10/13/2011 African Rhythms

 

The wave of lost African gems from the 70s being rescued from obscurity continues and on today's show we heard deep cuts from El Rego (Benin) and Joni Haastrup (Nigeria) alongside shiny contemporary pearls.


Playlist Tracks: 
Miles Español - Spantango
Album: Miles Español; Label: e one
Joni Haastrup - Wake Up Your Mind
Album: Wake Up Your Mind; Label: Tummy Touch/Soundway
Mamani Keita - Gagner l'Argent Français
Album: Gagner l'Argent Français; Label: No Format
Omar Souleyman + Bjork - Crystalline
Album: 12; Label: Nonesuch
El Rego - E Nan Mian Nuku
Album: El Rego; Label: Daptone
Hugh Mundell - Blessing of Fari
Album: Arise; Label: Mun Rock
The Funk Ark - From the Rooftops
Album: From the Rooftops; Label: ESL
Baaba Maal + Mansour Seck - Sehilam
Album: Djam Leelii: The Adventurers; Label: Palm Pictures
Addis Acoustic Project - Selam Yihoun Lehoulachin
Album: Addis Acoustic Project; Label: World Village
Mandrill - Solid
Album: Solid; Label: United Artists
Fatoumata Diawara - Bakonoba
Album: Fatou; Label: World Circuit
Peter Tosh - Lessons in my Life
Album: Nuclear War; Label: Parlophone
Innocent - Sura Nzuri (Beautiful Face)
Album: Shine Africa; Label: Kilimanjaro
Wagadudu - Easy Dancing
Album: Timeless Classics; Label: Sassman
Nickodemus - Sunstar (Zeb's Afrobeat remix)
Album: Turntables on the Hudson 8; Label: Wonder Wheel/ESL
Sergent Garcia - Yo Soy Salsamuffin
Album: Una y Otra Vez; Label: Cumbancha
Buika - Loca
Album: Mi Niña Lola; Label: DRO Atlantic
Linda Muthama - Siku Njema
Album: Imajination; Label: Linda Muthama
Mbilia Bel - Naza
Album: Welcome; Label: Syllart
Upsetters - Curly Dub
Album: Super Ape; Label: Mango
Program: 
Air Date: 
October 13, 2011

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