My Playlist airs Saturdays at 9 a.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. on CBC Music, and Wednesdays at 11 p.m. on CBC Radio 1. If you can't catch it over the airwaves, you can re-listen to past episodes right here.
Juno nominated singer and songwriter Zaki Ibrahim has a style like no other. Zaki is the kind of artist who only makes music she can "feel". And that passion is what makes it easy for her to be patient and avoid compromising her sound. Take a listen as Zaki shares some of the most influential songs and artists that have shaped her eclectic musical approach.
Sheila E., “The Glamorous Life”
Mtume, “Juicy Fruit”
Sheila Chandra, “One”
Tonto’s Expanding Head Band, “Cybernaut”
Glenn Lewis, “Don’t You Forget It”
Rascalz, “Northern Touch” ft. Kardinal Offishall, Thrust, Choclair & Checkmate
Hugh Masekela, “The Boy’s Doin’ It”
Tanika Charles, “I Am Your Woman”
Jully Black, “Rally 'N’” ft. Saukrates
Great vocals, amazing guitarist and the heart of a poet is a good way to describe Terra Lightfoot. Tune in as she shares some of her favourite songs, and explains the stories and connection she has with them.
David Wilcox, “Do the Bearcat”
Whitehorse, “I'm On Fire”
Bruce Cockburn, “Wondering Where the Lions Are”
Sam Weber, “I Wander Around in the Dark”
Freddie King, “Going Down”
The Wood Brothers, “Two Places”
Daniel Lanois, “Sonho Dourado<
Joel Plaskett, “Fashionable People”
William Crighton, “Jesus Blues”
Charlotte Cornfield, “Big Volcano, Small Town”
Jackson Browne, “Running on Empty”
Actor, writer and co-lead singer with the band Stars - Torquil Campbell shares his favourite songs on My Playlist. Torquil Campbell definitely has more than his fair share of the talent pie, find out what songs and which artists have influenced his musical journey.
Prefab Sprout, “Appetite”
Roy Orbison, “It Wasn’t Very Long Ago”
Kon Kan, “I Beg Your Pardon (I Never Promised You a Rose Garden)”
Nicholas Krgovich, “Let’s Take the Car Out”
Mary Margaret O’hara, “Body’s in Trouble”
Duke Ellington, “Lost in the Night”
The Dears, “Lost in the Plot”
Faith Healer, “Again”
Jay Som, “Baybee”
Portable, “Surrender” ft. LCIO
The Go-Betweens, “Streets of Your Town”
Mo Kenney has a very unique style that comes through effortlessly in her music. Musical and often deceptively singable is a great way to describe a Mo Kenney song. Take a listen as this rising star shares the music and artists that have influenced her along the way.
Joel Plaskett, “Come on Teacher”
Timber Timbre, “Black Water”
Elliott Smith, “Needle in the Hay”
The Shins, “Caring is Creepy”
Patrick Watson, “Close to Paradise”
The Rolling Stones, “Street Fighting Man”
Hannah Georgas, “Enemies”
Dave Marsh, “The Way We Live Today”
Unknown Mortal Orchestra, “Multi-Love”
Joni Mitchell, “Carey”
Fortunate Ones, the Canadian folk duo known for their harmonies that sound like two voices fused into one. Before they were writing songs with insightful lyrics that sear into your mind, they were aspiring musicians from opposites sides of Newfoundland. Listen as Catherine Allan and Andrew O'Brien share their favorite playlist and the stories behind them.
Amy Winehouse, “Valerie”
Amelia Curran, “Years”
Wilco, “Heavy Metal Drummer”
Jenn Grant, “Bring Me a Rose”
Cat Stevens, “Oh Very Young”
Hawksley Workman, “No Sissies”
Don Brownrigg, “In It”
The Barr Brothers, “Even the Darkness Has Arms”
Bahamas, “Opening Act (Shooby Dooby song)”
Ron Sexsmith, “Hands of Time”
Jill Barber, “Legacy”
Carlos Del Junko
Mulitple Maple Blues award winner Carlos Del Junko shares his personal playlist
Elizabeth Shepherd, “Midnight Sun”
Gillian Welch, “Dear Someone”
Serena Ryder, “Boo Hoo”
Mendelson Joe, “Dance With Joe”
The Bad Plus, “Layin' A Strip For The Higher-Self State Line”
Meaghan Smith, “A Little Love”
Kelly Joe Phelps, “Lass Of Loch Royale”
Trio Globo, “Street Corner”
Alex Cuba Band, “Humo de Tabaco”
Oscar Peterson, “The Sheik of Araby”
International Celtic fusion artist Loreena McKennitt shares the tracks that shaped her life and career.
Steve Poltz proves he's one-of-a-kind.
Ewan and Sam from The Sheepdogs
Ewan and Sam of The Sheepdogs share some of their favourite tunes.
Organizer, activist and jazz musician Molly Johnson shares some of her favourite songs on My Playlist.
West coast icon Shari Ulrich shares her favourite tracks and fabulous stories to go with them.
The smart and energetic Scott Helman talks about the music that shaped his life and career.
Lynn Miles shares some of her favourite tracks including a song by her mom!
East Coast Rocker Matt Mays shares the tracks that matter most to him.
Said the Whale
Tyler Bancroft and Ben Worchester, the two founding members of Vancouver's Said the Whale create their perfect playlist.
Kid Koala takes us on a musical journey of the songs that mean the most to him and have inspired his own sound.
Walk Off The Earth's Sarah Blackwood shares her most inspirational songs
My Playlist with Alejandra Ribera
My Playlist with Basia Bulat
My Playlist with Bruce Cockburn
Tegan and Sara
My Playlist with Tegan and Sara
My Playlist with Crystal Shawanda
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