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Spin the Globe Playlist for 25 June 2004
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Summer Songs : Children of the Revolution interview : New Releases : +


Show Notes:
Very summery show this week, with lots of songs about and evoking sun, sweat, and the tropics. Just the thing after the weather teased us with near-90s temperatures last week, only to retreat to the 60s in the last few days. Also played some new releases (see the reviews page for more) and talked with Vassili of Children of the Revolution about their newest CD, Revolution, their Seattle show tomorrow, and his musical philosophy.

# Our cover song of the week was back with a vengeance - and it brought friends! We heard Bakra Bata's version of Lord Kitchner's "Gimme de Ting," Brazil and Beyond's cover of "Eleanor Rigby" and the sublime Lila Downs retooling the Mexican classic "La Cucaracha." For that matter, we also had a cover of Fela's "Shakara/Lady Part Two" - what a busy day for the CSOTW!

Artist
Song
Album
Label
Sawt El Atlas Le Soleil de ma Vie (The Sunshine of my Life) Donia Tinder
Te Vaka Tutuki Tutuki Spirit of Play
Miriam Makeba Click Song Reflections Heads Up
Enzo Avitabile & Bottari Carry the Sun Inside Save the World Wrasse
Vieux Diop Mouille (Sweat) Afrika Wassa Triloka
Cheikh Lo, Les Nubians, etc. Shakara/Lady Part Two Red Hot + Riot MCA
Tartit Tihar Bayatin Festival in the Desert World Village
3 Canal Blue Hot Caribbean Hits Rituals / Victory World
Bakra Bata Gimme de Ting Blessings in Disguise self
Brazil and Beyond Eleanor Rigby Beatles self
* Angelique Kidjo Seyin Djro Oyaya! Columbia
* Children of the Revolution Angels de Bolivia Liberation World Music 2000
* Lila Downs La Cucaracha One Blood / Una Sangare EMI
Sally Nyolo Ngalibeng Zaione Lusafrica
Children of the Revolution Ragizi Apopse (Broken Pieces) Greece: A Musical Odyssey Putumayo

* Interview with Vassili, lead singer of Children of the Revolution (with excerpts from their songs "Ragizi Apopse / Broken Pieces" and "The Road Song")

Children of the Revolution Jonathan Liberation World Music 2000
Golden Sounds Band Maisha Swahili Rumba Naxos World
Hubert Porter Dry Weather House Mento Madness V2
* Tarika Koba (Franglais Remix) 10: Beasts, Ghosts & Dancing with History Triloka / Artemis
Ozomatli Te Estoy Buscando Street Signs Concord

 

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