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Spin the Globe Playlist for 7 April2006
Ravi Shankar & Indian Music

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Show Notes


Sanjoy Bandopadhyay: "Kafi Thumri"

“In our culture we have such respect for musical instruments, they are like part of God.”
-- Ravi Shankar

On Ravi Shankar's birthday, what else could we do but celebrate the spread of Indian music around the planet, from traditional to fusion? Plus a few new releases and requests.

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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.

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Artist | Song | Album | Label

hour 1
Madrigaia | Odi Odi (Tamil Song) | Viva Voce | self-released
X Crew | Heer Ranjba: X | Where's the Party, Yaar? Soundtrack | Saregama
Girish | Hanuman 2 | Shiva Machine | Ajna
* Debashish Bhattacharya | Prema Chakor (excerpt) | Calcutta Slide Guitar | Riverboat
Apache Indian | All Religions | Time for Change | API
Ragunathan, Doumbia, et. al | The Bread & The Wind | The Rhythms of Speech II | Accords Croises
The Ananda Shankar Experience w/ State of Bengal | Alma Ata | Walking On | Real World
The Bollywood Brass Band | Ramta Jogi | Rahmania | self
* Anoushka Shankar | Red Sun | Rise | Angel
Ronu Majumdar | Childhood Mischief of Krishna | Krishna's Journey | Navras
Dr. Zeus feat. Labh Janjua | Charka Chanen Da | Bombay Bhangra Club | Black Flame
* Sukshinder Shinda | Dhamiwala Da Dhol | Bhangra Beatz | Naxos World

hour 2
Ravi Shankar | Raga Mishra Gara (excerpt) | Spirit of India | Chhanda Dhara
Charles Lloyd, Zakir Hussain & Eric Harland | Little Peace | Sangam | ECM
Susheela Raman | Idi Samayam | Music for Crocodiles | Narada
* Word-Beat | Kamiole | The Soul Dances | T&T
Three Altos | Ise Oluwa | Camaradas | self
* Richard Bona | Calcabao De Copacabana | Tiki | Decca
Cesaria Evora | Saiona D'Vinte Amo (20-year-old Big Skirt) | Rogamar | Bluebird
Zakir Hussain | Tal Vadya Kutcheri in Adi Taol (excerpt) | In Memory of Alla Rakha, the Wizard of Tabla | Chhanda Dhara
Shankar | unnamed track 4 | Raga Aberi | Music of the World
Yeshe | No Woman No Cry | World Citizen | Dog My Cat
* Refugee All Stars | Let We Do We Own | Living Like a Refugee | SodaSoap
Ravi Shankar | Raga Miniature | The Essential Ravi Shankar | Legacy

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

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