Spin the Globe World Music

Spin the Globe Playlist for 4 August 2006
World Music in English

* = Specific listener request/response

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Show Notes


An Nasr
"Muslim Rap"

“I speak two languages, Body and English.”
-Mae West

Spin The Globe usually includes many songs in languages we don't speak. Today, it's back to the mother tongue, with songs from all over the world sung partly, if not wholly, in English. Sing along!

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

Artist | Song | Album | Label

hour 1
Richard Khuzami | Mayflower Daughter-Marrakesh Lover | Fused
Palm Wine Boys | It's Important | Up & Down
Yawo | Celebrate Life | Celebrate - Mia dua gbe
Jennifer Jones & Hugh Masekela | Father of Our Nationn | Palm World Voices: Mandela
Quetzal | This Is My Home| Worksongs
Omar Torrez | Dog Heart | Dynamisto!
Chicago Afrobeat Project | Zambi | Chicago Afrobeat Project
Chicago Afrobeat Project | Crunch | Chicago Afrobeat Project
Vusi Mahlasela & Louis Mhlanga | Fountain | Life at the Bass Line
Sara Tavares | One Love | Balance
Schael Sick Brass Band | Selam Selam | Kesh Mesh
Ska Cubano | Ay Caramba! | Ay Caramba!

hour 2
Habana Abierta | Como Soy Cubano | Boomerang
Jose Carlos II & his Bambamoleque Band | Afroxe | BR#DK
* Ladysmith Black Mambazo | Nomathemba | Live at Montreux
Word-Beat | Balafon | The Soul Dances
Think of One | Flor d'Agua | Trafico
Toubab Krewe | Mali Sadjo | Toubab Krewe
Erik Marchand et les Balkaniks | Ar Bloaz Daou Vil part 2 | Pruna
Mark Barnwell | Tangos | Passionata
* Toumani Diabate's Symmetric Orchestra | Africa Challenge | Boulevard de L'Independance
Wawali Bonane | Amitie | Resolve
The Kosher Red Hots | Der Alter Tsigayner (The Old Gypsy) | One with Everthing on It

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

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