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Jack Johnson On World Cafe | September 20, 2013

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Singer-songwriter Jack Johnson recently released his sixth album of breezy, easygoing songs: From Here to Now to Youfinds him returning to more acoustic arrangements after 2010'sTo the Sea, which featured more instrumental variations, including electric guitars.

In this World Cafe session, Johnson credits much of his success to his wife, and dedicates a couple of songs to their relationship. The singer also discusses his Hawaiian home and the influence of the indigenous slack-key guitar culture on his style. (via World Cafe)

Tracklisting

(( )) for interlude music

HOUR 1

Mumford & Sons “I Will Wait” Babel
Amos Lee “The Man Who Wants You” Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song
Warren Zevon “Nighttime In The Switching Yard” Excitable Boy
((Jack Johnson “Ones & Zeros” Recorded Live for the World Cafe))
Jack Johnson “Washing Dishes” Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Jack Johnson “As I Was Saying” Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Jack Johnson “I Got You” Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Jack Johnson “Ones and Zeroes” Recorded Live for the World Cafe
((Jack Johnson “I Got You” Recorded Live for the World Cafe))
Citizen Cope “Bullet and a Target” The Clarence Greenwood Recordings
Gorillaz “Stylo” Plastic Beach
Mayer Hawthorne “The Stars are Ours” Where Does This Door Go
((Black Joe Lewis “I’m Broke” Tell ‘Em What Your Name Is))

HOUR 2

The National “Don’t Swallow The Cap” Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Caitlin Rose “Pink Rabbits” Pink Rabbits
San Fermin “Sonsick” San Fermin 
Ry Cooder & Corridos Famosos “Wooly Bully” At the Great American Music Hall
Sir Douglas Quintet “She’s About a Mover” The Best of the Sir Douglas Quintet ((Buddy Guy “Blues Don’t Care” Rhythm & Blues))
Deer Tick “The Dream’s In The Ditch” Negativity 
Pete Yorn “Strange Condition” Musicforthemorningafter
Fitz & The Tantrums “Out of My League” More Than Just a Dream
The Jam “A Town Called Malice” Compact Snap
Sam Phillips “Pretty Time Bomb” Push Any Button
((Leagues “You Belong Here” Recorded Live for the World Cafe))
Animal Collective “Summertime Clothes” Merriweather Post Pavilion
Jose James “Trouble” No Beginning No End”
Dr Dog “The Truth” B-Room
Brian Auger's Oblivion Express “Inner City Blues” Close To It
((Spiritualized “Hey Jane” Recorded Live for the World Cafe))