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2019-01-11 Top 10 World Music CDs

Hear a song from each of the Top 10 new world music albums. Plus other music — new and old — in hour 2.

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#10 Palankalama – Mylodom – Boca de Raia

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2018-12-14 Top 10 World Music CDs, December edition

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This week, our monthly countdown of the best new global music around. Plus other great music — new and old — in hour 2.

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2018-09-14 Top 10 World Music Albums, September edition

Minyeshu - Daa DeeHear a song from each of the ten best new world music CDs this week. Plus other global music — new and old — in hour 2.

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2018-06-15 Top 10 World Music Albums, June edition

Angelique Kidjo - Remain In LightHear a song from each of the ten best new world music CDs this week. Plus other new releases and old faves in hour 2.

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#10 Ziggy Marley “Circle of Peace” from Rebellion Rises Continue reading 2018-06-15 Top 10 World Music Albums, June edition

2018-01-19 Top 10 World Music Albums

Autorickshaw - MeterFeaturing a track from each of the 10 best new global albums. Plus other new and old global sounds in hour 2.

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2017-03-17 Top 10 World Music Albums, March edition

Red Baraat - Bhangra PiratesAn exploration of some fresh global sounds, with a track from each of the best 10 new releases. In fact, two tracks from one of them.

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2016-11-18 Top 10 World Music CDs, Nov. edition

Cacique 97 - We used to be AfricansYour monthly top 10 countdown featuring a track from each of the ten best new global releases of the last couple months as compiled by STG’s crack team of statisticians. Plus many more new releases in the second hour of the show.

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2016-06-10 Top 10 World Music Albums, June edition

Sun Hop Fat - Sun Hop FatYour regular monthly countdown of the Top 10 global / world music CDs. In the world! Plus a mixture of new releases, concert previews, and old faves in hour 2.

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2015-10-23 – Top 10 World Music CDs, October Edition

Te Vaka - AmatagaA countdown of the ten best global albums of the month, with a track from each one. Plus other great wide-ranging new releases and concert previews in hour 2.

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2011-10-21: Top 10 World Music CDs, October

This week’s show started with a journey ascending the October World Music Top 10 Chart, then freewheeled into other territory, including previews of upcoming concerts and some newly released songs. Congrats to the winner of the Quetzal tickets, and more generally to everyone who, like me, loves this music.

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Hour 1Les Freres Smith - Contreband Mentality
Cankisou  –  Narapundey  –  #10 – Fayt
Golden Gate Gypsy Orchestra  –  Tumbalalaika  –  #9 The Travelling Jewish Wedding (from The Mickey Hart Collection)
Nation Beat  –  Tropicana (Morena Tropicana)  –  #8 Growing Stone
Vagabond Opera  –  King of Gypsies  –  #7 Sing for Your Lives
Te Vaka  –  Taku Uo Pele  –  #6 Havili
March Fourth Marching Band  –  Delhi Belly  –  #5 Magnificent Beast
Boban & Marko Marcovic Orchestra vs. Fanfare Ciocarlia  –  Caravan – Fanfare Ciocarlia  –  #4 Balkan Brass Battle
Tribeqa  –  Diana Mogo  –  #3 Qolors
Ocote Soul Sounds  –  Contigo Jamas  –  Taurus
Nawal  –  Mantra for Four Chakras  –  #2 Embrace the Spirit
Les Freres Smith  –  Contreband Mentality  –  #1 Contreband Mentality

Hour 2
Manisha Shahane  –  Girls Gone World  –  When Parallel Lines Meet
Camille  –  Allez Allez Allez  –  Iol Veyou
Quetzal  –  Luna Sol  –  Worksongs
Nancy Murillo  –  Africa Mia  –  Tia Yova
Kiran Ahluwalia  –  Raqba  –  Aam Zameen:Common Ground
Perunika Trio  –  Rekoh Ti, Tsone  –  The Rough Guide To The Best Music You’ve Never Heard
Syran Mbenza  –  Heritage Ya Luambo  –  The Rough Guide To The Best Music You’ve Never Heard
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba  –  I Speak Fula  –  I Speak Fula
KG Omulo  –  Ayah Ye!  –  Ayah Ye! Moving Train
Joe Lasqo  –  Raga: Asavari  –  Turquoise Sessions
Gabriel Palatchi Band  –  Electroshock  –  Diario de Viaje
Tribeqa  –  Vaudoo  –  Qolors
Thomas Mapfumo  –  Kune Rima  –  Chimurenga Explosion