Watcha Clan: Goumari (one of nine million remixes of song; I think this one is the EarthRise Sound System remix; Piranha)
Tinariwen: Tamatant Tilay (Aman Iman: Water Is Life; Harmonia Mundi/World Village)
Vieux Farka Touré: Wosoubour (Vieux Farka Touré; Harmonia Mundi/World Village)
Amadou Mariam: Batoma/Sekebe (Welcome to Mali; Because/Nonesuch)
Diane Jarvi: Tähdet Meren Yllä (Wild Gardens; Lupine)
Snekka: Jonkun Täytyy Tietää ([sic]; Lusti Music Arts Oy)
Tsuumi Sound System: Meteor (Hotas; Aito)
We also talk with poet Michael Kincaid about his new book, There are Gods Here Too: Readings of Heraclitus, a volume of translations of the 5th century BC philosopher Heraclitus.
And Cheri Register and Jennifer Dodgson join us to talk about the upcoming Memoir Festival at the Loft. Cheri Register is the author of several works of creative nonfiction, including Packinghouse Daughter. More information about the Memoir Festival can be found at Loft.org:http://loft.org.
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Hull, Dakota Dave New Shirt New Shirt Arabica
Dykes Magic City Trio Frankie
Holiday, Billie Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man
Ward, Field the Grayson County Railsplitters Ain’t That Trouble In Mind
Indian Creek Delta Boys Where’d You Get That Hat?
Alley, Shelly Lee his Alley Cats You’ve Made a Dream Come True
Memphis Minnie Ma Rainey
McGee, Sam Rsgged Jim
Four Pods of Pepper Queen Street Rag
Johnson, Lonnie Racketeer’s Blues