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Spin the Globe Playlist for 20 November 2009
Global Music by/for/about Kids


November 20 is Universal Children's Day, officially "a day of worldwide fraternity and understanding between children" and unofficially, a great day to explore global music by, for, and about children. (Nov. 20 also marks the day on which the UN adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child in 1959, and the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989.) Grab your kids and youthful aquaintances, and huddle around the


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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 Calabash.


Artist - Song - Album

Hour 1
Dhol Foundation - Colours of Punjab (theme) - Big Drum Small World
Michael Franti & Spearhead - Hello Bonjour 2/ Sly & Robbie - Global Lingo
Enzo Avitabile & Bottari - Children Are Created Equal - Save The World
Di Grine Kuzine - Leggerezza - Feribot
Samba Salad - Bigi Kaiman - Animal Playground
Baka Beyond - Together Again - Baka Beyond the Forest
Kitka - Nani, Nani, Kitka Mou - Cradle Songs
Warsaw Village Band - Wise Kid Song - Infinity
The Garifuna Women’s Project - Nibari / My Grandchild - Umalali
Thomas Bugitsch et al - Toma que Toma - Songs of Innocence
Zubop - Aardvark - Hiptodisiac
Sally Nyolo & Shingo2 - Tilma (remix) - Drop the Debt
Ziggy Marley - Ziggy Says - Family Time
Kitka - Dzurk, Dzurk - Cradle Songs
Mek Pek - Stop Den Lille Kaenguru - European Playground
Tony Rebel - Bare Necessities - Reggae for Kids Movie Classics

Hour 2
Floxy Bee, The Hikosso Queen - Oluronbi - African Lullaby
Marsada - Silambiak Ni Pinasa - Pulo Samosir
Soznak - Tata y Mama - Dear Dad Tango
Tom Teasley - Dreams of Ghana - Global Groovilization
The Amani Kids - Nyubma ya Bwana - Songs of Peace for the Children of Kilimanjaro
Angelique Kidjo - Battu - African Playground
Shantel - Planet Paprika - Planet Paprika
Rupa & the April Fishes - L’elephant - Este Mundo
Yeh Dede - Tres Golpes - Freedom
Gilzene & the Blue Light Mento Band - Brown Girl in the Ring - Sweet Sweet Jamaica
March Fourth Marching Band - Simplon Cocek - Rise Up
The Shin - Black Sea Firedance - Black Sea Fire
African Show Boyz - Alhaji Bakoni - Brothers Bold

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

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