2012-05-04 Egypt Meets Mexico

May 4 marks the birthday of Oum Kulthoum, and May 5 is the Mexican-inspired global party known as Cinco de Mayo, so we celebrates the best of both with a show ping-ponging between Egypt and Mexico. Plus a heap of new releases in hour 2.  Mexico Meets Egypt - on Spin The Globe world music radio

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Hour 1
Ali Hassan Kuban
“Henna” from Rough Guide to the Music of Egypt

Lila Downs “Justica” from Shake Away

Oum Kalthoum “Hadeeth Al Rouh (excerpt)” from La diva de l’Orient

Nati Cano’s Mariachi Los Camperos “Arboles De La Barranca (The Trees of the Ravine)” from Viva el Mariachi!

El Tanbura “Sar A Lay” from The Rough Guide to North African Cafe

Perla Batalla “Cuando Sale La Luna” from Discoteca Batalla

Salah Ragab & The Cairo Jazz Band “Egypt Strut” from Egyptian Jazz (Remastered)

Los de Abajo “EL Loco” from Cybertropic Chilango Power

Alnubia Band “Kobana” from Egypt Noir

Correo Aereo “La Petenera (Mexico)” from Provinces

Mahmoud Fadl “Jibal Al Nuba (Mountains of Nuba)” from Nubian Travels: The Drummers of the Nile Go South

Los Aguas Aguas “Dónde Este Viernes” from Easy And Tropical Machine

Sayed Balaha “ChaCha at the Pyramids” from Rio de JaCairo

Radio Jarocho “Conga Libre” from Cafe Cafe

Hour 2
Angelique Kidjo
“Afrika” from Spirit Rising

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars “Mampama” from Radio Salone

Bonga “Boto Boto” from Hora Kota

Boban i Marko Marković Orkestar “Voz” from Golden Horns

Mahsa & Marjan Vahdat “Garden of Visions” from Twinklings of Hope

Minor Empire “Sen Bu Yaylalari Yaylayamazsin” from Second Nature

The Mamaku Project “Rhino Attaque” from Mal de Terre

Mory Kante “Saratan” from La Guinéenne

The Bombay Royale “Phone Baje Na” from You Me Bullets Love

Baluji Shrivastav & Re-Orient “Celebration” from Undiscovered Time

Laakko Sailiner & Väärä Raha “Maltashan” from Yö Rovaniemellä

Ebo Taylor “Abonsam” from Appia Kwa Bridge

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