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Spin the Globe Playlist for 19 December 2003
* = Specific listener request/response

Best World Music of 2003 / Holiday Tunes, & More

Artist
Song
Album
Label
Raquy Danziger Dust Dust Raquy Music
Ojos de Brujo Intro / Tiempo de Solea Bari La Fabrica de Colores
Susheela Raman Amba Love Trap Narada
Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra (feat. Mayra Vega) Che Che Cole Makossa EP (vinyl) Daptone Records
*Shirim Klezmer Orchestra Dance of the Dreydls Klezmer Nutcracker Newport Classics
The Blue Hawaiians Jungle Bells Christmas on Big Island Restless Records
*Bakra Bata Rat Race Get Up And Dance Bakra Bata
Casper Love Life advance single from the upcoming CD Honor the People Third Mesa
Operatica Nutcrackeratica Christmas Classics E-Magine
*Salsa Celtica Cumbia Celtica El Agua de la Vida Greentrax
Airto Moreira Let It Out Let It In Life After That Narada
Bobi Cespedes Obatala Rezos Six Degrees
*El Sa'ad & Abu-Habib Jr. 12 Arabian Nights Blame It On Christmas Vol. 1 Schoolkids
*Ini Kimoze All I Want for Christmas A Putumayo World Christmas Putumayo
*Solomon & Socalled Gasn Nign Hiphopkhasene Piranha
*Besh o droM Szeles Vilag (Big Wide World) Can't Make Me Asphalt Tango
*Mynta Jaane Kya Hua Teabreak Riverside
*Topo Gigio Noche de Paz (selection) Navidad con Topo Gigio Discos Cisne
Three Weissmen Schlepp the Halls with Loaves of Hallah Blame It On Christmas Vol. 1 Schoolkids
Soweto String Quartet # Take Five # Our World BMG Africa
*Oliver Mtukudzi Hear Me Lord The Oliver Mtukudzi Collection: The Tuku Years Putumayo
Jay Dee (Judith Wambura Mbibo) Usiusemee Moyo Binti (Daughter) A'mish
King Sunny Ade Adena Ike The Best of the Classic Years Shanachie
*Miriam Makeba Masakhane Homeland Putumayo
Yaya Diallo Gifono Live at Club Soda Onzou
Shirim Klezmer Orchestra Kozatsky 'til You Dropsky Klezmer Nutcracker Newport Classics

 

Show Notes: Lots of response to this week's combination of great 2003 releases and holiday songs. Happy Christmas to those of you who celebrate it. Gesund Hanukah and Joyous Kwanzaa to others; and may the rest of you just have wonderfully spicy, relaxing holidays.

# Our cover song of the week was the Soweto String Quartet's reggae version of the jazz classic "Take Five." This CD just in, but from what I've heard, it may be SSQ's most diverse and strongest of their five CDs.

 

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