World Cafe Playlist for 04/28/2021

Rickie Lee Jones joins host Gwen Thompkins

Rickie Lee Jones released her debut album in 1979 and it earned her four Grammy nominations…Full of tragedy, humor, and compelling characters, it was a spectacular beginning to a nearly 50-year career in music. Now, she opens up about the stories and characters of her OWN story in her new memoir, Last Chance Texaco: Chronicles of an American Troubadour. Rickie Lee Jones joins New Orleans correspondent Gwen Thompkins to share about life on the road, her relationship with Tom Waits, and the music that inspired her early on.

*Counting Crows “Scarecrow” Somewhere Under Wonderland
Rickie Lee Jones “Easy Money” Rickie Lee Jones
Rickie Lee Jones “Night Train” Rickie Lee Jones
Rickie Lee Jones “America” Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Rickie Lee Jones “The Last Chance Texaco” Recorded Live for the World Cafe
MGMT “Time To Pretend” Oracular Spectacular
Mondo Cozmo “Automatic” Plastic Soul
Tamar Aphek “Crossbow” All Bets Are Off
The Weather Station “Tried to Tell You” Ignorance
The Mavericks “Dance The Night Away” Trampoline

Hour Two
*Grace Potter “I’d Rather Go Blind” Muscles Shoals: Small Town Big Sound
Cha Wa “My People” My People
The Meters “It Ain’t No Use” Rejuvenation
Lucy Dacus “Hot & Heavy” Home Video
Kurt Vile “Pretty Pimpin’” b’lieve I’m going down…
Lake Street Dive “Hypotheticals” Obviously
Michael Kiwanuka “One More Night” Love & Hate
The Polyphonic Spree “The Spirit of Radio” Afflatus
The Lone Bellow “Dried Up River” Half Moon Light (Deluxe Edition)
Sheryl Crow “C’mon C’mon” C’mon C’mon
Jensen McRae “Starting To Get To You” Starting To Get To You (single)

*Optional Song