World Cafe Playlist for 10/24/2022

“Culture Corner” correspondent John Morrison joins host Raina Douris

In 1997, after landing the biggest recording contract in history at the time, Janet Jackson released her game-changing album, The Velvet Rope. Beyond the awards and triple platinum sales, the record showcased her new lyrical experimentation, exploring sexual themes she’d never sung about before. On this “Culture Corner” edition of the World Cafe, correspondent John Morrison takes you behind the velvet rope – He’ll discuss why the album had such an impact when it was released, and why it still matters today.

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*Stereo MC’s “Lost In Music” Supernatural
Janet Jackson “I Get Lonely” The Velvet Rope
Janet Jackson “Got Til It’s Gone” The Velvet Rope
Janet Jackson “Go Deep” The Velvet Rope
The Hold Steady “Stay Positive” Stay Positive
Marcus Mumford “Grace” (Self-Titled)
Charley Crockett “Trinity River” The Man From Waco
Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris “Sweet Spot” Western Wall: The Tucson Sessions
The Lone Below “Honey” Love Songs for Losers
Ben Folds Five “Alice Childress” Ben Folds Five
David Bowie “Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)” Scary Monsters

Hour Two
*Lissie “Night Moves” Carving Crayons
Maggie Rogers “That’s Where I Am” Surrender
The National “Weird Goodbyes (feat. Bon Iver)” Weird Goodbyes
U2 “Lemon” Zooropa
Johanna Warren “I’d Be Orange” Lessons For Mutants
Paul Westerberg “Dyslexic Heart” Singles (soundtrack)
Lord Huron “Not Dead Yet” Long Lost
Margo Price “Change Of Heart” Strays
The Avett Brothers “High Steppin’” Closer Than Together
Warren Zevon “Nighttime In The Switching” Excitable Boy
The Beetles “Eleanor Rigby” This Girl’s In Love With
Broken Bells “Saturdays” Into The Blue

*Optional Song