2015-05-01 World Music of Work and Workers

May Day musiciansIt’s May Day, a great time to celebrate workers. This show features global-flavored songs about work and workers from all over the Earth.

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Hour 1
Vieux Diop
“Mouille (Sweat)” from Afrika Wassa

James Whetzel “Workers Club Odessa” from Man With a Movie Camera (Original Soundtrack)

Djur Djura “A Seltan Nat Maslaht (King of the Broom)” from Voice of Silence

Kasumai “Le Travail (Work)” from Senegal – Urban Rhythms

Mossu T e lei Jovents “Labour Song” from Home Sweet Home

Hugh Masekela “Working Underground” from Revival

Group of Mbuti women “Honey-Gathering Song” from Mbuti Pygmies of the Ituri Rainforest

Afrida Marimba Band “Pay My Bills” from Buyele Ekhaya

Set break — KAOS Community Billboard

Roots Tonic Meets Bill Laswell “Employees Must Wash Your Hands” from Roots Tonic Meets Bill Laswell

Lila Downs “Medley: Pastures of Plenty/This Land Is Your Land/Land” from Border/La Linea

Johnny Clegg & Juluka “Work for All” from Work for All

Hour 2
Urban Turban
“Overtime” from Overtime

Farmers Market “Meanwhile Back At the Agricultural Workers Collective” from Surfin’ USSR

Freshlyground “Working Class” from Radio Africa

Rana Santacruz “La Plaza de la Flor (The Flower Plaza)” from Por Ahi

Axel Krygier “Marinerito” from Hombre de Piedra

Ludovico Einaudi “Tonio Yima/Rirollala” from Taranta Project

Cesaria Evora “Ligereza” from Greatest Hits

Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba “Bassekouni” from Ba Power

Tamikrest “Fassous Tarahnet (Live)” from Taksera (Live)

Set break — Spin The Globe world music concert calendar

Caçamba “Baiao Apumado” from Batendo Cancelas

Coco Mbassi “Mande” from JOA

Youssou N’Dour “Bololene” from Dakar – Kingston

Richard Bona “Couscous” from This Is Richard Bona

Seckou Keita “N’doké (Little Bro)” from 22 Strings

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