World Cafe Playlist for 03/21/2023

John Morrison on Todd Rundgren’s A Wizard, A True Star joins host Raina Douris

After 50 years since its release, Todd Rundgren’s A Wizard / A True Star continues to push boundaries in the industry and the technical creation of music. World Cafe correspondent John Morrison joins our host Raina Douris to delve into the meaning of the album its recording process and techniques and lasting impact and inspiration that derives from this album, tune in.

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*Peter Gabriel “Sledgehammer” So
Todd Rundgren “Sometimes I Don’t Know How To Feel”
Todd Rundgren “International Feel” A Wizard / A True Star
Todd Rundgren “Never Never Land” A Wizard / A True Star
Todd Rundgren “Zen Archer” A Wizard / A True Star
Todd Rundren “Medley: I’m So Proud / Ooh Baby Baby / La La Means I Love You / Cool Jerk” A Wizard / A True Star
Robert Palmer “Can We Still Be Friends” Secrets
Khruangbin & Leon Bridges B-Side “Texas Moon EP”
Bob Marley & The Wailers “Get Up, Stand Up” Burnin’
Bailen “Call It Like It Is” Tired Hearts
Ray Lamontagne “You Are The Best Thing” Gossip In The Grain
Boz Scaggs “Lowdown” Silk Degrees

Hour Two
*Violent Femmes “Blister In The Sun” Violent Femmes
The English Beat “Twist & Crawl” I Just Can’t Stop It
Gorillaz “Oil (feat. Stevie Nicks” Cracker Island
Fleetwood Mac “Everywhere” Tango In The Night
Bar Italia “Nurse!” single
Talk Talk “It’s My Life” It’s My Life
Suzanne Vega “Luka” Live at the World Cafe Vol.43
Dawes “ Fire Away” Live At The World Cafe, Vol.33
Alt-J “Left Hand Free” Live at the World Cafe, Vol.39
Samia “Honey” Honey
Calexico “Quattro (World Drifts In)” Feast Of Wire
Shawn Colvin “Get Out Of This House” A Few Small Repairs
Wednesday “Chosen to Deserve” Rat Saw God
Nirvana “All Apologies”MTV Unplugged In New York

*Optional Song