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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.Spin The Globe poster 2011

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UP NEXT:  July 20: Music from French Africa
Shifted things around this week to celebrate the French World Cup victory, and particularly to highlight the music of the countries from which the immigrant players came or to which they have family ties: Congo, Cameroon, Guinea, Algeria, Mauritania, Senegal, Togo, Mali, Angola, and Morocco.

July 27: 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.

August 3: Summery Songs
A mix of warm and summery sounds from around the planet. Your requests are welcome: call during the show at 360-259-1682, or leave a note on the STG Facebook page at facebook.com/spintheglobe

August 10: World Music to Inspire
The Beloved Festival is taking place in Oregon this weekend. I’ll take the opportunity to spin some of the global music — both secular and sacred — that I find inspiring. Your requests are welcome: call during the show at 360-259-1682, or leave a note on the STG Facebook page at facebook.com/spintheglobe

August 17: Top 10 World Music Albums, August 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.

August 24: Music of Immigrants & Refugees
As long as immigrants and refugees are being used as political scapegoats, we’ll keep highlighting their music (and if you want to join me for lunch, I’d be happy to highlight their food!). Your requests are welcome: call during the show at 360-259-1682, or leave a note on the STG Facebook page at facebook.com/spintheglobe

August 31: TBA
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