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Afrobeat Flavors
Afrobeat drumming pioneer Tony Allen celebrated a birthday July 20, and STG follows that up with a survey of the contemporary Afrobeat scene, from Nigeria to Europe to the USA to some corners of the world where you might not expect to find Afrobeat groups.

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UPCOMING:

July 29: Songs of Nations
Praise, criticism, nationalism — there are many reasons musicians sing about countries. We’ll hear songs titled for countries this week, from Argentina to Zimbabwe. Your nation-song requests are welcome; Leave a note on the STG Facebook page, or call during the show at 360-867-5267.

August 5: Women of the Muslim World
From Iran to Morocco, Indonesia to Senegal, the Muslim world has fantastic women musicians, though you wouldn’t know it from mainstream media. This week we highlight a few of them, and your requests are welcome. Leave a note on the STG Facebook page, or call during the show at 360-867-5267.

August 12: Songs of Saints
The Beloved Festival is underway this weekend, which gets one to thinking sacred thoughts. Which results in one pulling together songs about saints from all over the world. Your saintly requests are welcome; Leave a note on the STG Facebook page, or call during the show at 360-867-5267.

August 19: World Music Top 10, August edition
Your monthly top 10 countdown featuring a track from each of the ten best new global releases of the last couple of months. Plus other tunes and requests in hour 2. Leave a note on the STG Facebook page, or call during the show at 360-867-5267.

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