World Cafe Playlist for 04/30/2024

Alejandro Escovedo joins host Stephen Kallao

Alejandro Escovedo is Roots Rock Royality – a career spanning over six decades from his punk beginnings with The Nuns in the 70’s to his consistently adventurous output as a solo artist today – his latest album revisits his weighty discography – It’s called Echo Dancing. Alejandro Escovedo joins us to talk about covering his own catalog – and shares live performances on the World Cafe.

Listen to the session here.

Today’s Playlist
Adele “Hello” 25
Alejandro Escovedo “Bury Me” Recorded Live for World Cafe
Alejandro Escovedo “Sacramento & Polk” The Boxing Mirror
Alejandro Escovedo “Sacramento & Polk” Recorded Live for World Cafe
Alejandro Escovedo “John Conquest” Recorded Live for World Cafe
Alejandro Escovedo “Outside Your Door” Recorded Live for World Cafe
Phosphorescent “Revelator” Revelator
Yazoo “Situation” Upstairs At Eric’s
Chris Isaak “Baby Did A Bad Bad Thing” Forever Blue

Hour Two
The Knack “My Sharona” Get The Knack
Sierra Ferrell “American Dreaming” Trail of Flowers
Lizzie No “Lagunita” Halfsies
The Black Keys “Beautiful People (Stay High)” Ohio Players
Big Head Todd & The Monsters “Bittersweet” Sister Sweetly
Dan Wilson “Closing Time” World Cafe performance
Rhiannon Giddens “Freedom Highway” World Cafe performance
Elvis Costello “Accidents Will Happen” Armed Forces
Glass Animals “Creatures In Heaven” I Love You So Much
Francis Of Delirium “Blue Tuesday” Lighthouse
Iggy Pop “Nightclubbing” The Idiot
The Decemberists “Burial Ground” As Ever it Was, So it Will Be Again
The Smithereens “A Girl Like You” 11