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World Beat - Playlist for June 7, 2003 - host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records


Ballybrolly Jigs
World Village
some cool contemporary Celtic instrumental sounds

Music Mosaic
Groove Magic

Phil Thornton: Summer Solstice
Music Mosaic
file under Worldbeat/Ethnic Fusion

David Arkenstone
Spirit of Ireland

The Fairy Ring
Green Hill
the latest from David Arkenstone

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

Kirsten Braten Berg
From Senegal to Setesdal

Tiramankan/Eg Vippa Meg
Six Degrees Records
An African Nordic fusion. Singing a song of the Manding people combined with the text of a Norwegian melody.

(File under World/Nordic)
Lisa Lynne
Hopes and Dreams
Bamboo Morning
New Earth Records

Rough Guide

American Roots
( original roots legends of the USA)
Claire Lynch: Children of Abraham
Mahalia Jackson: Nobody Knows
Woody Guthrie: Hard Travelin’
Rough Guide
Big mama Thornton, Koko Taylor, Muddy Waters, Bill Monroe, Ricky Skaggs,Flaco Jimenez

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

Randy Armstrong
No Regrets

Love Has No Boundaries
Randy Armstrong plays acoustic & nylon string guitars, Gibson L7 guitar, synth-guitar, bass, keyboards, sitar, tampura, tabla, Lakota courting flute, mbira, djembe, djun-djun, shakere, axatse, atoke bell & percussion
artist website: Randy Armstrong

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.


New music from Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, in the north of England,

Django Reinhardt
( & Stephane Grappelli)
Crazy Rhythm (The Famous 1936-1937 Recordings) 
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.

La Tendera
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
Harmonia Mundi

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

Arnaldo Antunes, Carlinhos Brown and Marisa Monte


Passe Em Casa
Pecador E’ Lhe Deixar De Molho
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

Putumayo Presents
Dreamland – World Lullabies & Soothing Songs

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
World Beat Pick of the Month

Sierra Maestra
Rumbero Remixes
Rumbero Soy
World Music Network
Sierra Maestra is named after the mountain range in the eastern part of Cuba

Ganga Giri
Tribe Vibe

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

Paul Alexander & Ray Spiegel
Dusk Monsoon

Nomadic Melody
Simla House
Paul Alexander on Bansuri Flute and Ray Spiegel on tabla

Rough Guide Music
The Rough Guide to the Music of Pakistan
(ghazals and qawwali chants to Pakistan pop)
Sultan Muhammed Channe & Sha Wali: Traditional Pashtoun Song
Vital Signs:Guzray Zamaney Waley
Rough Guide

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)

Putumayo Presents
French Caribbean

Emeline Michel: – Moso Manman
Putumayo World Music
a collection of Zouk, Beguine, Compas and more from Martinique, Haiti and Guadeloupe

Horace X


Bad Lies
Omnium Recordings
Contemporary music of Britain.
Horace X artist website
Sackbutt: an ancient French Trombone: from “Saqueboute” – a hook for pulling a man off a horse
Putumayo Presents
African Groove

Madeka: – Mokote (Ivory Coast)
Putumayo World Music
Technology meets tribal beats on this funky blend of contemporary African collection

Issa Bagayogo

Six Degrees Records
Bagayogo Fan Club

From Paris With Love
Garden of Love
World Village

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Playlist from Broadcast June 7, 2003
Host/Producer, Board Operator & Web: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: June 7. 2003; MRT

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