May 2015 Global Beat Archives

Opening today's program with sounds from West Africa… specifically from Ghana & Mali.  Also a visit to Nigeria & Mauritania, in the first hour.  Winding down the second hour with tributes to Joni Mitchell & Stevie Wonder and closing with mystic spirit from Senegal, Cheikh Lo.

Musica de Cuba opens today's program – classic son & new sounds of the Timba movement.  Also new sounds from Peru of Nova Lima.

Global Beat was pre-empted this day for the day-long special programming in honor of Indigenous Voices of Turtle Island.