World Cafe Playlist for 05/04/2021

Byron Gonzalez joins host Stephen Kallao

Latin Roots correspondent, Byron Gonzalez, drops by with his latest LatinX playlist. And this time, he explores dual identities – Artists who have spent most of their lives in the U.S., but were either born in a different country or whose parents emigrated. Byron will take us through the stories of two artists and their music, and discusses some of the songs that speak to their dual identity.

*World Party “When the Rainbow Comes” Goodbye Jumbo
Angelica Garcia “Jicama” Cha Cha Palace
Ambar Lucid “Story to Tell” Garden of Lucid
Ambar Lucid “A Letter to My Younger Self” Dreaming Lucid
Cage the Elephant “Come A Little Closer” Melophobia
Gorillaz “The Valley of the Pagans” Song Machine
St. Vincent “Pay Your Way In Pain” Daddy’s Home
Prince “Musicology” Musicology
Etta James “Love and Happiness” The Right Time
Yola “Diamond Studded Shoes” Stand For Myself
The Lone Bellow “Time’s Always Leaving” Walk Into A Storm
Brandi Carlile “Throw It All Away” Brandi Carlile
Amos Lee “Windows Are Rolled Down” Mission Bell
The Beatles “Blackbird” The Beatles

Hour Two
*Joe Jackson “Breaking Us In Two” Night and Day
Goat Girl “Sad Cowboy” On All Fours
Lord Huron “Not Dead Yet” Long Lost
Macy Gray “I Try” On How Life Is
Silk Sonic “Leave the Door Open” Leave the Door Open (single)
Michigander “Better” Everything Will Be Ok Eventually
Keane “Somewhere Only We Know” Hopes and Fears
Pearl Charles “Only for Tonight” Magic Mirror
Jackson Browne “Somebody’s Baby” “Fast Times At Ridgemont High” Soundtrack
The Weather Station “Parking Lot” Ignorance
Blake Babies “Temptation Eyes” Rosy Jack World
tune-yards “hold yourself” sketchy
The Cure “Close to Me” Head On The Door

*Optional Song