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World Beat - Playlist for May 31, 2003 - host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records


World Village

Magna Carta

David Arkenstone
Spirit of Ireland

Cherish the Ladies
Green Hill


Rise Above

Rise Above
Bright Morning Star
Omnium Recordings
Contemporary tunes by the Oysterband contribute to a growing the traditional music of Britan.
Oysterband artist website



Ayub’s Song
Real World
Afrocelts produce a heady world fusion of Celtic and African instrumentation, percussion and rhythms

Horace X

UK Cosmopolitan Sound
Omnium Recordings
Contemporary music of Britan.
Horace X artist website
Sackbutt: an ancient French Trombone: from “Saqueboute” – a hook for pulling a man off a horse

Sasha Remix
members of Hedningarna pursue their shared fascination with ancient bordun music, a relatively forgotten branch of Swedish folk music


traditional Swedish folk music by Frifot.

 Rough Guide
The Rough Guide to the Music of Canada

Emile Benoit: Viva La Rose
Wade Hemsworth: The Blackfly Song
Rough Guide
A couple of tunes from a wonderful collection, the Rough Guide to the Music of Canada

Lisa Lynne

Hopes and Dreams
Bamboo Morning
New Earth Records

Marina Rossell
Cap Al Cel (Catalan songs)

Harmonia Mundi
Marina Rossell is recapturing the Catalonian tradition of musical patriotism from the period between the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Django Reinhardt
( & Stephane Grappelli)
Crazy Rhythm (The Famous 1936-1937 Recordings)
I’se a Muggin’
Georgia on my Mind
Harmonia Mundi
A double disc set, from Harmonia Mundi, featuring the music of Django Reinhardt and Stepahne Grappelli and the Hot Club of France. It was a string quintet, with three guitars, violin and bass that created the sound, later known as gypsy jazz.

Reloj De Bolsillo
Harmonia Mundi
Juaneke is a gypsy, raised in the La Mina barrio of Barcelona. He has sung in the main flamenco tablaos for a number of years and is joined here by world-renowned flamenco guitarist Chicuelo.

Besh o droM
Can’t make me!
Neyem, neyem
World Village

Oriental Voyage

Nour El Nar (Light of the Fire)
Abaji is a troubadour of the Bedouins, on this tune, Abaji play harmonica and his restored 19th century 17-string, Harp Guitar


Orion Prophesy

Book of Stars
New Earth Records
some trippy middle eastern-flavored,  world electronica

Music Mosaic
Groove Magic

Didier Malherbe: Hadouk
Music Mosaic
file under Worldbeat/Ethnic Fusion

Putumayo Presents
French Caribbean

Haiti Twoubadou: – Ke Demon Sa-a
Carimi: – Ayiti (Bang Bang)
Putumayo World Music
a collection of Zouk, Beguine, Compas and more from Martinique, Haiti and Guadeloupe

Putumayo Presents
French Caribbean

Angelique Kidjo with Carlos Santana: – Naima (Benin)
Erick Manana: – Ny Fitiavako An’i Mama (Madagascar)
Putumayo World Music
a collection of gentle and calming songs, from around the world

Sierra Maestra
Rumbero Remixes
Rumbero Soy I
Marabi Productions
The original soundtrack of the Jacques Sarasin’s film, “je chanterai pour toi” a journey through Mali in the company of Boubacar Traore.
An indescribable, mother-of-the-blues ambience leaves me eager to see the film. “Highest World Beat Rating!”

Arnaldo Antunes, Carlinhos Brown and Marisa Monte


Velha Infancia 
Ja Sei Namorar
Artist websites:
Arnaldo Antunes
Carlinhos Brown
Marisa Monte

new music from Brazil music, by a collaboration of three solo artists - **** my highest World Music Rating

Ganga Giri
Tribe Vibe

Spirit Remix
Sammasati Music
Native Austrailian, Ganga Giri plays a dance-inducing brand of Digeridoo, he calls manic-organic.

Riley Lee & Satsuki Odamura
Picture Dreams

The Dream of the Dayflower
New World Music
Music of the Koto and Shakuhachi (chamber music originating in the 17th century)

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Playlist from Broadcast May 31, 2003
Host/Producer, Board Operator & Web: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: May 31. 2003; MRT

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