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World Cafe Archives

Join the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

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Bob Bumbera

Morning Show News and Sports Director

  • Songs
    1. Amos Lee - Chill in the Air
    2. Franz Ferdinand - Right Action
    3. Pearl Jam - Sirens
    4. Okkervil River - Down Down the Deep River
    5. Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings - Stranger to my Happiness
    6. Daft Punk - Get Lucky
    7. Johnny Marr - The It Switch
    8. Mark Knopfler - I Used to Could
    9. Patty Griffin - Boston
    10. Paul McCartney - Queenie Eye

John Diliberto

Host of Echoes and Sleepy Hollow

  • Songs
    1. Olivier Libaux - Go With the Flow
    2. Ludovico Einaudi- Time Lapse
    3. Moby - A Case for Shame
    4. Ulrich Schnauss - The Weight of Darkening Skies
    5. Mree - Into the Well
    6. Black Angels - Indigo Meadow
    7. London Grammar - Wasting My Young Years
    8. Bleeding Rainbow - Waking Dream
    9. Una - We Are the Lonely
    10. Rachel Zeffira - The Deserters

David Dye

Host of World Cafe and Funky Friday

  • Songs (no order)
    1. Typhoon – Young Fathers
    2. Houndmouth –Penitentiary
    3. San Fermin –Sonsick
    4. Pickwick-Lady Luck
    5. Bill Callahan – Small Plane
    6. Jim James – A New Love
    7. Daft Punk –Get Lucky
    8. Laura Mvula- Green Gardens
    9. Nick Lowe – Hooves on The Roof
    10. Phosphorescent –Song for Zula

Helen Leicht

Host of Middays

  • Songs
    1. Paul McCartney - Queenie Eye
    2. Amos Lee - Chill in the Air
    3. Moby - A Case for Shame
    4. Pearl Jam - Sirens
    5. Laura Mvula - Green Garden
    6. Arcade Fire - Reflector
    7. Kopecky Family Band - Heartbeat
    8. Mutlu - One Life with You
    9. Phosphorescent - Song for Zula
    10. Mayer Hawthorne - Reach Out Richard

Jonny Meister

Host of The Blues Show and Blue Dimensions

  • Songs
    1. Eric Bibb - Let The Mothers Step Up
    2. James Cotton - Bonnie Blue
    3. Allen Toussaint - Who's Gonna Help Brother Get Further
    4. Ruff Kutt Blues Band - Barefoot Blues
    5. Homemade Jamz Blues Band - Nothing Stays The Same
    6. Georgie Bonds - Dyin' Is The Easy Way
    7. Corey Harris - Underground Blues
    8. Sugaray Rayford - Stuck For A Buck
    9. Teeny Tucker - The Muddier Things Get
    10. Cash Box Kings - Black Toppin'

Michaela Majoun

Host of The XPN Morning Show

  • Songs
    1. Man Man - Head On
    2. Phosphorescent - Song For Zula
    3. Daft Punk - Get Lucky
    4. Dawes - Most People
    5. Laura Mvula - Green Garden
    6. The Lone Bellow - You Never Need Nobody
    7. Iron & Wine - Singers and the Endless Song
    8. The Head and the Heart - Shake
    9. Okkervill River - Down Down The Deep River
    10. Kopecky Family Band - Heartbeat

Kathy O'Connell

Host of Kids Corner

  • Songs
    1. Laura Mvula - Green Garden
    2. Mark Knopfler - I Used to Could
    3. Janelle Monae - Dance Apocalyptic
    4. The Doublewides - Jetpack
    5. Franz Ferdinand - Right Action
    6. The Head & the Heart - Shake
    7. Amos Lee- Man Who Wants You
    8. Joseph Arthur - Saint of Impossible Causes
    9. Jason Isbell - Stockholm
    10. Steve Martin & Edie Brickell - Love Has Come for You

Dan Reed

Operations Manager, Music Director
Host Afternoons on XPN, Highs in the 70s

    1. Songs
    2. The Doublewides– Jetpack
    3. Parquet Courts – Stoned & Starving
    4. Mayer Hawthorne – Reach Out Richard
    5. John Murry – California
    6. Kurt Vile – Shame Chamber
    7. David Bowie – The Stars (Are Out Tonight)
    8. Daft Punk – Get Lucky
    9. Jim James – A New Life
    10. Palma Violets – Best Of Friends
    11. Yuck - Rebirth

Eric Schuman

Host, Indie Rock Hit Parade and All-Request Saturday

  • Songs
    1. Haim - Falling
    2. Arcade Fire - Here Comes The Night Time
    3. Dent May - Born Too Late
    4. Savages - Shut Up
    5. Vampire Weekend - Ya Hey
    6. Little Green Cars - Harper Lee
    7. Jagwar Ma - Uncertainty
    8. Daft Punk - Get Lucky
    9. Unknown Mortal Orchestra - So Good At Being In Trouble
    10. The Front Bottoms - Skeleton

John Vettese

Host of Philly Local, Editor of TheKey

  • Songs
    1. Arcade Fire - Afterlife
    2. Hop Along - Sister Cities
    3. Phosphorescent - Song for Zula
    4. Vampire Weekend - Diane Young
    5. The Front Bottoms - Skeleton
    6. Little Green Cars - Big Red Dragon
    7. Waxahatchee - Coast To Coast
    8. Laura Marling - Master Hunter
    9. Justin Timberlake - Suit and Tie
    10. Kurt Vile - Air Bud