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playlist for October 7, 2006
host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Bill Leslie
I Am a River
The Waterman
Artist website:
Bill Leslie is an environmental journalist, working out of North Carolina, who works his love of the environemnt to his musical compositions. His latest record includes 15 new compositions.

Global Rhythm - August 06
Music from the Global Rhythms sampler
The Pogues: Dirty Old Town
Global Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
The original Celtic Punks, the Pogues, first five albums were recently reissued.

Smithfield Fair
Walking Through This World

For So Long
Stevenson Productions
Artist website: Smithfield Fair
New music from Lousiana-based Smithfield Fair, whose
active touring schedule includes a wide variety of concerts, folk and Scottish/Celtic music festivals. Smithfield Fair have shared the stage with Celtic musicians including Andy M. Stewart, Battlefield Band, Eileen Ivers, Robbie O'Connell, Johnny Cunningham, The Tannahill Weavers, Alasdair Fraser, and Archie Fisher.

Gary Stadler
Fairy Lullabies

Garden Lulluby
Sequoia Records
Celtic musician Gary Stadler collected some of the most beloved lullubies to create a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere for adults and children.

Charlotte McHatton
Chants of the Ascenté
Fields of France
Ascenté Records
Chants of the Ascenté is singer-songwriter, Charlotte McHatton's first CD recording. Charlotte's Celtic peaceful melodies and poetic lyrics enchant listeners encourage the human spirit with their heavenly sounds....
Artist website: Charlotte McHatton

Art Turner
The Blue Dome of the Sky
Red Tail Records
Artist website: Art Turner
New acoustic guitar music from Art Turner.

Eliane Elias
Around the City
Segrados (secrets)
RCA Victor
Artist website:
Eliane Elias is Brazil-born but based in New York. Her impressive discocraphy includes about twenty albums.

Marta Topferova
Flor Nocturna
Dia Lluvioso (rainy day)

World Village
Artist website:
Marta Topferova is a deeply thoughtful singer-songwriter who has created a pan-Latin fusion singing soulful tunes to her inner muse.

Putumayo World Music
Radio Latino

Orishas: Riena de la Calle (Cuba)
Los Pinguos: Cielo Escarlata (Argentina)
Putumayo Records
Putumayo's "Radio Latino" collects some of the best contemporary Latin pop and alternative music.

Hazmat Modine

Yesterday Morning

Barbes Records
Artist website: Hazmat Modine
Hazmat Modine plays a unique kind of gypsy blues backed by tuba, trumpet, bass sax and guitars, and aided by East European cymbolom, sarusaphone, bass marimba, Chinese sheng, and claviola. This song also includes backing vocals of the throat singers of the group Huun-Huur-Tu.

Bob Dylan
Blind Willie McTell

Artist website: Bob Dylan
Dylan's "Blind Willie McTell" first appeared on his 1991 Bootleg Series, although it was produced in 1982. Its based on a traditional blues, "St. James Infirmary." Dylan is on piano, his vocals at the height of power, he's accompanied by Mark Knopfler on guitar. This powerful song calls for repeated listening...
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George Winston
Gulf Coast Blues & Impressions
New Orleans Shall Rise Again
Windham Hill Records
All proceeds go the the Dancing Cat Benefit Fund to support relief organizations such as Common Ground Relief and ACORN


Nearer Clearer

Artist website: Ae Topus
Electronic music dedicated to the powerful unseen magnetic force lifting humanity toward a higher power

Mayra Casales
Mujer Ardiente (woman on fire)
Paisajes Cubano
Afrasia Productions
Mayra Casales on Congas.

Rodrigo y Gabriela
rodrigo y gabriela
Diablo Rojo
Ato Records
The debut recording by Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero, two fast fingered Dublin-based Mexicans with a unique approach to the acoustic guitar. Their music straddles both world and rock music, steeped in Latin influence. Their cd includes a bonus DVD featuring live performances, interviews, and a tutorial of their unique acoustic style.

R. Carlos Nakai
Excursions into Memory
Canyon Records
Native America flutist, R. Carlos Nakai weaves cedar flute music with the luminous guitar work of William Eaton, and undulating electronic rhythms of Cliff Sarde, along with Native American singer, Randy Wood to reconnect the past and present.

Sequoia Groove
Buddha Lounge 5
Achillea: The Seeress Prophesy ("Daydreaming")
Sequoia Groove
Hypnotic grooves from masters of the downtempo/chill-out/lounge & global electronica music movement, from around the world.
A portion of proceeds go to the Seva Foundation

One at Last
Are You Dreaming
OM Purnam
Sounds True
Techno-tribal music fusing devotional chants and electronica from the kirtan band, "One At Last"
Artist website: One At Last

Trans Ukraine
Kiev II
Bodhi K Setchko takes us on a shamanic flute journey across his native land, Ukraine.

Paul Avgerinos
Know Thyself

Round Sky
Artist website: Paul Avgerinos
"Gnosis" (knowing & knowledge) is the next step in Paul Avgerinos' continuing quest for spiritual insight and enlightenment through music. It is a rich musical tapestry of ancient Greek chants, tabla, oud, sarangi, cello and choir.

Novalima Afro

Artist website:
A tribute to the roots of Afro-Peruvian music.

Sierra Leones - Refugee All Stars
Living Like a Refugee

Living Like a Refugee (title track)
Bull to the Weak
Nine million children are refugees - Right Now -
Help them play, let them learn...

World Beat Pick of the Month
An album dedicated to all the innocent people living as refugees throughout the world and to those organizations and individuals who work tirelessly on their behalf. Group leader, Reuben M. Koroma writes most of the lyrics.

Putumayo World Music
Acoustic Africa

Eneida Marta: Mindjer Doce Mel (Guinea-Bissau)
Putumayo Records
"Acoustic Africa" collects some of Africa's best singer-songwriters, performing beautiful songs with an acoustic flavor. Some tracks will keep you coming back for more...


Color Me Life

Artist website: Katchafire

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Modified: 10/7/2006