World Cafe Playlist for 04/06/2021

Best songs about playing guitar, hosted by Raina Douris

A special episode for guitar-lovers…What are the best songs ever written ABOUT playing the guitar? Host Raina Douris takes us on a journey of great jams about “strumming the six-string” and “shredding the axe”! World Cafe listeners were polled for their favorite tunes, and we’ll hear the top picks in this hour-long set – Featuring Radiohead, The Beatles, Chuck Berry, and so many more.

Buddy Guy “Born To Play Guitar” Born To Play Guitar
The Beatles “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” The Beatles
Talking Heads “Electric Guitar” Fear of Music
Radiohead “Anyone Can Play Guitar” Pablo Honey
Lilly Hiatt “Never Play Guitar” Walking Proof
John Hiatt “Perfectly Good Guitar” Perfectly Good Guitar
Jonathan Richman “Fender Stratocaster” Johnathan Richman
Chuck Berry “Johnny B. Goode” Chuck Berry Is On Top
Bruce Springsteen “Thunder Road” Born To Run
Rosanne Cash “Tennessee Flat Top Box” King’s Record Shop
The Hooters “Beat Up Guitar” Zig Zag
They Might Be Giants “The Guitar (The Lion Sleeps Tonight)” Apollo 18
Jump Little Children “My Guitar” Magazine
Dire Straits “Sultans of Swing” Dire Straits

Hour Two
*Beck “Bottle of Blues” Mutations
The Weather Station “Tried to Tell You” Ignorance
Phoenix “Identical” Music from the Motion Picture “On the Rocks”
serpentwithfeet “Fellowship” DEACON
Jamila Woods “Zora” Legacy! Legacy!
Oliver Wood “Fine Line” Always Smilin’
Jerry Garcia “Cats Under the Stars” Cats Under the Stars
Waxahatchee “Streets of Philadelphia” Saint Cloud (Deluxe Edition)
Goat Girl “Sad Cowboy” On All Fours
Echo & The Bunnymen “The Killing Moon” Ocean Rain
Fleet Foxes “Sunblind” Shore

*Optional Song