World Cafe Playlist for 07/05/2023

Melba Moore joins host Stephen Kallao

From dominating in the R&B world to the stage of Broadway and even as the star of her own sitcom, Melba Moore has been a trailblazer over her decades long career in entertainment. On the World Cafe, Moore talks about and looks back at some incredible highlights, like her Tony Award-winning turn in Purlie, plus making her 28th studio album Imagine.

Listen to the session here.

Today’s Playlist
Mondo Cozmo “Plastic Soul” Plastic Soul
Melba Moore “This Is It” This Is It
Melba Moore “So In Love” Imagine
Melba Moore “I Believe In Love” Hair (Original Broadway Cast Recording)
Melba Moore “The Magic Touch” The Magic Touch
Melba Moore “I Got Love” The 1970 Tony Awards
Melba Moore “Lean On Me” This Is It
Donna Summer “I Feel Love” I Remember Yesterday
Say She She “Reeling” Reeling
The Staple Singers “Slippery People” Turning Point
Talking Heads “Burning Down The House” Speaking In Tongues
Talking Heads “This Must Be The Place (Naïve Melody)” Speaking In Tongues
The Record Company “Talk To Me” Talk To Me
Florence + the Machine “Dog Days Are Over” Lungs
Tegan and Sara “Walking With A Ghost” So Jealous

Hour Two
The Lumineers “Ho Hey” The Lumineers
The Beatles “Blackbird” The Beatles
LP “One Like You” Love Lines
The Ronettes “Baby, I Love You” The Best of the Ronettes
The Last Dinner Party “Nothing Matters” Nothing Matters
Tori Amos “Past the Mission” Under The Pink
Billy Idol “Rebel Yell” Recorded Live for the World Café
Phoenix “1901” Recorded Live for the World Café
Tom Rush “Urge For Going” Recorded Live for the World Café
Devon Gilfillian “All I Really Wanna Do” Love You Anyway
Jimmy Cliff “You Can Get It If You Really Want” The Harder They Come
Tracy Chapman “She’s Got Her Ticket” Tracy Chapman
Sharon Van Etten “Comeback Kid” Recorded Live for the World Café
Slowdive “kisses” Everything is Alive
The Church “Under The Milky Way” Starfish
Grouplove “Hello” I Want It All Right Now
The Cure “Just Like Heaven” Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me