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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)

triangluation of holidays

November 1, 2010

What an interesting day to be putting together a radio show. Yesterday was Halloween, today is All Saints Day, and tomorrow is Dia de los Muertos – in Latin cultures the ‘day of the dead’.

This week’s World of Music spends a fair amount of time in the Big Easy, with N’awlins classics like When the Saints Go Marching In, St. James Infirmary, and the St. Louis Blues. We’ll also stop off several times in Mexico, including music from Oaxaca native Lila Downs, and a traditional recorded live at an actual Dia de los Muertos ceremony. And Italy’s favorite indie combo Calibro 35 offers Death Comes at Midnight, an atmospheric song from their campy homage to 1960s and 70s noir films.

World of Music is a saintly, undead litany of blues, poetry, jazz, and international music every Monday from 3-5pm ET on the Radiator. Online, or at 105.9FM if you’re listening in Burlington, VT.


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