World Cafe Playlist for 07/14/2020

Music of 1980 with host Stephen Kallao

1980 was the year of “The Miracle on Ice,” the birth of CNN, the invention of the Post-It note – And it was a banner year for music. Today, we’ll look back 40 years to the debut of U2 and Pretenders, the final releases from John Lennon and Bob Marley, and seminal records from Blondie, Bruce Springsteen, Diana Ross, Jackson Browne, and Peter Gabriel.

*Talking Heads “Crosseyed and Painless” Remain In Light
Bob Marley & The Wailers “Could You Be Loved” Uprising
Stevie Wonder “Master Blaster (Jammin’)” Hotter Than July
Diana Ross “I’m Coming Out” Diana
Prince “When You Were Mine” Dirty Mind
The English Beat “Tears Of A Clown” I Just Can’t Stop It
Dexy’s Midnight Runners “Seven Days Too Long” Searching For The Young Soul Rebels
Jackson Browne “That Girl Could Sing” Hold Out
Bruce Springsteen “Hungry Heart” The River
The Pretenders “Brass In Pocket” Pretenders
Grace Jones “Private Life” Warm Leatherette
U2 “I Will Follow” Boy
David Bowie “Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)” Scary Monsters

Hour Two
*Steely Dan “Hey Nineteen” Gaucho
Peter Gabriel “Games Without Frontiers” Peter Gabriel (iii)
Dire Straits “Tunnel Of Love” Making Movies
The Selecter “On My Radio” Selected Selecter Selections
John Lennon “Watching The Wheels” Double Fantasy
Paul McCartney “Coming Up” McCartney II
The Feelies “Everybody’s Got Something To Hide (Except Me)” Crazy Rhythms
Blondie “Rapture” Autoamerican
The Clash “Lightning Strikes (Not Once But Twice)” Sandinista!
The Police “Driven To Tears” Zenyatta Mondatta
Grateful Dead “Don’t Ease Me In” Go To Heaven
Linda Ronstadt “How Do I Make You” Mad Love
The Buggles “Video Killed The Radio Star” The Age Of Plastic

*Optional Song