2019-11-25 Songs of Blackness

kenboothe-songs-of-blacknessBuy Nothing Day (aka Black Friday) prompts a show focusing not on consumption, but on a celebration of black. Black Lives Matter. And today, black songs matter. Happy Thanksgiving – #NODAPL – thanks for calling in with requests, and thanks for listening.

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Hour 1
Kobo Town
“Beautiful Soul” from Independence

Ladysmith Black Mambazo “Black is beautiful” from Wenyukela

Barefoot Divas “Wahine Whakairo” from Walk A Mile In My Shoes

Ken Boothe “Is It Because I’m Black?” from Darker Than Blue: Soul from Jamdown, 1973-1980

Syriana “Black Zil” from The Road to Damascus

Gino Sitson “Ngoyak’ (Black Feeling)” from Song Zin’… Vocadelic Tales

Vera Bila & Kale “Rat’aha Me Peske Phirav” from Kale Kalore

Stone Town Crackers “White and Black” from No. 15

The Black Seeds “One step at a time” from Solid Ground

Set break — KAOS Community Billboard

Lo’Jo “A tribute to black” from 310 Lunes, Photographie d’un objet sonore (Bonus Track Version)

Macka B “Dem Kinda Blackman” from Global Messenger

Black Bazar “Black Mani” from Black Bazar Round 2

Cacique’97 “Black gold” from We Used to Be Africans

Hour 2
Brothers of the Baladi
“Paint It Black” from Eye On the World

Cewek Matre “Black Skin” from Black Skin

Baird Hersey & Prana with Nexus “The Dance of Shining Darkness” from Chiaroscuro

Rumbamazigha “Ja Esta Be” from Rumbamazigha

Susana Baca “Zamba Malato” from Susana Baca

Bob Marley & the Wailers “Blackman Redemption” from Confrontation

¡ESSO! Afrojam Funkbeat “Cold Bed” from ¡Esso! Afrojam Funkbeat

Afrosonics “So so Na So” from People Meet Your People

Sväng “Eksyneen Tango (The Lost One’s Tango)” from Karja-La

Set break — Spin The Globe world music concert calendar

Maku Soundsystem “Canto Negro (excerpt)” from Makumbala

Debashish Bhattacharya & Bob Brozman “Konkani Memories” from Mahima

Nu Haven Kapelye “Ale Brider” from What’s Nu?

Eric Bibb & Habib Koité “Send Us Brighter Days” from Brothers In Bamako

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