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playlist #133 (11/1/10)-all saints, all souls

November 1, 2010

World of Music
Pgm #133 – Nov. 1st marks the halfway point between the autumn equinox and the winter solstice. It’s also All Saints Day, the midway point between Hallowe’en and and All Souls Day/Dia de los Muertos. What wonderful inspiration for a radio program.
Catch the show on Mondays 3-5pm EDT – at 105.9FM in Burlington, VT or online at The Radiator
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Nas with Youssou N’Dour & Neneh Cherry: Wake Up (It’s Africa Calling) / Open Remix / http://www.intrahealth.org/open/ (download) – (USA / SENEGAL)
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Dr. John: Litanie des Saints / Goin’ Back to New Orleans / Warner Brothers 26940 – (N’AWLINS)
Kermit Ruffins featuring Juanita Brooks: When I Die (You Better Second Line) / Every Day is a Holiday / Basin Street Records 703 – (N’AWLINS)
Louis Jordan: I’ll Be Happy & Kate Starr: Oh Babe / Blues / EMI-Capitol 52051 – (USA)
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Los Camperos de Valles: El Llorar (the weeping) / Dancing With The Dead / ellipsis arts 4200 – (MEXICO)
Papando Moscas: El Esqueleto del Terror / Cabeza de Chorito / RGS Music 1372 – (ARGENTINA)
Lila Downs: Ofrenda / La Sandunga / Narada World 72435-93642 – (MEXICO)
Bob French’s Original Tuxedo Jazz Band  featuring Leon “Kid Chocolate” Brown: St. James Infirmary / New Orleans Brass / Putumayo 270 – (N’AWLINS)
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Mariachi Cobre: El Silencio de la Noche / Este Es Mi Mariachi / Kuckuck 11105 – (MEXICO)
Lila Downs: Uno Muerte / Tree of Life / Narada World 72438-49798 – (MEXICO)
Allen Toussaint: St. James Infirmary / The Bright Mississippi / Nonesuch 480380 – (N’AWLINS)
Micky: El Nudo del Zapato (the knot of the shoe) / La Cuenta Altrás / Munster Records 302 – (SPAIN)
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Fela Kuti: Zombie / The Best of the Black President / Universal 3145431972 – (NIGERIA)
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Ramana Vieira: Lágrimas de Rainha (tears of a queen) / Lágrimas de Rainha (tears of a queen) / Pacific Coast Jazz 76101 – (USA/PORTUGAL)
Moussut e Lei Jovents: Lo Dintre / Putan de Cançon / Manivette Records 167 – (FRANCE)
Calibro 35: Death Comes at Midnight / Ritornano quelli di Calibro 35 / Nublu Records 24 – (ITALY)
Pistolera: Algo Pa’Que Te Olvides / Siempre Hay Salida / http://www.pistolera.net 2006 – (USA)
Chuchumbé: La Gallina / ¡Caramba Niño! / Ediciones Pentagrama 1366 – (MEXICO)
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Robert Faltus: Black Panthers / World Music: Catalan Music / http://www.picap.net 2008 – (SPAIN)
Tape Five: A Cool Cat in Town / Tonight Josephine / Cinchin Records 2010 – (GERMANY) *NEW*
Calima: Gatito Perdido (lost kitten) / Azul / EMI 94877 – (SPAIN)
Googie Rene: The Chiller / Hip to the Jive 2 / Sonic Scenery 708021 – (USA)
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Luisa Maita: Desenncabulada / Lero-Lero / Cumbancha 17 – (BRAZIL)
Eric Bibb: Don’t Ever Let Nobody Drag Your Spirit Down / Mali to Memphis / Putumayo 145 – (USA)
Raymond Myles: Heaven Is The Place I Want To Be / Legends of New Orleans / Blue Marble Music 2 – (N’AWLINS)
Madison’s Lively Stones: When the Saints Go Marchin’ In / Saints’ Paradise / Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 40117 – (USA)

playlist #130 (10/11/10)-under the covers, pt. 4

October 11, 2010
World of Music
Pgm #130 – It’s getting chilly. Sounds like it’s time to warm up with another installment of the popular ‘under the covers’ series! Featuring great cover versions of tunes we know and love.
Catch the show on Mondays 3-5pm EDT – at 105.9FM in Burlington, VT or online at The Radiator
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Nas with Youssou N’Dour & Neneh Cherry:  Wake Up (It’s Africa Calling) / Open Remix / http://www.intrahealth.org/open/ (download) – (USA/SENEGAL)
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Stochelo Rosenberg (covering Stevie Wonder): I Wish / Ready’n Able / Iris Music 3001891 – (NETHERLANDS)
Toots & The Maytals (covering Stevie Wonder): Higher Ground / Flip and Twist / D&F Music 2010 – (JAMAICA) *NEW*
Tony Allen (covering U2): Where The Streets Have No Name / In The Name of Love: Africa Celebrates U2 / Shout Factory 826663 – (NIGERIA)
Coco Freeman (featuring U2): I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For / Rhythms del Mundo / Hip-O Records 7891 – (CUBA)
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Lailo (featuring Gloria Gaynor): Yo Vivire (I Will Survive) / Sexy Latin Beats / Azucar Entertainment 90011 – (USA)
Los Destellos (covering Beethoven): Para Elisa / The Roots of Chicha / Barbès Records 16 – (PERU)
Miriam Jarquín & Blues Latino:  Autumn Leaves / No Hay Palabras / http://www.blueslatino.com 2005 – (COSTA RICA)
Grandpa Elliott: This Little Light of Mine / Sugar Sweet / Playing for Change 31841 – (USA)
Oslo Gospel Choir: Vaer Meg Naer (Kumbayah) / Salme Skatt / FX CD 272 – (NORWAY)
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Bob French’s Original Tuxedo Jazz Band w/Leon “Kid Chocolate” Brown: St. James Infirmary / New Orleans Brass / Putumayo 270 – (N’AWLINS)
Ana Cañas (covering Dylan): Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 / Amor e Caos / Sony 88697182782 – (BRAZIL)
Seu Jorge (covering Bowie): Life on Mars? / The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou / Hollywood Records 62494 – (BRAZIL)
Kruno: Puttin’ On The Ritz / Gypsy Jazz Guitar / Gypsy Jazz Distributions 2006002 – (SERBIA)
The Puppini Sisters: It Don’t Mean a Thing if it Ain’t Got That Swing / The Rise and Fall of Ruby Woo / Verve 10416 – (USA)
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Klazz Brothers & Cuba Percussion (covering Beethoven): Salsa No. V / Classic Meets Cuba / Sony 93090 – (CUBA)
La Fragua (covering the Beatles): Eleanor Rigby / De los Andes a los Beatles / Antara 758 – (ARGENTINA)
Easy Star All-Stars featuring Frankie Paul (covering the Beatles): Lucy In the Sky with Diamonds / Easy Star’s Lonely Hearts Dub Band / Discos CNR 21622 – (USA/JAMAICA)
Sunshiners (covering Duran Duran): Notorius / Welkam Bak Long Vanuatu / Ter a Terre 21 – (OCEANIA)
Marcia Griffiths: Sea of Love / Truly / Heartbeat 11661 – (JAMAICA)
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Shinehead (covering Sting): Jamaican in New York / Sidewalk University / Elektra 61139 – (JAMAICA)
Inner Circle (covering the Police): Bed’s Too Big Without You / Spirits in the Material World / Shanachie 45067 – (JAMIACA)
The Denver Dub Collective (covering Prince): When Doves Cry / Purple Dub / http://www.denverdubcollective.com 2009 – (USA)
Easy Star All-Stars (covering Pink Floyd): Us and Them / Dub Side of the Moon / Discos CNR 21606 – (USA)
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Ska Cubano: Istanbul (Not Constantinople) / Ay Caramba! / Cumbancha 1 – (CUBA)
Jim Carrey: Cuban Pete / The Mask / Columbia 66207 – (USA)
Tukuleur (covering Toto): Africa / Cover the World / Putumayo 208 – (SENEGAL)

playlist #87 (11/2/2009)-dia de los muertos / day of the dead

November 2, 2009
2009-Nov02-DiaDeLosMuertos
World of Music
Pgm #87 – In the spirit(s) of All Souls Day & Dia de Los Muertos
Listen Mondays 3-5pm EDT  – at 105.9FM in Burlington, VT or online at The Radiator
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Nas with Youssou N’Dour & Neneh Cherry: Wake Up (It’s Africa Calling) / Open Remix / http://www.intrahealth.org/open/ – (download) – (USA / SENEGAL)
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Los Camperos de Valles: El Llorar (The Weeping) / Dancing With the Dead / Ellipsis Arts 4200 – (OAXACA,MEXICO)
Puerto Candelaria: Muerta! (Death!) / Puerta Candelaria / Merlin Studios 2009 – (COLOMBIA) *NEW*
Cyril Smith with Rudy Vallee’s Connecticut Yankees: With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm / The Haunted House / Nimbus 2008 – (ENGLAND)
Lila Downs: La Llorona (The Weeping Woman) / La Sanduga / Narada World 72435 – (MEXICO)
Neville Brothers: Voo Doo / Yellow Moon / A&M Records 5240 – (N’AWLINS)
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Robert Faltus: Black Panthers / Catalan World Music Sampler 2008 / Picap 2008 – (SPAIN)
Marco Calliari: Bella Luna / Marco Calliari / Casa Nostra     N/A – (ITALY / CANADA)
Jake Shimabukuro: Thriller / Live / Hitchhike Records 1109 – (HAWAII) *NEW*
Robert Johnson: Hellhound On My Trail / Hellhound On My Trail / Indigo Records 2017 – (USA)
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Cuadrilla de Don Manuel Mugarra: Son de los Diablos (Song of the Devils) / Lo Mejor de…Ritmo Negro / Peruano Iempesa 1355 – (PERU)
Bob French’s Original Tuxedo Jazz Band with Leon “Kid Chocolate” Brown: St. James Infirmary Blues / New Orleans Brass / Putumayo 270 – (N’AWLINS)
Kermit Ruffins feat. Juanita Brooks: When I Die (You Better Second Line) / Every Day Is A Holiday / Basin Street Records 703 – (N’AWLINS)
Louis Prima: I’ll Die Happy / Capitol Blues Collection Sampler / Capitol 1997 – (USA)
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Fela Kuti: Zombie / Fela Kuti: The Best of the Black President / EMI 3145431972 – (NIGERIA)
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Bishi: Vicious Stories / Nights At The Circus / Gryphon Records 3 – (ENGLAND / INDIA)
Café Tacuba: Esa Noche / RE / WEA 967842 – (ARGENTINA)
Los Hombres Caliente (Bill Summers & Irvin Mayfield): Vodou Hoodoo Babalu / Volume 4: Vodou Dance/  Basin Street Records 204 – (N’AWLINS)
Alejandra Robles: La Bruja (The Witch) / La Morena / AJ Records 1 – (MEXICO)
Papando Moscas: El Esqueleto del Terror (The Skeleton of Terror) / Cabeza de Chorlito! / RGS Music (N/A) – (ARGENTINA)
NG La Banda: La Bruja (The Witch) / The Best of NG La Banda / Metro Blue Music 21391 – (CUBA)
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Googie Rene: The Chiller/  Hip To The Jive 2 / Sonic Scenery    708021 – (USA)
Dinah Shore: The Scene of the Crime / Hip To The Jive 2 / Sonic Scenery 808021 – (USA)
Tony Trischka: The Leatherwing Bat / Territory / Smithsonian Folkways 40169 – (USA)
Alessandra Bellini with I Giullari di Piazza: Canto di Hecate (Song of Hecate) / Divine Divas / Rounder 5071 – (ITALY) – [Hecate, the Greco-Roman goddess, often associated with magic, witches, ghosts, and crossroads]
Paul Metsa: Whistling Past the Graveyard / Whistling Past the Graveyard / Raven Records     93 – (USA)
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Lazaro Ros & Mezcla: Ibanlayé / Cantos / Intuition Music 3080 – (CUBA)
Sonny Landreth: Congo Square / Legends of New Orleans / Blue Marble Music 2 – (N’AWLINS)
Lila Downs: Black Magic Woman / Shake Away / EMI 92437 – (MEXICO)
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