UP NEXT: June 22: Global Songs of Fathers
June 17 is Fathers Day in the USA, and we keep the honors rolling with songs about dads around the planet. Your requests are welcome: drop a note on the STG FB page, or call during the show: 360-867-5267.
June 26: Sundrenched
Your STG host will be filling in on KAOS’s Sundrenched show this week. Tune in 10-noon for great global tunes from warm places.
June 29: Liberation Mixology
The confluence of USA Independence Day (July 4) and Thomas Mapfumo’s birthday (July 2) puts us in the mind of revolution and liberty. Music always accompanies social and political progress, and we’ll hear such songs from around the world this week. Your requests are welcome: drop a note on the STG FB page, or call during the show: 360-867-5267.
July 6: World Music Birthday Show
An astounding cluster of musician birthdays happens in July: Thomas Mapfumo, Franco, Mercedes Sosa, Mighty Sparrow, Angelique Kidjo, and Tony Allen. Also global figures The Dalai Lama, Nelson Mandela, and Haile Selassie. We’ll celebrate with music from the former, and about the latter. If it’s your birthday in July, make a request! Drop a note on the STG FB page, or call during the show: 360-867-5267.
July 13: Top 10 World Music CDs, July edition
Hear a song from each of the ten best new world music CDs this week. Plus other new releases and old faves in hour 2.
July 20: AfroJazz
It’s the birthday of legendary drummer Tony Allen today. We celebrated his birthday a couple weeks ago, and today we’ll celebrate one of the musical styles he’s dug into (besides, of course, afrobeat). Tune in for a wildly varied exploration of African jazz, from Ethiopia to Nigeria to South Africa.
July 27: TBA