World Cafe Playlist for 09/01/2021

Tom Scharpling joins host Raina Douris

Tom Scharpling does a lot. He’s a TV writer, a voice actor, a music video director…But he’s best known for hosting The Best Show, a comedy and music radio show he started with his comedy partner, Jon Wurster, over 20 years ago on WMFU. He recently released a new memoir, called It Never Ends, and talks radio, music, and comedy.

*Rufus Wainwright “I Don’t Know What It Is” Want One
Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile “Blue Cheese” Lotta Sea Lice
Sandy Bull “Electric Blend” E Pluribus Unum
R.E.M. “Radio Free Europe” Murmer
The Monkees “As We Go Along” Head
King Crimson “Starless” Red
Lake Street Dive “Hypotheticals” Obviously
The Avett Brothers “Another Is Waiting” Magpie And The Dandelion
The Felice Brothers “To-Do List” From Dreams To Dust
Mondo Cozmo “Automatic” Plastic Soul
The Verve “Bittersweet Symphony” Urban Hymns

Hour Two
*Tame Impala “Patience” Patience (single)
My Morning Jacket “Regularly Scheduled Programming” My Morning Jacket
Radiohead “Subterranean Homesick Alien” OK Computer
Kacey Musgraves “Star-Crossed” Star-Crossed: The Film
Johnny Cash “One” American III: Solitary Man
Earth Wind & Fire “September” The Best Of Earth Wind & Fire
Silk Sonic “Skate” An Evening With Silk Sonic
Laura Stevenson “Don’t Think About Me” Laura Stevenson
R.E.M. “Pretty Persuasion” Reckoning
Wolf Alice “Smile” Blue Weekend
Dar Williams “Comfortably Numb” My Better Self
The Killers “Quiet Town” Pressure Machine
Wilco “Impossible Germany” Sky Blue Sky

*Optional Song