Posts Tagged ‘French Quarter’

when it’s party time down south

February 14, 2010

Mardi Gras comes once a year, and while that’s hardly the only reason for partying in the Crescent City these days (go, Saints!) it’s reason enough for this week’s World of Music to join the fun!

Like we need an excuse.

On the eve of the big event we’ll take a second-line stroll down Bourbon Street with N’Awlins natives Kermit Ruffins, Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas, and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. We’ll stop off for visits with the Nevilles, the Marsalises, and the Flying Neutrinos, and hear from Germany’s South Froggies in a hip new mix of the Basin Street Blues.

World of Music is a krewe-hopping, bead tossing, Quatuor Français jambalaya of blues, poetry, and world music every Monday from 3-5pm ET on the Radiator.  Online, or at 105.9FM if you’re listening in Burlington, VT.

And all dat jazz.

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

November 2, 2009
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
Nas with Youssou N’Dour & Neneh Cherry: Wake Up (It’s Africa Calling) / Open Remix / – (download) – (USA / SENEGAL)
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)
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)
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)
Fela Kuti: Zombie / Fela Kuti: The Best of the Black President / EMI 3145431972 – (NIGERIA)
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)
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)
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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