World Cafe Playlist for 12/02/2021

Byron Gonzalez joins host Stephen Kallao

As we approach the end of 2021, World Cafe’s Latin Roots correspondent Byron Gonzalez stops by with a roundup of his favorite songs out the hundreds he’s discovered over the past year. It’s an almost impossible task to narrow down all that music to just his TOP TWO picks, so you will definitely want to find out what made the final cut. Join host Stephen Kallao and Byron Gonzalez as they wrap up a year of Latin Roots on the World Cafe.

*The Lumineers “Ho Hey” The Lumineers
The Secret Sisters “I’ve Gotta Feeling” The Secret Sisters
Zoe Gotusso “María” Mi primer día Triste
Simon Grossmann “Amor Nuevo” Bahía Margarita
Brandi Carlile “You and Me on the Rock (feat. Lucius)” In These Silent Days
Josh Ritter “Joy to You Baby” The Beast In Its Tracks
Foals “Wake Me Up” Wake Me Up (single)
The Gaslight Anthem “High Lonesome” The ’59 Sound
Jackson + Sellers “Waste Your Time” Breaking Point
Los Lobos “Angel Dance” Los Lobos: Just Another Band Form East L.A.
Indigo De Souza “Hold U” Any Shape You Take
Ziggy Marley “Good Time” Jahmekya
Amy Winehouse “Love Is A Losing Game” Back To Black

Hour Two
*Kate Bush “December Will Be Magic” The Edge Of Christmas (compilation album)
Beach House “Once Twice Melody” Once Twice Melody
Fleet Foxes “White Winter Hymnal” Fleet Foxes
Neal Francis “Can’t Stop The Rain” In Plain Sight
Dire Straits “Sultans Of Swing” Dire Straits
Mitski “The Only Heartbreaker” Laurel Hell
The Smiths “The Boy With The Thorn In His Side” The Queen Is Dead
The La’s “There She Goes” The La’s
Alt-J “U&Me” The Dream
Phoebe Bridgers “Motion Sickness” Stranger In The Alps
Ben Harper “Strawberry Fields Forever” I Am Sam Ost
Lo Moon “Dream Never Dies” single
INXS “Never Tear Us Apart” Kick
Leon Bridges “Steam” Gold-Diggers Sound

*Optional Song