9/29/2011 African Rhythms


It's the 2011 Fall Pledge Drive at KFAI and Brad and Charlie spun a diverse mix of music from around the continent while making the case for supporting community radio and African Rhythms. We also featured a 45 RPM tribute to Leonard Dillon and the Ethiopians.

Playlist Tracks: 
The Funk Ark - Diaspora
Album: From the Rooftops; Label: ESL
Tinariwen - Imidiwan Ma Tienam
Album: Tassili; Label: Anti-
Cheikh Lô - Jamm
Album: Jamm; Label: Nonesuch
Thomas Mapfumo - Nyamutamba Nemombe
Album: Spirits to Bite Our Ears; Label: DBK Works
Mayra Andrade - Comme S'il Pleuvait
Album: Navega; Label: RCA Victor France
Brenda Fassie - Good Black Woman
Album: Brenda Fassie; Label: Capitol
Samba Mapangala - Zanzibar
Album: Life is Sweet; Label: Virunga
Rumbanella Band - Africa Mokili Mobimba
Album: Very Best of Congolese Rumba; Label: Marabi
Baaba Maal + Tony Allen - No Agreement
Album: Red Hot + Riot; Label: MCA
Miles Español - Trampolin
Album: New Sketches of Spain; Label: e one
The Ethiopians - Train to Skaville
Album: 7; Label: WIRL
The Ethiopians - Reggae Hit the Town
Album: 7; Label: Crab
Jack Sparrow - Suffering on the Land
Album: 7; Label: Coxsone
The Ethiopians - Monkey Money
Album: 7; Label: white
Amadou Mariam - Sarama
Album: Wuti; Label: Circular Moves
Taj Mahal Toumani Diabate - Queen Bee
Album: Kulanjan; Label: Hannibal
Bassekou Kouyate Ngoni Ba - Bassekou
Album: Segu Blue; Label: Out Here
K. Frimpong his Cubano Fiestas - Kyenkyen Bi Adi M'Awu
Album: K. Frimpong his Cubano Fiestas; Label: Continental
M.anifest - Blue
Album: Immigrant Chronicles: Coming to America; Label: M.anifest
Nneka - Africans
Album: Concrete Jungle; Label: Decon
Staff Benda Bilili - Sala Mosala
Album: Tres Tres Fort; Label: Crammed
Cymande - Dove
Album: Renegades of Funk; Label: Newhouse
Air Date: 
September 29, 2011

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