World Cafe Playlist for 05/19/2022

“Through the Decades”: 1990s with host Raina Douris

The last decade of the 1900s was a good time to be an alternative rock artist. On our “Through the Decades” series, World Cafe is highlighting different eras of music, and in the next installment you’ll hear some of the biggest, most influential artists of the ‘90s. A lot of alternative rock – like Beck, Radiohead, and Blur – but also some of the other acts who defined the ‘90s, like Beastie Boys, Sarah Mclachlan and A Tribe Called Quest.


*Nirvana “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Nevermind
R. E. M. “Man On The Moon” Automatic For The People
Smashing Pumpkins “Today” Siamese Dream
Portishead “Sour Times” Dummy
Lauryn Hill “Doo Wop (that Thing) ” The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill
Bob Dylan “Tryin’ To Get To Heaven” Time Out of Mind
Counting Crows “Mr. Jones” August And Everything After
Beck “Where It’s At” Odelay
Pearl Jam “Evenflow” Ten
The Breeders “Divine Hammer” Last Splash
Liz Phair “Never Said” Exile In Guyville
Primal Scream “Come Together” Screamadelica

Hour Two
*Radiohead “Let Down” OK Computer
The Flaming Lips “A Spoonful Weighs A Ton” The Soft Bulletin
Belle and Sebastian “Like Dylan In The Movies” If You’re Feeling Sinister
Pavement “Summer Babe (Winter Version”) Slanted & Enchanted
Weezer “Buddy Holl”y Weezer
Beastie Boys “Sabotage” Ill Communication
A Tribe Called Quest “Check The Rhime” The Low End Theory
Wilco “Outtasite (Outta Mind)” Being There
Neutral Milk Hotel “In The Aeroplane Over The Sea” In The Aeroplane Over The Sea
Oasis “Live Forever” Definitely Maybe
Blur “Girls and Boys” Parklife
Lucinda Williams “2 Kool 2 B Forgotten” Car Wheels On A Gravel Road
Sarah McLachlan “Good Enough” Fumbling Towards Ecstasy
Jeff Buckley “Last Goodbye” Grace

*Optional Song