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Spin the Globe Playlist for 3 October 2003

World music "oldies" (and a few new releases)

* = Specific listener request/response

Artist
Song
Album
Label
Miriam Makeba Pata Pata (1967) Pata Pata Reprise
Mandingo Griot Society Africa (1978) Mandingo Griot Society Flying Fish
*Lijadu Sisters Come on Home (1984) Double Trouble Shanachie
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham Vnade Mataram (1952) Anand Math Soundtrack  
*Ofra Haza Im Nin'alu (1987) Fifty Gates of Wisdom: Yemenite Songs Shanachie
Papa Wemba Ebale Mbonge 1ère (1977-78) La Naisance de l'orchestre V.L.M. de P.W., Vol. 1 Ngoyarto
Stewart Copeland with Ray Lema Liberté (1985) The Rhythmatist A&M
Oniké Bushwoman (1985) Go South Meadowlark
*Orchestre Baobab Gnawou (1980) Bamba Sterns Africa
Bokoor Band Yaka Duru (1978) Electric Highlife Naxos World
M'Bilia Bel Lizanga Bambanda (1984) Bameli Soy Shanachie
Ngoma Dunduri Tumkimiree Simba (1930) Echoes of Africa: Early Recordings Wergo
Nelcy Sedibe Holotelani (1987) The Indestructible Beat of Soweto Shanachie
Fela Kuti Government Chicken Boy (1985) Army Arrangement Yaba / Celluloid
*Jeff Mulenga & the Explosives Journey to Kasama (1976) Sounds of Zambia Vol. 2 Mondo Music
Sum Alvarinho Cacau (1982) 1975-1995 Independencia Tinder

and some newer stuff...

#Articolo 31 #Come Una Pietra Scalciata (Like a Rolling Stone) Masked and Anonymous Soundtrack Columbia
Ozomatli Mi Gente Coming Up advance EP Concord
Daúde Alá-Lá-Ô Neguinha te amo Real World
Daúde Uma Neguinha Neguinha te amo Real World
Jamaica United Rise Up Music of the World Cup '98 Columbia
Fernanda Abreu & M.V. Bill Tudo Vale a Pena Drop the Debt World Village
Daniele Sepe Happy End Anime Candide Felmay

 

Show Notes: It's a delight to dig into my personal archives and those of the station and share some of the "oldies." Some of the recordings are a far cry from the clear, crisp danceable tracks usually heard on Spin the Globe, but without some of the ethnomusicoligists' recordings as "the west" encountered new cultures, our musical history would be much poorer. Many selections didn't make it to air, so I'll have to do more of these in the future. And it's interesting to not that while Paul Simon had his big worldish hit with Graceland in 1986, Stewart Copeland (of the Police) released his delightful African rhythm-oriented album The Rhythmatist a full year earlier.

# Our cover song of the week was a delightful Bob Dylan cover, one of several worldish covers found on the Masked and Anonymous soundtrack.

 

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