2019-04-26 – GLobal Songs of Trees

It’s Arbor Day in the USA, and STG celebrates with songs about trees around the planet, from mango trees to nut trees to the tree of life. Everyone seems to like singing about our friends the trees. Plus a few new releases and old faves.

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Hour 1
Tony Allen            One Tree            Lagos No Shaking

Ozomatli            Trees            Ozomatli Presents Ozokidz

Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano            El Framboyán            Tradición, Arte y Pasión

Ghandaia            Tree of Life            Evolución

Uakti            Arvore Da Vida (Tree Of Life)            Uakti

Calypso Rose            Underneath the Mango Tree            So Calypso !

Congress-Woman Malinda Jackson Parker            Precious Palm Tree            Tubman Goodtype Songs of Liberia – EP

The Melodians            Little Nut Tree            The Return of the Melodians

E.T. Mensah & The Tempos            The Tree and the Monkey            King of Highlife: Anthology

Duo En            Whispering Trees            En: Affinity

Kevin Brown Moussa Kouyate            The Shade Tree            Kora Blues

Cemil Qocgiri            Dara Goze (Walnut Tree)            Zalal

Reem Kelani            Song of the Olive Tree            Celebrating Subversion

Fanfara Tirana & Transglobal Underground            Weeping Willow Tree            Kabatronics (Bonus Track Version)

Hour 2
Lila Downs            Arbol de la Vida            Tree of Life

Jayme Stone & Mansa Sissoko            Tree to Tree            Africa to Appalachia

Capercaillie            The Tree            Beautiful Wasteland

FolkBeat RF            Nut Tree            In Mixt

Trad.Attack!            Imepuu • Magic Tree            Kullakarva

Idris Elba            Tree (feat. Audra Mae & Cody ChesnuTT)            Idris Elba Presents mi Mandela

Toma Sidibé            Mystic Tree            Bal poussière

Gao Hong            Green Willow Tree            Pipa Potluck: Lutes Around the World

Taina Asili            Plant the Seed            Resiliencia

Soul Bang’s            Yelenna            Yelenna

Taffetas            Bintan Bolo Lala            Fanta

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