World Cafe Playlist for 01/16/2023

Danielle Ponder joins host Raina Douris

Danielle Ponder is a full-time musician now, but when she was making her debut album Some of Us Are Brave, she was juggling music with her career as a public defender. On the World Cafe, Ponder explains how her two career pursuits are connected and shares about learning to love her voice. Plus, tune in for her stunning live performance before an audience at World Cafe Live.

Stream the complete show here

*Rhiannon Giddens “Freedom Highway” Freedom Highway
Danielle Ponder “Someone Like You” Recorded Live for World Cafe
Danielle Ponder “Some Of Us Are Brave” Recorded Live for World Cafe
Danielle Ponder “So Long” Recorded Live for World Cafe
Danielle Ponder “Roll the Credits” Recorded Live for World Cafe
The Impressions “People Get Ready” The Anthology: 1961 – “1977
Nina Simone “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free” Silk & Soul
John Legend & The Roots “Wake Up Everybody” Wake Up!

Hour Two
*Aretha Franklin “Climbing Higher Mountains” Amazing Grace
Marvin Gaye “What’s Going On” What’s Going On
Devon Gilfillian “Inner City Blues” What’s Going On
Angelique Kidjo “Move On Up” Oyo
U2 “MLK” The Unforgettable Fire
U2 Pride “(In the Name of Love)” The Unforgettable Fire
Mavis Staple “Eyes On The Prize” We’ll Never Turn Back
Neville Brothers “Sister Rosa” Yellow Moon
Stevie Wonder “Happy Birthday” Hotter Than July
Sounds Of Blackness “Optimistic” The Evolution of Gospel
Sault “Fearless” Untitled (Rise)
Amythyst Kiah “Black Myself” Wary & Strange
Gary Clark Jr. “The Healing” The Story of Sonny Boy Slim

*Optional Song