11/15/2012 African Rhythms


Highlife from Ghana, Township jazz and jive from South Africa, voices from Cape Verde and beyond are all part of the musical mix on today's show.

Playlist Tracks: 
Lijadu Sisters - Orere-Elejigbo
Album: Horizon Unlimited; Label: Knitting Factory
Justin Adams & Juldeh Camara - Nightwalk
Album: In Trance; Label: Real World
Kyerematen Stars - Maye Obi Den
Album: Sofrito: Tropical Discotheque; Label: Strut
K. Frimpong & his Cubano Fiestas - Gyae Mensu
Album: K. Frimpong & his Cubano Fiestas; Label: Continental Records
The Funkees - Break Through
Album: Dancing Time; Label: Soundway
Tcheka - Djan Kre Bejabu
Album: African Guitars; Label: Lusafrica
Mayra Andrade - Lua
Album: Navega; Label: RCA Victor
Sara Tavares - Balancê
Album: Balancê; Label: Times Square
Najite Olokun Prophecy - Showtime
Album: Africa Before Invasion; Label: Sofa Disk
Dub Colossus - Dub Will Tear Us Apart
Album: Addis Through the Looking Glass; Label: Real World
Menahan Street Band - Three Faces
Album: The Crossing; Label: Dunham
Soul Throbs - Little Girl
Album: Next Stop... Soweto volume 2; Label: Strut
Joshua Sithole - Sedelini Thina
Album: Zulu Jive; Label: Carthage
The Skylarks - Holilili
Album: Township Jazz n Jive; Label: Music Club
Johnson Mkhalali - Joyce No. 2
Album: The Indestructible Beat of Soweto; Label: Shanachie
Cocoa Tea - Lost My Sonia
Album: Henry Junjo Lawes: Volcano Explosion; Label: 17 North Parade
Wayne Jarrett - Chip In
Album: Chip In; Label: Greensleeves
Linton Kwesi Johnson - What Fi Go Rave
Album: Independent Intavenshun: The Island Anthology; Label: Island
Diabel Cissokho - Allah Lako
Album: Kanabory Siyama; Label: World Village
Kumatilanye - Lumbalú
Album: The Wonderwheel Spins in 2012; Label: Wonderwheel
Samba Mapangala - Maisha Ni Matamu
Album: Life Is Sweet; Label: Virunga
Orchestra Baobab - Ndéleng Ndéleng
Album: Made in Dakar; Label: Nonesuch
Bosq of Whiskey Barons featuring Kaleta - Dem Know
Album: single; Label: Ubiquity
Air Date: 
November 15, 2012