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Spin the Globe Playlist for 8 May 2009
Kids' Global Music


World music by and for kids this week, with previews of the Giant Magnet Festival (formerly the Seattle International Children's Festival - see Calendar). Plus an interview with Giant Magnet producing director Brian Faker about the festival, its new identity, and this year's performers.


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
Zap Mama - Zap Bebes - Ancestry in Progress
An Chang Project - We Are Happy: Perfect Tense - Monkey Harmonizing Songs
Angelique Kidjo - Battu - African Playground
Tomas Gubitsch et al - Toma que toma - Songs of Innocence
Bakra Bata - Happy People - Get Up and Dance
Thomas Mapfumo - Serevende / Without End - The Best of Thomas Mapfumo
LeBeha Boys - Gunjai - LeBaha Drumming
Anguilla children - There’s a Brown Girl in the Ring - Caribbean Voyage: Brown Girl in the Ring
Viva Killisly Chachati & Katia Cardenal - Nami / Angel - Lullabies from the Axis of Evil
Shara’a Simsim - Traditional Game Song - Sesame Street Playground
Kilimani Sesame - Don’t Be Sad Song - Sesame Street Playground
Oreka TX - Adabegi - Quercus Endorphina
Samite - Webake - African Lullaby
Pink Martini - Lily - Hang On Little Tomato
Les P’tits Loups du Jazz - L’Otorhinoceros - Animal Playground
Lokua Kanza - Good Bye - Toyebi Te

hour 2
Flight of the Conchords - Foux du Fafa - Flight of the Conchords
Zap Mama - African Diamond feat. Tony Allen & Meshell Ndegeocello - ReCreation
Inbar Bakal - Hallelujah - Inbar Bakal
Kari Iveland - Takk - Avtrykk
Ba-Benzele Pygmies - Song of rejoicing after returning from a hunt - Africa: Ba-Benzele Pygmies
Interview with Brian Fakar of the Giant Magnet festival
Sidi Goma - Salmini Salmini - Black Sufis Of Gujarat
Moana & the Tribe - Rangikane Ana - Wha
Cecilia Noel - Everybody’s Mambo - A Gozar!
Obo Addy - Gome - Okropong

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

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