World Cafe Playlist for 06/27/2023

Elton John joins host Raina Douris

Elton John is not only one of the most famous musicians in the world, but he is also a huge, and humble, music fan. A range of guests join him on his most recent album such as Dua Lipa, Brandi Carlile, Stevie Wonder, and many more. On the World Cafe, he talks about what he learned working with all of them and shares how COVID changed what he wants for his life, and music, moving forward.

This is an encore

Today’s Playlist
Emmylou Harris “Wrecking Ball” Wrecking Ball
The Hollies “He Ain’t Heavy He’s My Brother” Hollies Sing Hollies
Elton John “Learn to Fly (feat. Surfaces)” The Lockdown Sessions
Elton John “Always Love You (feat. Nicki Minaj, Young Thug)” The Lockdown Sessions
Jake Wesley Rogers “Middle of Love” Pluto
Elton John “Cold Heart (PNAU remix feat. Dua Lipa)” The Lockdown Sessions
Elton John “Honkey Cat” Honky Chateau
Elton John “Simple Things (feat. Brandi Carlile)” The Lockdown Sessions
Elton John “Finish Line (feat. Stevie Wonder)” The Lockdown Sessions
Brandi Carlile “Madman Across the Water” WXPN Free at Noon May 17, 2018
Bedouine “Come Down In Time” single

Hour Two
Phish “Gotta Jibboo” Farmhouse
The Watson Twins “The Palace” Holler
Jackson Browne “Take It Easy” For Everyman
Pixies “Here Comes Your Man” Doolittle
Boygenius “Not Strong Enough” The Record
Beach House “Some Things Last A Long Time” Beach House
Shivaree “Goodnight Moon” Recorded Live for World Cafe
Spoon “You Got Yr. Cherry Bomb” Recorded Live for World Cafe
JD McPherson “Firebug” WC Recording
Wednesday “Quarry” Rat Saw God
Pavement “Spit on a Stranger” Terror Twilight
Blur “The Narcissist” The Ballad of Darren
Robert Palmer “Every Kind of People” Double Fun
The Weather Station “Robber” Ignorance
Duran Duran “Hungry Like The Wolf” Rio
Yeah Yeah Yeahs “Wolf” Cool it Down