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Spin the Globe Playlist for 14 November 2008
music of Kenya + Miriam Makeba tribute


A celebration of the half-heritage of the USA's president-elect, with Kenyan music from traditional drumming to benga to, well, whatever we run across. If you want to get a leg up in your understanding of Kenyan music, read this. Also this week a tribute to Miriam Makeba, who passed on this week and left a huge influence in music and culture. Plus new releases and concert previews.


Our limited-time show archives are now located on the blog SoundRoots.org -- along with lots of other great global music and information.

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 Calabash.


Artist - Song - Album

hour 1
Jabali Afrika - Tandi feat. Cosmas Sindani - Rootsganza
Kenge Kenge - Otenga - Introducing Kenge Kenge
Suzzana Owiyo - Mama Africa - Mama Africa
Athman bin Khamis - Coconut Pickers Song - Kenya & Tanzania: Witchcraft & Ritual Music
Hardstone - Uhiki (Pinye’s Remix) - African Groove
Kakai Kilongo & les Kilimambogo Brothers - Wanawake Wachawi - Best of Kakai Volume Two
Kalamashaka - Ni Wakati - Rough Guide to African Rap
Mamadi Kaba - Ballingaka N’Gai - Africa Jole
Nyota Ndogo - Chereko - Rough Guide to Kenya
Ayub Ogada - Wa Winjigo Ero - En Mana Kuoyo
Sila & Afrofunk Experience - Malaika - Live
Extra Golden - Obama - Here Ma Nono

hour 2
Chocquibtown - Somos Pacifico - Rough Guide to Colombian Street Party
Rafael Manriquez - Deja la vida volar / Let life fly - Que viva el canto! Songs of Chile
Mayra Andrade - Tunuka - Navega
Miriam Makeba - Click Song - Reflections
Miriam Makeba - Pata Pata 2000 - New World Party
Angelique Kidjo - Malaika - Keep On Moving
Lucky Dube - Different Colours - Restospective
Sergio Mendes - Odo-Ya w/Carlinhos Brown - Encanto
Ablaye Cissoko + Volker Goetze - Lountang - Sira
Cordero - Ruleta Rusa - De Donde Eres
Figli Di Madre Ignota - Nema Problema Tourist - Fez Club
Oana Catalina Chitu - Aprinde o Tigara - Bucharest Tango
Youssoupha Sidibe - Pekheme Yalla - Xelkom

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

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