World Cafe Playlist for 01/17/2022

Martin Luther King Day special with host Raina Douris

The spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. Day can be heard in music from Dr. King’s lifetime – like songs from Sam Cooke and Nina Simone – and lives on in the work of new voices, like Amythyst Kiah and Devon Gilfillian.

*Mavis Staples “Down In Mississippi” We’ll Never Turn Back
Stevie Wonder “Happy Birthday” Hotter Than July
Nina Simone “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free” Silk & Soul
Devon Gilfillian “Innter City Blues” What’s Going On
Amythyst Kiah “Black Myself” Wary & Strange
The Sounds Of Blackness “Optimistic” The Sounds Of Blackness
Curtis Mayfield “Move On Up” Curtis
Sam Cooke “A Change Is Gonna Come” The Man And His Music
Neville Brothers “Sister Rosa” Yellow Moon
U2 “Mlk” The Unforgettable Fire
Ziggy Marley “People Get Ready” Fallen Is Babylon
John Legend & The Roots “Wake Up Everybody” Wake Up!

Hour Two
*Bruce Hornsby “Long Tall Cool One” Harbor Lights
Adele “Can I Get It” 30
The Sundays “Heres Where The Story Ends” Reading, Writing And Arithmetic
Superchunk “Endless Summer” Wild Loneliness
Arcade Fire “Modern Man” The Suburbs
Indigo De Souza “Hold U” Any Shape You Take
Lykke Li “Little Bit” Youth Novels
Alt-J “U&Me” The Dream
Phoenix “Fences” Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
The Cure “Boys Don’t Cry” Boys Don’t Cry
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones “Rudie Can’t Fail” Burning London: The Clash
Lo Moon “Dream Never Dies” Dream Never Dies (Single)
The War On Drugs “I Don’t Wanna Wait” I Don’t Live Here Anymore

*Optional Song