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Spin the Globe Playlist for 15 July 2005
World Music Cover Songs + requests, show previews, new releases

* = Specific listener request/response

Free mp3 song of the week
Show Notes

German-born, Chile-based Senor Coconut (aka Atom Heart, aka Uwe Schmidt) takes loungy Latin music to new heights. In a very different vein, Guy Mendilow is a Boston-based artist who blends berimbau, throat-singing, and other instruments. (Check his web site for more free song downloads!)

free & legal mp3s of the week
"Showroom Dummies" and "Beat It" by Senor Coconut
"Simple Gifts" by Guy Mendilow
(click song to download; artist for more info)


This week on Spin the Globe, world music versions of well-known tunes, from silly to sublime to bizarre. All that plus summer concert previews, and your requests.

See Spin the Globe's CD Reviews for reviews and info on new releases. Most of the music played on Spin the Globe is available on CD at cdRoots.com or CD Universe or via mp3 downloads at the Calabash.

* indicates specific listener response/request

* James Whetzel Masters of W (remake) Seattle Beats EP self
Lila Downs Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps Border Narada
Super Eagles Hey Jude Senegambian Sensation RetroAfric
* Nenes No Woman, No Cry Cover the World Putumayo
Rachid Taha Rock El Casbah Tekitoi Wrasse
* Easy Star All Stars Time, feat. Corey Harris & Ranking Joe Dub Side of the Moon Easy Star
Nasio with Drummie Zeb Gotta Serve Somebody Is It Rolling Bob? RAS
Shang Shang Typhoon Let It Be Shang Shang Typhoon 2 Epic / Sony
Klazz Brothers & Cuba Percussion Salsa No. V Classic Meets Cuba Sony
Fanfare Ciocarlia 007 (James Bond Theme) Gili Garabdi Asphalt Tango
Natacha Atlas You Only Live Twice (edit) Best of Natacha Atlas Mantra
* autorickshaw A Night in Tunesia Four Higher Tala-Wallah
* Brothers of the Baladi Paint It Black Eye on the World Berkshire Snow Music
Baba Yaga Back in the USSR Secret Combination FONO
* Nawal Hima The Voice of Comoros Art'et Moin
Ry Cooder Chinito Chinito Chavez Ravine Nonesuch
Martires del Compas Tocala Sam No Papeles / No Papers World Village
Grupo Fantasma Montero Movimiento Popular Aire Sol
Tiempo Libre Esa Mujer Arroz con Mango Shanachie
Yerba Buena El Burrito Island Life Razor & Tie
Bakra Bata What a Wonderful World Blessings in Disguise self
Romashka Shimdiggy Romashka self
Quetzal This Is My Home Worksongs Vanguard
Issa Bagayogo Kanadianfan Sya Six Degrees
Waldemar Bastos Menina Pretaluz / Blacklight Luaka Bop

Most of the music played on Spin the Globe is available at cdRoots.com or CD Universe or the calabash.

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