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Øystein Sevåg
Global House

Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records
We began with music from Norwegian musician, Øystein Sevåg.
* My World Beat intro theme song since it's release in 1995

Spirit of the Music
Maire Breatnach
Mystic Slip Jigs
Mark Knopfler On Raglan Road
Maigred Ni Dhomhnaill Siuil a Ruin
The Sult House Band Sult Theme
The Bottom Line Record Company

Mark Knopfler, of Dire Straights fame, sings "On Raglan Road" in a gravel-voiced classic style.
Liam O'Flynn on the Uillean pipes
Eileen Ivers
Crossing the Bridge
Sony Classical
sporting her blue fiddle

Dan Ar Bras
Les Marins
( a song about old fishermen in Brittany)
Green Linnet Records

compiled by: David Byrne
Beleza Tropical 2
Margareth Menezes
- Ifa, Um Canto Pra Subir
Gonzaguinha - Tanacara
Marisa Monte - Balanca Pema
Daniela Mercury - Batuque
Moleque De Rua - Pregoes De Rio
Luaka Bop

Traditional Music from the Andes
Taquirari - Traditional Andino
Raymi - Sanjuanito, Equador
Self produced: contact: Dr Carmen Chuquin (608) 256-3235
instruments: guena, rondador, samponas, badolin, charango, chagas, mandolina, guitarra, clave and bombo

Music from the Coffee Lands
Susana Baca -
Maria Lando - Peru
James Bla Pahinui - Gabby Kai - Hawaii
Putumayo World Music

Wimme Saari
Gierran (Enchantment)

the 2nd album by the Finnish Sami Wimme Saari who sings in an ancient musical style known as yoik; on this album we hear a modern fusion featuring various electronica
Frifot (footloose)
Sommarvals - Summer Waltz
I denna ljuva Sommartid (In This lovely Summertime)

Hedningarna with Sanna Kurki-Suonio & Anita Lehtola
Karelia Visa
Neidon Laulu (the Song of a Maiden)

Karelian is the Balto Finnish dialect which kept alive the archaic runosong-form from which was derived the Finnish epic called the "Kalevala."

Hovia Edwards
Morning Star
Morning Star - Native American flute
Canyon Records (since 1951)
Hovia Edwards, a member of the Shoshone Bannock tribe of Fort Hall Indian Reservation, Idaho was fourteen years old at the time this recording. Her father, Herman Edwards, is a flute maker

Verdell Primeaux & Johnny Mike
Gathering of Voices
Four Harmonized Peyote Songs
Canyon Records (since 1951)
These quiet meditative songs are performed as part of the ceremony of the Native American Church. They celebrate the unity of humankind with each other and with the earth we live on. Peyote songs are always sung in sets of four, accompanied by rattle and water drum

Osamu Kitajima
Sweet Chaos
Living Colors - Japanese Shakuhachi
MESA Records

Music from the Coffee Lands
Ayub Ogada
- Kothbiro - Kenya
Putumayo World Music

Jimi Mbaye
Dakar Heart
Noone Yi
Shanachie Records

As guitarist and arranger in Youssou Ndour's "Super Etoile" band Jimi Mbaye has played an important part in making some of the most distinctive and powerful African pop ever created. As a child of ten, Jimi fashioned his first instrument from discarded gasoline cans and fishing line and taught himself to play. Versed in many traditions, Jimi Mbaye transforms African roots music and propelling it to a new level.

Music from Senegalese musician Jimi Mbaye's debut solo album.

Sam Mangwana
Galo Negro
Gallo Negro
Putumayo Artists

Selected Artists
On A Starry Night
Bobby McFerrin
Common Threads
Windham Hill Records
a lovely seque to AfroPop World Wide by Bobby McFerrin

Stay tuned for Afropop World Wide hosted by George Collinet

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Playlist from Live Broadcast 01 May 1999
Host/Producer, Board Operator & Web: Mark R. Thomas

Modified: 01 May 1999; MRT

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