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2019-06-28 World Music Mashup

A mix of old favorites, new releases, and listener requests this week. And a photo in honor of fabulous footballer Megan Rapinoe, who let the USA to victory over France and a berth in the World Cup semifinal — while at the same time I was trying to do a radio show.

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2014-07-11 World Cup of World Music: Argentina vs. Brazil

Germany-v-Argentina-World-Cup-2014-Final-MatchCan the music of the two FIFA World Cup finalists reveal the winner of the championship game on Sunday? Listen to this show and find out. Alternating songs from Germany and Argentina, followed by other new releases and faves for the remainder of the show.

Bonus: If you start the show right at the opening whistle of the World Cup final and mute the TV sound, you’ll notice eerie correlations between the music and the action on the pitch (ala Dark Side of the Moon / Wizard of OZ).

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2014-06-13 Soccer/Football Music – World Cup 2014

Music of the World Cup 2014The 2014 FIFA World Cup has begun in Brazil. So that’s going to be a big distraction for me over the next month, and I don’t want you to feel left out so I’ll spin lots of soccer-themed songs this week. And probably more over the next four weeks as well.

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2014-06-06 : Music of Brazil. Or Brasil.

Music of Brasil (Brazil)The sports world’s attention will turn to Brazil next week; we set the stage with two hours of Brazilian sounds that will transport you to one of the world’s greatest incubators of music and culture. Samba, funk, bossa, choro, forro, and more.

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9 July 2010: Netherlands vs. Spain

Ping-ponging tunes from the two nations battling for the 2010 World Cup trophy in the final match on July 11. Plus a consolation song for Germany, requests, and new releases.

By the way, Paul the World Cup octopus has chosen Spain to win.  And he’s got an amazing track record of choosing winners… Who do you think wins this musical World Cup?

Hour 1
Dhol Foundation  –  Colours of Punjab (theme)  –  Big Drum Small World
Chambao  –  Caprichos de Colores  –  Con Otro Aire
Alec Kopyt  –  Tramvay  –  Shtetl Superstars – Funky Jewish Sounds from Around the World
Gecko Turner  –  Que Papa e esse?  –  Play Up
Mdungu  –  Pick Up  –  Afro What
Buika  –  Mentirosa  –  Nina de Fuego
Three Ality  –  Wat Hoor Ik Daar…  –  T’Minne
Peret  –  Para Poder Olvidarla  –  Espana
Koi  –  If You Know Me  –  Eerste X
Oreka TX  –  Areloreak  –  Nomadak TX
Esencia Flamenca  –  Tangos  –  En Tunez
Les Freres Guisse & Paul Van Kemenade Quintet Plus  –  Ummo  –  Fouta
Radio Tarifa  –  Bulerias Turcas  –  Fiebre

Hour 2
Amsterdam Klezmer Band  –  Sadagora Hot Dub (Shantel Remix)  –  Gypsy Groove
Ojos de Brujo  –  Memorias Perdias  –  Bari
Ronald Snijders  –  Sa Ra Ka Ma  –  Black Straight Music -1981
Diego Carrasco  –  Asereje (Ketchup Song)  –  Flamenco Nuevo
Polkaholics  –  Polka Kebab  –  The Great Polka Swindle
Erev Rav  –  Wedding Trance  –  Oly Shtetl Klezmer
Sambatuque  –  Falsa Baiana  –  Brazilian Songbird
Sonu Nigam, Swanand Kirkire & Shaan  –  Aal Izz Well  –  3 Idiots soundtrack
Freshlyground  –  Africa Unite  –  Tribute to a Reggae Legend
Playing for Change band  –  Love Is My Religion feat. Ziggy Marley  –  Playing for Change Live
Funkadesi  –  Real Situation  –  Tribute to a Reggae Legend
Terrakota  –  World Masala  –  World Masala (single)

2 July 2010: Music of South Africa

Putumayo Presents South AfricaPutumayo has a new compilation CD of music from South Africa; we took things a step farther today, spinning everything from Safrojazz to kwaito to Zulu choirs and beyond, to give you an idea of the South Africa beyond the soccer stadiums and TV soundbites. Congrats to Andrew of Olympia who won our giveaway of the Amabutho CD.

Congrats to our listeners who are Netherlands & Uruguay fans; sorry to the Brazil & Ghana supporters, and to the rest of the African continent supporting Ghana. If only….

Hour 1
Dhol Foundation  –  Colours of Punjab (theme)  –  Big Drum Small World
Madame Afrique  –  Island Style  –  She’s Hot!
Joseph Mazibuko  –  Vrede OFS  –  Greatest Accordion Hits Vol 3 – South Africa (1972)
Paulus Masina  –  Umalusi  –  Greatest Accordion Hits Vol 3
Shaluza Max  –  Mangase  –  Tales of Urban S.A.
Juluka  –  Shake My Way  –  Scatterlings
Hugh Masekela & the Union of South Africa  –  Johannesburg Hi-Lite Jive  –  Hugh Masekela & the Union of South Africa (1971)
Arling & Cameron  –  Voulez-vous?  –  Euro Lounge
Tebogo  –  Phambili Ma Afrika  –  Kwela Tebza
Dark City Sisters  –  Change Jive Bafana  –  South African Jive Vol. 1
Amampondo  –  African Pride  –  Ruyani
Allen Kwela Octet  –  Question Mark  –  Next Stop Soweto…Vol. 3
Zamajobe  –  Ye Wena Sani  –  South African Women With a Voice Chapter 2
Lucky Dube  –  Hero  –  The Other Side
Ladysmith Black Mambazo  –  Imbube  –  In Harmony

Hour 2
Brenda Fassie  –  Sum’bulala  –  Greatest Hits
Lungiswa  –  Fundal / Ilonga  –  Lungiswa
Judith Sephuma  –  Naka Di A Lela  –  A Cry…A Smile…A Dance
Miriam Makeba  –  Liwawechi  –  Homeland
Amabutho  –  Amabutho / The Warriors  –  Sikelela
Rocky Dawuni  –  African Reggae Fever  –  Hymns for the Rebel Soul
Thomas Mapfumo & the Blacks Unlimited  –  Moto Uyo  –  Chimurenga Explosion
Dollar Brand  –  Anatomy of a South African Village (excerpt)  –  Anatomy of a South African Village
African Rhythm Travellers  –  Khululuma  –  African Groove
Konono No. 1  –  Guiyome  –  Assume Crash Position
Africa Unite  –  Play Another Game  –  Play Up
Vieux Farka Toure  –  Diaraby Magni w/ Yossi Fine  –  Live

11 June 2010: Music of the World Cup

Whether you call it fußball, football, soccer, futbol, or just the beautiful game, you can’t avoid it this month as the FIFA World Cup comes to South Africa for the next month. Work stops, the moods of nations rise and fall with the performance of their select 11. Spin The Globe rung in the start of the competition (Yea South Africa!) with music about soccer and from the nations in the competition. And on June 12 we’ll be watching for a repeat of that 1950 result; sorry my English friends…

Hour 1
Dhol Foundation  –  Colours of Punjab (theme)  –  Big Drum Small World
M’du  –  MaWe  –  Music of the World Cup ‘98
Rocky Dawuni  –  Wake Up the Town  –  FIFA 08 Soundtrack
Femi Kuti  –  Do Your Best feat. Mos Def  –  Fight to Win
Cheb Mourad  –  Ya Harami  –  unknown
Gotan Project  –  La Gloria  –  Tango 3.0
Filip Filipi feat. Neven Subotic & Tough Life  –  Kings of Africa  –  Vavilon
Macka B  –  Allez the Reggae Boys  –  Roots & Culture
Oreka TX  –  Adabegi  –  Quercus Endorphina
Jamaica United  –  Rise Up  –  Music of the World Cup ‘98
Shakira w/ Freshlyground  –  Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)  –  Listen Up! The official 2010 FIFA World Cup Album
Thomas Mapfumo & the Blacks Unlimited  –  Shumba Dzenhabvu / The Lions of Soccer  –  Chimurenga ‘98

Hour 2
K’naan  –  Waving Flag  –  FIFA 10 Original Soundtrack
Gipsy Kings  –  Oh Eh Oh Eh  –  Music of the World Cup ‘98
Serenje Kalindula  –  Nkana Red Devils  –  Zambian Legends
Groupe Univers & Amine Titi  –  Allez Allez  –  Groupe Univers & Amine Titi
Bonga  –  Sambila  –  Maiorais
Claudia Leitte & Lira  –  As Mascaras (S. Africa ’10 to Brasil ’14)  –  Listen Up! The official 2010 FIFA World Cup Album
Lo’Jo  –  Yeyeki  –  Tu Connais Lo’Jo?
Tinariwen  –  Tahult In  –  Imidiwan / Companions
Boubacar Traore  –  Kar Kar Madison  –  Macire
Tony Allen  –  Secret Agent  –  Secret Agent
Delhi 2 Dublin  –  The Answer  –  Planet Electric
Amabutho  –  Uyaclaima / Boasting  –  Sikelela