May 2016 African Rhythms Archives

Our special guests today are Stranger Cole and Patsy Todd, creators of some of the most unforgettable songs during the original Jamaican Ska era, along with session musician extraordinaire and Mento and Ska expert Phil Chen.

New music from Aziza Brahim, Lee “Scratch” Perry & Subatomic Sound System, Elza Soares plus early digital reggae by Prince Jammy and more on today’s African Rhythms.

Siama and Dallas stop by to celebrate the release of Siama's new CD, Rivers: From the Congo to the Mississippi. Also: Sun Ra, Prince Far I, Asmara All Stars and much more on today's show.