Another all-vinyl serving of Deep Funk, Soul, Blues, Gospel, Jazz, and Afro Beat… featuring Benny Sharp The Sharpies, James Knight The Butlers, Little Sonny, Rudy Ray Moore, Meditation Singers, Little Sister, Lady Margo, George Freeman, Clarence Wheeler, George Danquah, and Fela Kuti…
This program presents “Raíces cubanas”: Isaac Oviedo, Pancho Amat, María Teresa Vera . . It also includes Liliana Herrero and Soledad Pastorutti, from Argentina, and Violeta Parra, from Chile. The literature segment presents poetry by the Chilean Gabriela Mistral, winner of the 1945 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Tinariwen’s forthcoming album, Tassili, is filled with dark and brooding lyrics and a stripped-down acoustic sound. They’ve put away the electric guitars for the moment but haven’t lost a bit of their intensity. We debuted two tracks from that CD on today’s African Rhythms and heard plenty of other contemporary and classic sounds from the continent along the way.
It's hard to deny, this band, playing all original material, has that Rolling Stones sound to it. Very talented, great sense of humor. They heated up Studio Five. Give a listen on our FOREVER archives here: https://archive.org/details/60Ruben