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Good Evening & Welcome to The World Beat
I'm Mark Thomas & I'll be your host for the next two hours.

We'll be listening to an eclectic collection of music from around the world this evening

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

Davy Spillane
The Sea of Dreams
Midnight Walker
Covert Records
Irish musician, Davy Spillane was featured on the movie soundtrack for Titanic; adding to the drama, the emotional impact of his Uilleann pipes

Sharon Shannon
Sandy River Belle
The Marguerita Suite
Green Linnet
Irish Accordian player, Sharon Shannon, her third CD on the Green Linnet record label.

Mônica Salmaso
Cantos dos Escravos
Bate Canela - Baché Canéla
Blue Jackel

Mônica Salmaso,from Sao Paulo has surfaced as one of the best young voices of Brazil. She was the winner of the 1999 Best Brazilian singer of the Visa-Mastercard El Dorado National Competition. 'Trampolim,' on the Blue Jackel label, is her first solo recording.

Paulo Bragança
January, Night Full Moon
Luaka Bop

Recorded in Lisbon with roots in Portuguese fado

as fadas de estraño
Green Linnet
Music from Galicia, the celtic region of Spain, located on the Atlantic coast, just north of Portugal in an area containing five fiords.

Instruments: flute, violin, Celtic harp, mandolin, ocarina, bagpipes, crumhorn, gaita, bouzouki, castañolas, uillean pipes, oboe, & clarinet

Angels of Venice
Angels of Venice
Trotto (anonymous 14th century Italian composition)
Windham Hill Records
Angels of Venice

Wimme Saari
Gierran (Enchantment)
North Side

Finnish Sammi singer songwriter, Wimme Saari, expands on his ancient vocal technique, known as "yoik" with electronic accompaniment

Klockar Aleksanteri
North Side

Troka is the eponomous debut of a traditional acoustic folk group from Finland, a quintet featuring the fiddle, viola, mandolin, accordian, harmonium & double bass

North Side

New music from Sweden featuring three gifted traditional musicians
fiddles, mandola, bagpipes, flute, hammer dulcimer, and Lena Willmark's lovely voice.

Various Artists
Devil's Tune
The Waterfall Wizards Halling Tune
Nordafjølls The North Mountains
North Side

Norway's Hardanger fiddle which has four or five resonating strings below the bridge. Special tunings give it a haunting sound, Many legends describe exausted fiddlers who had played for days in a trance. To this day, listeners are affected by the haunting by the droning sound of the Hardanger fiddle's strings.

Djamel Ben Yelles
1002 Nights
Unfinished Story
Quango Island Outpost Series

Dennis Brown
Love Keep Us Together
Stop Your Fighting
Dennis Brown's voice has a quintessential reggae sound and he is backed here by some excellent players.

Cesar Rosas
Soul Disguise
Adios Mi Vida (with Flaco Jimenez)
E. Los Ballad #13


Tango Alas
Que Lluva
Tinder Records
Soulful nuevo flamenco from a group founded in the mountains of Andalusia.

Chico and the Gypsies
El Verano

Isla del Sol
Isla del Sol
Baja/TSR Records

I'm Mark Thomas, and your listening to the World Beat
on the Maverick Radio Network

89.7 KMSU/Mankato & 91.3 KMSK/Austin

Rev. Dennis Kamakahi
- (Glow Brightly)
Dancing Cat Records
(from the Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Masters Series)
producer:George Winston
Rev. Dennis Kamakahi is one of Hawai'i's most prolific and popular songwriters
Slack key guitar, known as - kiho'alu. Its roots of can be traced back to the 1830's when the guitar was first introduced by Mexican and Spanish cowboys hired to teach Hawaiian coyboys how to control an overpopulation of cattle on the islands. Hawaiians quickly adopted the guitar into their culture and developed their own unique tunings; this is what gives Kiho'lu its name. Thumb plays bass while the other fingers pick the melody and improvisations in a finger-picked style.

Keola Beamer
Moe'uhane Kika "Tales from the Dream Guitar"
Ku'uipo Ku'u Lei
Dancing Cat Records

Sam Mangwana
Galo Negro
Ghetto (Lingala)
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 07 August 1999
Host/Producer, Board Operator & Web: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 07 August 1999; MRT

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