World Cafe Playlist for 04/23/2024

John Morrison joins host Raina Douris

In 1989, Soul II Soul released Club Classics Volume One – an album that made an impact on BOTH sides of the Atlantic. World Cafe correspondent John Morrison talks about the British collective brought Jamaican soundsystem culture to England and ended up with a hit in America on a new Culture Corner.

Listen to the session here.

Today’s Playlist
Bob Dylan “What Was It You Wanted” Oh Mercy
Soul II Soul “Jazzie’s Groove” Club Classics Vol. One
Soul II Soul “Keep On Movin'” Club Classics Vol. One
Soul II Soul “Back to Life (However Do You Want Me)” Club Classics Vol. One
Neneh Cherry “Buffalo Stance” RAW LIKE SUSHI
Fine Young Cannibals “I’m Not the Man I Used to Be” The Raw And The Cooked
De La Soul “Say No Go” 3 Feet High & Rising
Bonnie Raitt “Love Letter” Nick Of Time
XTC “King For A Day” Oranges And Lemons
The Blue Nile “The Downtown Lights” Hats

Hour Two
Khruangbin & Leon Bridges “C-Side” Texas Sun EP
Maggie Rogers “The Kill” Don’t Forget Me
Lorde “Royals” Pure Heroine
Mt. Joy “Highway Queen” single
The Allman Brothers “Blue Sky” Eat A Peach
Ben Folds “In Between Days” World Cafe Session
Darlingside “Eschaton” Recorded Live at XPN Fest
Waxahatchee “Crowbar” Tigers Blood
Peter Bjorn and John “Young Folks” Writer’s Block
Strand Of Oaks “Party At Monster Lake” Miracle Focus
Tame Impala “Patience” Patience (single)
Royel Otis “Foam” Pratts & Pain
M83 “Midnight City” Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming