists

Originally published on Tue December 27, 2011 10:12 am

From his start with the band Bluesology in 1961, multi-award winner Elton John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight) has time and time again proven himself to be one of the most iconic singer-songwriters of our day. Rising to international fame by the 1970's with the hit "Your Song," Elton has since released an overwhelming number of studio albums, many of which have climbed their way to the top of the charts.

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NPR Story
10:01 am
Fri April 2, 2010

The Swell Season On World Cafe

After working together on the soundtrack for the 2005 film Beauty In Trouble, Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova began collaborating and recording music under the name The Swell Season.

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NPR Story
6:55 pm
Wed March 31, 2010

Fanfarlo On World Cafe

Thanks to a soaring sound and down-to-earth songwriting sensibilities, the London-based band Fanfarlo was one of 2009's fastest-growing buzz bands. Led by Swedish songwriter Simon Balthazar, Fanfarlo was formed in 2006, and soon began touring and releasing new music. Its first full-length album, the critically acclaimed Reservoir, came out last year.

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