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Join David Dye as he navigates the World Cafe through live performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

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Host Picks

Dan Reed

Music Director & Afternoon Guy

  • Greatest Songs
  • The Rolling Stones - Sway
  • Nick Drake - Poor Boy
  • Nirvana - In Bloom
  • Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman
  • My Bloody Valentine - Only Shallow
  • The Replacements - I Will Dare
  • My Morning Jacket - One Big Holiday
  • Snoop Dogg - Gin And Juice
  • Lou Reed - Busload Of Faith
  • The Clash - London Calling


  • Worst Songs
  • Dar Williams - The Babysitter's Here
  • Starship - We Built This City
  • Christine Lavin - Bald Headed Men
  • Nickelback - Rockstar
  • The Arcade Fire - Reflektor

David Dye

World Cafe

  • Greatest Songs
  • Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone
  • Bob Marley - No Woman No Cry
  • Al Green - Tired of Being Alone
  • Joni Mitchell - Coyote
  • The Byrds - Goin' Back
  • Father John Misty - I'm Writing A Novel
  • Allo Darlin' - Tallulah
  • Old 97s - Barrier Reef
  • Fraser and DeBolt - Dance Hall Girls
  • Lee Hazelwood and Nancy Sinatra - Some Velvet Morning


  • Worst Songs
  • Starship - We Built This City On Rock and Roll

Eric Schuman

Host, Indie Rock Hit Parade/All Request Saturday

  • Greatest Songs
  • The Ronettes - Be My Baby
  • Grandmaster Flash & The Furious 5 - The Message
  • Harry Nilsson - Think About Your Troubles
  • The Stone Roses - I Am The Resurrection
  • The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Take Five
  • The Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice
  • Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights
  • The Beatles - Revolution
  • Peter Bjorn & John - Young Folks
  • Ramones - Do You Remember Rock N' Roll Radio?


  • Worst Songs
  • Blue Swede - Hooked On A Feeling
  • Coldplay - Fix You
  • Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines
  • Joan Osborne - One Of Us
  • Pearl Jam - Evenflow

Helen Leicht

On Air Host

  • Greatest Songs
  • The Beatles - Hey Jude
  • Bruce Springsteen - Jungleland
  • Blind Faith - Can't Find My Way Home
  • The Beach Boys - God Only Knows
  • Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah
  • Cream - Sunshine of your love
  • Otis Redding - Sittin on the Dock of the Bay
  • Bob Dylan - Tangled Up in Blue
  • The Rolling Stones - Sympathy for the Devil
  • Joni Mitchell - A Case of You


John Diliberto

Host of Echoes

  • Greatest Songs
  • Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
  • Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
  • Steppenwolf - Born to Be Wild
  • Pink Floyd - Echoes
  • The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows
  • The Kinks - You Really Got Me
  • The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations
  • Dandy Warhols - Good Morning
  • Siouxsie & the Banshees - Nightshift
  • Tangerine Dream - Phaedra


  • Worst Songs
  • The Archies - Sugar Sugar
  • Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
  • Gentle Giant - Betcha Thought We Couldn't Do It
  • Mike Oldfield - Punkadiddle
  • Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy

Jonny Meister

Blues Show host

  • Greatest Songs
  • Linda Waterfall - Song Like A Roar
  • James Taylor - Sweet Baby James
  • Juluka - Scatterlings Of Africa
  • UB40 - Sing Our Own Song
  • Ray Charles - None Of Us Are Free
  • Sam Cooke - A Change Is Gonna Come
  • Joni Mitchell - Urge For Going
  • Cab Calloway - It Ain't Neccesarily So
  • Tim Buckley - Morning Glory
  • Stan Rogers - The Mary Ellen Carter


  • Worst Songs
  • Dobie Gray - The In Crowd
  • Rebecca Black - Friday
  • Jerry Woodard - Long Tall Texan
  • The Four Seasons - Big Girls Don't Cry
  • The Beatles - Rocky Raccoon

Kathy O'Connell

Host, Kids Corner

  • Greatest Songs
  • Trout Fishing in America - No Matter What Goes Right
  • Billy Joel - Just the Way You Are
  • Paul Simon - Boy in the Bubble
  • Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run
  • Sonny & Cher - I Got You Babe
  • I've Got You Under My Skin - Frank Sinatra
  • Ella Fitzgerald - To Keep My Love Alive
  • Barbra Streisand - Don't Rain on My Parade
  • Beatles - I Saw Her Standing There
  • Marshall Chapman - Why Can't You Be Like Other Girls?


  • Worst Songs
  • Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven
  • Cher - Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves
  • Beatles - Michelle
  • Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines
  • Dawes - Time Spent in Los Angeles

Robert Drake

Host, Land Of The Lost

  • Greatest Songs
  • Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Tenderly
  • David Bowie - Major Tom
  • Talking Heads - This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)
  • Etta James - At Last
  • Ultravox - Vienna
  • Nina Simone - My Baby Just Cares For Me
  • Aretha Franklin - I Say A Little Prayer
  • Peter Gabriel - Don't Give Up
  • Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah
  • The B-52's - Rock Lobster


  • Worst Songs
  • Helen Reddy - I Am Woman
  • Dexy's Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen
  • Chumbawamba - Tubthumping
  • Loudon Wainwright III - Daughter
  • Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes - Get Dancin

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