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Spin the Globe Playlist for 12 February 2010
Carnaval! Mardi Gras! Carnival!


Music from Rio, New Orleans, Trinidad, and wherever else people are celebrating Carnival / Carnaval / Mardi Gras this week. Plus a heap of concert previews and other music in hour 2.



Our limited-time show archives are now available via the global music 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
Dhol Foundation - Colours of Punjab (theme) - Big Drum Small World
The Wild Magnolias - On a Mardi Gras Day - Life is a Carnival
Samba Squad - Maracatu Funk - Batuque
3Canal - Blue - Best of Rituals 2001
Trio Mocoto - Os Orixas - The Now Sound of Brazil
Zachary Richard - Iko Iko - Rough Guide to Louisiana
Coolbone - The Saints - Brass-hop
Steve Riley & the Zydeco Hi-Rollers - La Danse de Mardi Gras - Rough Guide to the Music of Louisiana
Salome de Bahia - Cada Vez - Brasil
King Posse - Retounen - Carnival
Wild Tchoupitoulas - Hey Mama (Wild Tchoupitoulas) - The Wild Tchoupitoulas
Bat Makumba - Vai Explodir - Boteco
Bat Makumba - Sambalele - Boteco
B’Negao - A Verdadeiro Danca Do Patinho - Rough Guide to the Music of Brazil: Rio de Janeiro

Hour 2
Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Hello My Baby w/Zap Mama - Long Walk to Freedom
Siora - Papirossen - Vision of the Dry Bones
Angelique Kidjo - Mama Golo Papa - Djin Djin
Tinariwen - Matadjem Yinmixan / Why All This Hate Between You? - Amam Iman: Water Is Life
Bismalahi Gargar - Aids Wadila - Imagine Africa
Zakir Hussain & the Rhythm Experience - Rapanagatun - Zakir Hussain & the Rhythm Experience
Fishtank Ensemble - Arabu Andaluz - Super Raoul
Luminescent Orchestrii - Mur Stojmeno - Neptune’s Daughter
Pablo Escovedo - Pete Kelly’s Blues - Pablo Escovedo Live
Vusi Mahlasela - Ntate Mahlasela - The Voice
The Sahel Band - Sahel - The Sahel Band Feat. Kane Mathis
Ali Farka Toure & Toumani Diabate - Kala Djula - advance single from Ali & Toumani

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

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