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World Beat Playlist for February 2001 - host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House

Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Alan Stivell
Celtic Sampler: International Tour

La Dame Du Lac (The Lady of the Lake) from Mists of Avalon
A United Earth (with Youssou N'Dour)
Keltia III Dreyfus Records
We begin with a music from Brittany, the Celtic region in the northwest of France
Alan Stivell is credited with stimulating contemporary interest in the Celtic harp

Gavotte Pourlet / Laridé-Gavotte
Dañs Plinn
Green Linnet Records
A leading group in bringing the music of Brittany to a global audience

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Located at the intersection of I-494 and Lyndale Avenue South in The Shops of Lyndale. The Borders Store in Richfield features a fabulous world music collection with headphones for your previewing pleasure.

from Borders of Richfield we'll be hearing:
Auga de Maio
O Santo de Pólvora
Green Linnet Records
Celtic music of Spain The seven members of Milladoiro play elaborate compositions featuring: bagpipe, clarinet, tin whistle, oboe, crumhorn, mandolin, bouzouki, uilleann pipes, Galician tamborine, harp ocarina, guitar, mandola, hurdy gurdy, flute and vocal

The Chieftains

Dueling Chanters
RCA Victor

(Goddess of Air)
North Side
Varttinä website
Digelius Nordic Gallery

Lille Dansa (Dance a little...)
Gjallarhorn website

Paris Combo

Tinder Records
Paris Combo delivers jazzy improvisations with a style that pays tribute to cabaret singers of the past while exploring flamenco and gypsy guitar riffs al la Django Rheinhard, French pop and Spanish and Italian melodies.

Face à Face

Tinder Records

Viva La Música

La Bodega
Me Siente Triste
Hollywood Records
Recorded in Paris. Excellent Gipsy music, in the tradition of the Gipsy Kings
Gipsyland Fan

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from Borders of Richfield we'll be hearing:

Eros Ramazzoti
Dove c'è Musica

Più Bella Cosa (mp3 sample)
Io Amerò (mp3 sample)
Yo Sin Tì (mp3 sample)
World Beat - Pick of the Month

Dove c'è Musica is a 1996 release recorded in Bologna Italy. I'm discovering Italian Pop for the first time, and have thoroughly enjoyed this album.

On Feb. 2, 2001 I found that Eros Ramazzotti's latest release, "Stile Libero" holds the number 9 place in the Digital Top 10 Albums. I look forward to bringing you Eros Ramazzotti's latest release Stile Libero next month in the Borders Books section of the World Beat


Tinder Records
Recorded in Paris. Algerian Rai meets French pop

Shao Rong
(from the January 2001 NAV Sampler)
Bamboo Dance
Pacific Moon

Music Gate
The Dance of Cherry Blossoms
(from the January 2001 NAV Sampler)
The Dance of Cherry Blossoms
Wind Records

Delphine Tsinajinnie
Mother's Word
Sacred Beauty
Canyon Records
A song dedicated to the volcanic peaks of western New Mexico and northern Arizona including Blanca Peak, Mount Taylor, the San Francisco Peaks, Hesperus Peak and Huerfano Mountain. All mountains held sacred by the Nihookáá' Dine'é (which means "people of the earth" in the Navaho name for themselves)

M Path
Meeting Rivers
Om Mani
Many eastern trance music traditions converge on this tune, including multi-tonal Tibetan chant "Om Mani Padme Hung" sung by Krishna Das
Ray Spiegal Ensemble
Sum and Kali
Double Bhakti
Simla House
Trilok Gurtu
African Fantasy
title track
Blue Thumb Records
Percussionist Trilok Gurtu leads an Indian music ensemble with vocals on this track by one of Africas leading ladies of music, Angelique Kidjo
Henri Dikongué
mot'a bobe
Ya Di La Bobe
Tinder Records
The long-awaited second album from Henri Dikongué, a leader of Africa's quiet music revolution, Music from Cameroon in a blend of African, Caribbean & European styles
Youssou N'Dour
Joko From Village to Town
Red Clay
Sony Music

Stay tuned for Afropop World Wide hosted by George Collinet

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Playlist from Live Broadcast 03 February 2001
Host/Producer, Board Operator & Web: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 03 February 2001; MRT

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