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We sample tracks from a number of recent comps on Luv N’Haight, Now Again, Jazzman, Analog Africa, Sound Way, Secret Stash, Hot Casa Honest Jons, and other excellent reissue labels. In the process, we visit the 1970’s Funk & Psychedelic scene of the USA, Nigeria, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Cuba, Panama, Belize, Colombia, Peru, Cambodia, & even Estonia…

This program presents music from Paraguay and Marimba music, as well as songs interpreted by Concha Buika and Chavela Vargas. It also includes a few “Romanzas” and music by Astor Piazzolla. The literature segment presents “Un cuento de navidad” by the Mexican playwright Emilio Carvallido.

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Internationally know astrologer Heather Roan Robbins gives the forecast for the next quarter – www.heatherroanrobins.com
Haven Herron of SoulForce updates us on the programs and happenings of this fierce organization – www.soulforce.org


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On this edition of African Rhythms: new music from Hindi Zahra (Paris via Morocco) and Tendai “Baba” Maraire (Zimbabwe via USA, Shabazz Palaces), a look at Congolese music, new and vintage, and its Cuban influences, and much more with Brad, Jojo and Deborah.

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OCCUPY MN update.

12/1 in a nutshell…

Beatles covers made up the 4@4… and the GotchaSKAvered Ska Cover-of-the-Month Club selection for December, Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da. Paul McCartney named the principal character in the song (Desmond) after Desmond Dekker, and sho’nuff, Mr. Dekker went ahead and covered it! Wouldn’t you? I know I would. Anyway, Desmond Dekker had a record in the market-place… and here it is, complete with a bit of Dekker’s own Wise Man tacked on at the end. Sherwood brought more of his recently-acquired KFAI Record Sale goodies (basically, this stuff comes from one planet to another… Jet Set to Sherwood’s. Big-ups to Glen!)
A newie invaded the oldies hour, as sometimes happens ‘round here.
Skankworks/IMT side-project Carr/McWheele Orchestra expands our in-house bumper selection with Time Beings, which is going to remind you of something… ain’t sayin’ what. Enjoy!

All sorts of danceable fandangos bound around this week’s show, so get up and get moving!

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