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Spin the Globe Playlist for 9 April 2004
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Egypt + interview with Mamadou Conde of Les Ballets Africains


Show Notes:
It's not just bellydancing music. In fact, we never really got to the bellydancing music. Egypt is replete with musical treasures, and we heard a few today. For a great description of instruments used in Egypt and the Midde East, see www.al-bab.com. To learn about Raqs Sharqi-Middle Eastern Dance (often called "bellydancing") see the detailed descriptions at www.spiritdancer.co.uk.
In hour two, we talked via phone (from a roadside in Montana) with Mamadou Conde of Guinea's Les Ballets Africains, which performs April 11 in Seattle and April 12 in Tacoma.

# Our cover song of the week was a cut off of Caetano Veloso's new CD of American songs A Foreign Sound, which also includes his interpretations of Bob Dylan's "It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)," Nirvana's "Come As You Are," and the ever-annoying "Feelings."

Artist
Song
Album
Label
Oum Kalthoum Hob A (excerpt) Best of Oum Kalthoum ?
Sheikh Ahmad Al-Tuni The Name of the Creator Upper Egypt Long Distance
* Amr Diab Nour el Ain Tea in Marrakech Sterns/Earthworks
Mohamed Naiem Raqs el Khayyalah (Dancing of the Horses) Master of the Arabian Flute ARC
Hamza El Din Desse Barama (Peace) Africa North World Class
Hossam Ramzy El Hawzi Africa North World Class
Mahmoud Fadl The 2nd Night in Mohamed 'Ali Street The Drummers of the Nile in Town - Cairosonic Piranha
* Ali Hassan Kuban Mabruk The Rough Guide to Ali Hassan Kuban World Music Network
Samy El Bably Asrar el Ein Sahara Groove ARC
Nabi Camara Fula Fare Lagni-Sussu Naby Camara Productions
hour 2 - interview, Ghana, new releases, & requests

* interview with Mamadou Conde of Guinea's Les Ballets Africains

Djeli Moussa Diawara Nyalade The Journey Jericho Beach
* Alpha Yaya Diallo Democratie Flamenkora Melodie
Wasis Diop Ramatu (album version) Everything Is Never Quite Enough Triloka / Artemis
Phyllis Addison Om Sri Da Seven Gifts Phyllis Addison
* Bollywood Brass Band Mehndi Lagake Rakhna (Keep the Henna on Your Hands) Bollywood Brass Band Emergency Exit Arts
Tribo de Jah No Extremo da Ilha Guerreiros da Tribo Indie Records
* Caetano Veloso # Jamaica Farewell # A Foreign Sound Universal
De Lata Serious Serious Palm

 

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