playlist: #52 (12/22/08)-Best of 2008, pt. 3

World of Music
Pgm #52 – 12/22/08 – Year-end review continues, featuring some of 2008’s top recordings from around the world
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Gaudi & Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan: (Theme song) Bethe Bethe Kese Kese / Dub Qawwalli / six degrees 657036-1137 – (PAKISTAN/UK)
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Sirba Octet: Ukrainian Memory / From the Shtetl to New York / Ambroisie 173 – (FRANCE) – *NEW*
Milan Milosevic Trio: Stormy Vlaina / Pearls & Yarn / Summit 415 – (SERBIA)
Women of the Calabash: Ishe Oluwa / The Kwanzaa Album / Bermuda Reefs 1823 – (USA) – * Formed in 1978 – this is their 30th ann. Year *
Xistra de Coruxo: Desta Maneira Si Leva Xeito / Cantiagas de Nadal / Do Fol Edicions 14 – (GALICIA, SPAIN)
Simon Shaheen, oud (& guests): God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen / Nomad Christmas / Nomad 5314 – (GALILEE / NEW YORK)
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Rockin’ Sidney: Party This Christmas / Louisiana Christmas / JIN 9039 – (N’AWLINS)
Lee “Scratch” Perry: Having a Party / Scratch Came, Scratch Saw, Scratch Conquered / Upsetter Records 302 – (JAMAICA) – *NEW*
Les Nubians: With or Without You / In the Name of Love-Africa Celebrates U2 / Shout Factory 10608 – (CAMEROON) – *NEW*
Amos Hoffman: I Met You / Evolution / RazDaz Records 4606 – (INDIA / USA) – *NEW*
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Lila Downs: Los Pollos (The Chickens) / Shake Away / EMI 92437 – (OAXACA, MEXICO) – *NEW – Grammy Nominee: Best Contemporary World Music Album *
Ivan Lins: Então É Natal (Happy Christmas/War is Over) / Um Novo Tempo / Abril Music 1107019 – (BRAZIL)
Singing Francine: The Christmas Clock / Parang Parang / JASRAC 2408 – (TRINIDAD)
Seprewa Kasa: Nkabom / Seprewa Kasa / Riverboat 1051 – (S. AFRICA) – *NEW*
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Kelly Moore: Puddleglum’s Misery / Silently Hoping / http://www.awakenrecords.com 2008 – (VERMONT) – *NEW*
Los Niños: La Nañita Nana / Los Ninos Cantores de Navidad-20 Villancicos Tradicionales / Discos Fuentes 11062 – (COLOMBIA)
Seun Kuti & Fela’s Egypt 80: African Problems / Seun Kuti & Fela’s Egypt 80 / Disorient 56 – (NIGERIA / USA) – *NEW*
Johnny Adams: O Little Town of Bethlehem / Christmas In New Orleans / Mardi Gras 5010 – (N’AWLINS)
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Joel Xavier: Mandinga / Sarava / JXP 5600321 – (BRAZIL) – *NEW*
Catarina Cardeal & Mike Siracusa: Noite Feliz (Silent Night) / Sounds of the Season / CBC 3018 – (PORTUGAL / CANADA)
Omar Sosa: Ollu / Afreecanos / Ota Records 1019 – (AFRICA) – *NEW*
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Djivan Gasparyan: Sari Gallin-Sari Aghchick (The Blond Bride) / The Soul of Armenia / Network 6759 – (ARMENIA) – *NEW*
Bryan Bowers: Hot Buttered Rum / By Heart / Flying Fish 70313 – (USA)
Ensemble Choral du Bout du Monde: Kreiz An Noz (In the Middle of the Night) / Noëls Celtiques-Celtic Christmas Music from Brittany / Green Linnet 3124 – (BRITTANY)
Oliver Lake Steel Quartet: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas / Have Yourself a Merry… / Passin’ Through 41216 – (USA)
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Los Pinguos: Lo Hora Magica (The Magic Hour) / California / http://www.lospinguos.com 2008 – (ARGENTINA/USA) – *NEW*
Pepe Castillo & Cuatromania: Dialog 7/Los Tres Santos (Three Saints/Dialog 8 / Jolope!-A Christmas Fiesta / Macca Records 1999 – (PUERTO RICO)
Tiddas: Inanay / Rough Guide to Aboriginal Music / Rough Guide 1207 – (AUSTRALIA) – *NEW*
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Woody Phillips (vacuum, broom, saw blades, table saw, etc.): Auld Lang Syne / A Toolbox Christmas / Gourd Music 124 – (USA)
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