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Spin the Globe Playlist for 19 August 2005
World Music of Death

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Free mp3 song of the week
Show Notes


This week's free & legal mp3
"Mon Yok Sop" by Udom Silapin na Chiang Mai (more Thai funeral songs here)


Around the world, people use music to mark the passing of people from this world. This week Spin the Globe sampled some of those songs from a variety of traditions, including modern and traditional ritual songs from Palestine, Madagascar, Mexico, Taiwan, and beyond.

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

* Tania Libertad Funeral del Labrador Negro Color World Village
Keith Mahone Bird Song Dancing with the Dead Ellipsis Arts
Rim Banna Faris 'Odeh The Mirrors of My Soul KKV
Adzido Gule Wamkulu Sacred Music of the World ARC
Antanosy & Mahafaly artists Kalokalo Dancing with the Dead Ellipsis Arts
Soweto String Quartet Pavan for a Dead Princess Our World BMG Africa
Marsada Sihutur Sanggul Pulo Samosir Dub Up
Ndere Troupe Twali Bangi Kikwabanga: Songs and Dances from the Land of Ngaali Pan
Lila Downs Uno Muerte Tree of Life Narada
unnamed artists Funeral Dance Kenya & Tanzania: Witchcraft & Ritual Music Nonesuch Explorer
Daran Kravanh Death's Embrace Music Through the Dark self
Rossy Zana Drazana One Eye on the Future / One Eye on the Past Shanachie
* Savina Yannatou Pinguli Pinguli Giovacchinu / La Purtuni (The Door) Mediterranea Sounds True
Eureka Brass Band Sing On Dancing with the Dead Ellipsis Arts
hour 2:
* Talike Where Are You Women CARE KKV
Pink Martini Lilly Hang On Little Tomato Heinz
Herbie Hancock w/ Santana & Angelique Kidjo Safiatou Possibilities Hear
Mfa Kera & Mike Russell Hello Fellas' Afro Soul - Black Heritage Black Heritage
Lagbaja Skentele Skontolo Africano  
Baaba Maal Africans Unite Palm World Voices: Baaba Maal / Senegal Palm Pictures
Cuchata Trembeleche Cuchata Eleggua Records
Yerba Buena Bilingual Girl Island Life Razor & Tie
Beth Carvalho Folhas Secas The Tourh Guide to Brazil: Rio De Janeiro World Music Network
Kama Sutra Climbing a Tree Kama Sutra Casa de Musica
Freshlyground Mowbray Kaap Nomvula Freeground / BMG
Jamshied Sharifi Anahita Will Sustain You A Prayer for the Soul of Layla Alula
Badi Assad Asa Branca (White Wing) Verde Edge Music
Amadou & Mariam Politic Amagni Dimanche a Bamako Nonesuch

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

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