2018-07-13 Top 10 World Music Albums, July 2018

red_baraat_sound_the_peopleHear a song from each of the ten best new world music CDs this week. Plus other new releases and old faves in hour 2.

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2018-07-06 The Birthday Show: Mandela, Sosa, Franco, Mapfumo, Kidjo, & more

globe birthday cakeAn astounding cluster of musician birthdays happens in July: Thomas Mapfumo, Franco, Mercedes Sosa, Mighty Sparrow, Angelique Kidjo, and Tony Allen. Also global figures The Dalai Lama, Nelson Mandela, and Haile Selassie. We’ll celebrate with music from the former, and about the latter. If it’s your birthday in July, happy birthday to you as well!

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2018-06-29 Liberation Mixology – Songs of Freedom & Revolution

zimbabwe revolutionThe confluence of USA Independence Day (July 4) and Thomas Mapfumo’s birthday (July 2) puts us in the mind of revolution and liberty. Music always accompanies social and political progress, and we’ll hear such songs from around the world this week.

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Hour 1
Femi Kuti
“I Wanna Be Free” from Live at the Shrine
King Chango “Revolution / Cumbia Reggae” from King Chango
Children Of The Revolution “Eleftheria (Freedom)” from Children of the Revolution
Yellow Sisters “revolution” from Singalana
Ladysmith Black Mambazo “Shosholoza” from Long Walk to Freedom
Achanak “Dushman Da Badla (Freedom from Oppression)” from 20 Years of Bhangra
Skatalites “Freedom Sounds” from From Paris With Love
Amadou Diagne “freedom” from Yakar
Playing for Change “Talkin’ bout a Revolution” from Songs Around the World

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Djivan Gasparyan & Michael Brook “Freedom” from Black Rock
Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited “Chimurenga (The War of Liberation)” from Chimurenga ’98
As de Trèfle “La Revolution” from Houlala
Tarika “Set Me Free” from Soul Makassar

Hour 2
Opium Feat. MC Raï
“Freedom Is Free (Jef Stott Super Mix)” from Samaya: A Benefit Album For Cheb i Sabbah
Christine Vaindirlis “Call to Freedom” from Dance Mama!
Elkin Robinson “Revolution Time” from Sun a Shine
Delgres “Vivre Sur la Route” from Mo Jodi
Takeifa “Macoumba” from Gass Giss
Susheela Raman “Amba” from Love Trap
Eccodek “Red, White and Mali” from Shivaboom
Dobet Gnahoré “Lobe” from Miziki

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Mulatu Astatke “Nètsanèt (Liberty)” from Éthiopiques 4. Ethio jazz & musique instrumentale 1969-1974
Kekele “Lili” from Congo Life
Ziggy Marley “Rebellion Rises” from Rebellion Rises
Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba “Xarit” from Routes
Minor Empire “Dostum Dostum” from Second Nature

2018-06-22 Songs of Fathers & other global music

Fatherhood - world musicJune 17 was Fathers Day in the USA, and we keep the honors rolling with songs about dads around the planet. Plus other global sounds, old and new.

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Hour 1
Sergio Mendes
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2018-06-15 Top 10 World Music Albums, June edition

Angelique Kidjo - Remain In LightHear a song from each of the ten best new world music CDs this week. Plus other new releases and old faves in hour 2.

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Hour 1
#10 Ziggy Marley “Circle of Peace” from Rebellion Rises

#9 Diana Purim + Eyedentity “Don’t Deny” from Many Bodies, One Mind

#8 Molly Tigre “Hello Bolly” from Molly Tigre

#7 Bombino “Imajghane (The Tuareg People)” from Deran

#6 Arat Kilo, Mamani Keita & Mike Ladd “Dia Barani” from Visions of Selam

#5 Dobet Gnahoré “Lobe” from Miziki

#4 Cumbia Chicharra “Yayabo” from Hijo de Tigre

#3 Fatoumata Diawara “Negue Negue” from Fenfo (Something to Say)

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Gao Hong and Issam Rafea “Chasing Butterflies” from Life As Is

#2 Mitra Sumara “Mosem-e Gol” from Tahdig

#1 Angelique Kidjo “The Great Curve” from Remain In Light

Chico César “Papo Cabeca” from Chico Cesar

Hour 2
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“Na Luta” from Etno Chic

Christian Kofi Mawuko “Dunia” from Sankofa Go Back to Your Roots

Hermeto Paschoal “De Natal para Mossoró” from Hermeto Pascoal e sua Visão Original do Forró

Wendo Kolosoy “Mobembo” from Marie Louise

Anne-Mari Kivimäki “Ilja” from Ilja

Korrontzi “Maria Muñeira” from Tradition 2.1

Nickodemus “Inmortales (Body Move) (feat. Fémina)” from A Long Engagement

Majid Soula “Anda” from Kid’s african Party

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Triorganico “El Campanario” from Florestánico

Anandi Bhattacharya “In Between Us” from Joys Abound

Djeneba & Fousco “regrets” from Kayeba Khasso

Imarhan “Zinizjumegh” from Temet

 

2018-06-01 Electronic Global Music

Midival PunditzWhile STG has a clear bias toward acoustic music, this week we dig into some of the compelling electronic sounds that are emanating from the far reaches of the planet. Enjoy.

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2018-05-25 A Celebration of Live Music

Ojos de Brujo liveThis weekend brings the Northwest Folklife Festival, so STG brings you its own version of a great music festival with tracks recorded live from some of our favorite artists. Consider it a warmup to Folklife, or a way to enjoy a great music festival without all the driving and crowds.

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2018-05-18 Top 10 World Music Albums, May edition

Fatoumata Diawara - FenfoHear a song from each of the ten best new world music CDs this week. Plus other new releases and old faves in hour 2.

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2018-05-11 Global Songs of Motherhood

Mothers DaySTG kicked off Mothers Day Weekend (that’s a thing, right?) with songs of motherhood from around the globe. Plus a few old favorites and new releases sprinkled in during hour 2.

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