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World Beat Playlist for February 2002 - host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House

Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Various Artists
Song of the Green Linnet
Reeltime - Sile
Déanta - Willy & Mary
Green Linnet Records

Aly Bain & Ale Möller
Fully Rigged
The Full Rigged Ship/The New Rigged Ship
Sailor O'reda Rough Trees
Jim's Vals - Jim's Waltz
Northside Records

Anni McCann
This Moment
Here I Am
Etherean Music
Some good womanheart medicine to feed the soul

R. Carlos Nakai
Inner Voices
Amazing Grace
Canyon Records
Native American Flute accompanied by lush string arrangements

Jane Siberry
Calling All Angels
Sheeba Records
Canadian vocalist song "Calling All Angels" calls out to higher powers and touches the heart
Jane Siberry website

Keola Beamer

Kapalua Bay
Dancing Cat Records
Keola Beamer has helped to breathe new life into one of the world's great acoustic guitar traditions, the Hawaiian slack key guitar (ki hö'alu). The roots of slack key guitar can be traced to the 1830's when the guitar was first brought to the Islands by Spanish and Mexican cowboys. Soliloquy is Keola Beamers fifth Dancing Cat release and contains nine original compositions. (release date Jan. 8, 2002)

Ozzie Kotani
To Honor A Queen - The Music of Lili'uokalani

He' Ai Na Kalani
Ahe Lau Makani
Dancing Cat Records
Hawai'i's beloved Queen Lili'uokalani (1838-1917) wrote many lovely melodies suited for the slack key guitar including the well known tune "Aloha 'Oe." Slack Key guitarist, Ozzie Kotani performs thirteen solo arrangements of the Queen's melodies.

David Arkenstone
Music Inspired by Middle Earth
Paras Recordings
Neo Pacifica Recordings
Music inspired by J.R.RR. Tolkien

La Corrida

World Beat - Pick of the Month
Paras Recordings

Sambodhi Prem
Nature Space

Land of Trees
Global Suitcase
New music from New Zealand featuring native birds & steel string guitar: Winner of the NAV Music Awards

Joanne Shenandoah
Eagle Cries

Dancing on Mother Earth
Red Feather Music
Joanne Shenandoah website
Fourwinds Trading
Spirit Nation
Winter Moons

Spirit Medicine
All songs are sung in the Saulteaux/Ojibway language
Spirit Nation website

Peter Buffett
Raven Records
Original music from the film "Triathalon - Thorugh the Eyes of the Elite"
Composed by USA Triathlete, Peter Buffett

Gabrielle Roth & the Mirrors featuring Boris Grebenshikov
Raven Records

Industrial Monk

Ave Maria
Industrial Monk web site

Omar Faruk Tekbilek
One Truth
Red Skies
World Class a division of Hearts of Space Records
Turkish virtuoso Omar Faruk Tekbilek opens a window into the divine passion and poetry of Sufism, the mystical sect of Islam.

1 of the Starz
Mideast Woman
Dadd's Productions

Omar Sosa
Manto Blanco
Sister in Yellow
Ota Records

Baaba Maal
Remix 2002
Fa Laay Fanaan
Palm Pictures
Senegalese superstar Baaba Maal collaborates with Mansour Seck to examine the roots of West African music. The result is a masterpiece capturing acoustic-Africa.
Baaba Maal Website

Zomaye: House Mix
Palm Pictures
"Electric Ethiopia - House Music - One World Music"
Gigi Website

Hamza El Din
A Wish
Sounds True
Hamza El Din was born and raised in southern Egypt is considered to be the father of contemporary Nubian Music

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Playlist from Live Broadcast 02 February 2002
Host/Producer, Board Operator & Web: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 02 Feb. 2002; MRT

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