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playlist #131 (10/18/10)-under the covers, pt. 5

October 18, 2010
World of Music
Pgm #131 – More great international covers 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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Tiempo Libre (covering Bach): Olas de Yemayá (on Bach’s Prelude in C major) / Bach In Havana / Sony Classical 88697 – (CUBA)
Diego Peláyez (covering the Beatles): Drive My Car / Melosofias / BMG 74321641222 – (VENEZUELA)
Natacha Atlas (covering Screamin’ Jay Hawkins): I Put A Spell On You / Ayeshtem / Mantra 1024 – (EGYPT)
Los Fabulosos Cadillacs (covering the Beatles): Strawberry Fields Forever / Rey Azucar / Sony Discos 81596 – (ARGENTINA)
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El Pollito de California (covering Tom Jones): No es nada extraño (It’s Not Unusual) / Perversiones Flamencas / Zomba Records 9221212 – (SPAIN)
Aswad (featuring Sting): Invisible Sun / Roots Revival / ARK 21 186810042 – (JAMAICA)
Ladysmith Black Mambazo & Dolly Parton (covering Bob Dylan): Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door / Heavenly / Shanachie 64098 – (SOUTH AFRICA)
Cassandra Wilson (covering Bob Dylan): Lay Lady Lay / Closer To You / Blue Note Records 5099696087 – (USA)
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The Lost Fingers (covering Technotronic): Pump Up The Jam / Lost In The 80s / Sony Music 88697556082 – (QUÉBEC)
Les Go (covering Hall & Oates): I Can’t Go For That / Cover The World / Putumayo 208 – (IVORY COAST)
Wasis Diop (covering The Talking Heads): Once In A Lifetime / Toxu / Mercury 14558198 – (SENEGAL)
Baba Yaga (covering the Beatles): Back In The USSR / Baba Yaga / Fono Records (N/A) – (IRELAND/HUNGARY/RUSSIA)
Nguyên Lê (covering Jimi Hendrix): Purple Haze / Purple / ACT Records 9410 – (VIETNAM/FRANCE)
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Punjabi By Nature (covering KC & the Sunshine Band): That’s The Way (I Like It) / Jmpn For Joy / PBN 1002 – (INDIA)
Cedella Marley Booker & Taj Mahal (covering Bob Marley): Three Little Birds / World Playground / Putumayo 154 – (JAMAICA)
Luna Itzel: Besame Mucho / Frida: La Música Que Acompañó Sus Pasiones / Global e Rack 13217 – (MEXICO)
De Dannan (covering Queen): Hibernian Rhapsody / Hibernian Rhapsody / Shanachie 78005 – (IRELAND)
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¡Cubanismo! (covering Bob Marley): Could You Be Loved / ¡Mucho Gusto! / Hannibal 1461 – (CUBA)
Freddie McGregor: Black & White / Reggae For Kids / RAS Records 3095 – (JAMAICA)
Tom Jobim: Wave / Tom Jobim / Sem Limite 73145487642 – (BRAZIL)
Mary Lee’s Corvette (covering Bob Dylan): Tangled Up In Blue / Blood On The Tracks / (Label name N/A)  – (USA)
Albert Pla (covering Lou Reed): El Lado Más Bestia de la Vida (Take A Walk On The Wild Side) / Perversiones Flamencas / Zomba Records 9221212 – (SPAIN)
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Soweto Gospel Choir (covering U2): Pride (In The Name Of Love) / In The Name Of Love: Africa Celebrates U2 / Shout Factory 826663 – (SOUTH AFRICA)
Sunshiners (covering Supertramp): Take The Long Way Home / Sunshiners / BMG 21074 – (OCEANIA)
Kermit Ruffins (covering Johnny Nash): I Can See Clearly Now / Livin’ A Tremé Life / Basin Street Records 107 – (N’AWLINS)

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)

getting cozy

October 10, 2010

With the cooler temps and chilly breezes off the Lake these days I thought it was about time for another in our occasional ‘under the covers’ series.

These week’s World of Music features international covers of everything from the Beatles and Dylan, to Beethoven and Prince and classics like the swinging tunes, “Besame Mucho” and “Cuban Pete”. If the recent bright fall sunshine isn’t quite enough to keep you warm, the dancing this show inspires sure will!

World of Music is a comforting, wool sock/hot apple cider autumn cocktail 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.

in the garden

July 11, 2010

It’s a ripe garden of great tunes on this week’s World of Music, including DJ Frane’s organic-electric fantasy, the Electric Garden of Delights.

We’ll hear the newest releases from Brazil’s Luisa Maita, Vermont’s own Guagua, and Benin’s Angelique Kidjo.

Mongo Santamaria and the Easy Star All-Stars offer tributes to the Beatles and Pink Floyd, and we’ll preview Crescent, the exceptional new Coltrane tribute album from vibes artist Mike Mainieri.

World of Music is a fertile compost 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.

playlist #92 (12/7/2009)-year-end 2009 review

December 11, 2009
World of Music
Pgm #92 – Reviewing some of 2009’s top world recordings
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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Ska Cubano: Istanbul (Not Constantinople) / Ay Caramba! / Cumbancha 1 – (CUBA)
Pistolera: No Suspires (No Sighs) / Siempre Hay Salida / http://www.pistolera.net 2006 – (NY CITY)
Tchavolo Schmitt: Antsela /French Essentials / BurexJazz 5 – (FRANCE)
Abdul Aziz Al Mubarek: Bitgoolila / Abdul Aziz Al Mubarek / GlobeStyle Records 23 – (SUDAN)
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Telmary Diaz: Que Equivoca’o / A Diario / DM Ahora Records 3 – (CUBA)
Béaturia: Teléphone / MIDEM Sampler / http://www.picap.cat 2008 – (SPAIN)
Bole 2 Harlem: Ya Selam / Volume 1 / Sounds of the Mushroom v.1 – (ETHIOPIA)
Shruti Sadolikar: Raga Bhairavi / Shruti Sadolikar / Nimbus 5346 – (INDIA)
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Easy Star All-Stars featuring Sugar Minott: When I’m Sixty-Four / Easy Star’s Lonely Hearts Dub Band / Easy Star Records 21622 – (JAMAICA)
Los Fabulosos Cadillacs: Arde Buenos Aires / Lo Esencial Los Fabulosos Cadillacs / norte  706443 – (ARGENTINA)
Rokia Traoré: Tounka / Tchamantché / Universal 530 785 – (MALI)
Klazz Brothers & Cuba Percussion: Mambozart (on Mozart’s Symphony #40) / Classic Meets Cuba / Sony 93090 – (CUBA)
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Chango Spasiuk: Alvear Orilla, Estancia Santa Maria, Tío Marcos, La Ratonera / Pynandí / World Village 468083 – (ARGENTINA) *2009 release*
Tinariwen: Lulla / Imadiwan: Companions / World Village 468096 – (MALI) *2009 release*
Willie Colón: Cuando Me Muera / El Malo vol. II / Lone Wolf Records 804 – (CUBA) *2009 release*
Angelique Kidjo: Zelie / Oyo / N/A *DEMO* – (BENIN) * preview – coming out in 2010 *
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Debashish Bhattcharya: Milaap / O Shakuntala! / Riverboat Records 1053 – (INDIA) *2009 release*
K’Naan: Take a Minute / Troubadour / A&M Octone / 12478 – (SOMALIA) *2009 release*
Oumou Sangare: Kounadya / Seya / Nonesuch 519650 – (MALI) *2009 release* – Grammy nominee, Best Contemporary World Music Album
Syran Mbenza & Ensemble: Rumba Kongo / Zozo Visi / Immortal Franco: Africa’s Unrivaled Guitar Legend / Riverboat Records 1050 – (CONGO) *2009 release*
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Jon Balke & Amina Alaoui: A la Dina Dana / Siwan / ECM 2042 – (NORWAY / MOROCCO) *2009 release*
Les Léopards: D’Leau Coco (Coconut Milk) / Tumbélé: Biguine, Afro and Latin Sounds from the French Caribbean, 1963-74 / Soundway 17 – (MARTINIQUE) *2009 release*
Mamane Barka: Wo Kuru / Introduucing Mamane Barka / World Music Network 114 – (NIGER) *2009 release*
Kailash Kher & Kailasa: Kaise Main Kahoon (How Do I Say It?) / Yatra (Nomadic Souls) / Cumbancha 14 – (INDIA) *2009 release*
Omara Portuondo featuring Jorge Drexler: Gracias / Gracias / World Village 479021 – (CUBA) *2009 release* – Latin Grammy winner, Best Traditional Tropical Album
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…and listen for more new 2009 world releases in the next show!

playlist #81 (9/14/2009) – under the covers, pt. 3

September 14, 2009
PurpleDub
World of Music
Pgm #81 – Under the Covers, pt. 3 – a revival of our occasional series featuring all world and jazz covers of pop tunes
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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Denver Dub Collective (covering Prince): When Doves Cry / Purple Dub / http://www.denverdubcollective.com 2009 – (USA) *NEW*
Easy Star All-Stars featuring Sugar Minott (covering the Beatles): When I’m Sixty-Four / Easy Star’s Lonely Hearts Dub Band / Easy Star Records 21622 – (JAMAICA) *NEW*
Tarrus Riley (covering Sting): King of Pain / Spirits in the Material World-A Reggae Tribute to the Police / Shanachie 45067 – (JAMAICA) *NEW*
Soweto Gospel Choir (covering U2): In the Name of Love / In the Name of Love-Africa Celebrates U2 / Shout! Factory 10608 – (S. AFRICA)
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Sunshiners (covering David Bowie): Modern Love / Sunshiners / BMG Japan 21074 – (OCEANIA)
Seu Jorge (covering Bowie): Rebel Rebel / The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions Featuring Seu Jorge / Hollywood Records 62576 – (BRAZIL)
Oslo Gospel Choir: Vaer Meg Naer (Kumbayah) / Salmeskatt / FX CD 272 – (NORWAY)
Junior Parker & the Jimmy McGriff Orchestra (covering the Beatles): Taxman / Funny How Time Slips Away / LaserLight Blues B000001J12 – (USA)
Mongo Santamaria (covering the Beatles): Daytripper / Jazz Moods: Cha-Cha Party / Concord Picante 5220 – (CUBA)
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Bonerama (covering Led Zeppelin): Ocean / Bringing It Home / http://www.bonerama.net 2007 – (N’AWLINS)
Matt Haimovitz (covering Zeppelin): Kashmir / Goulash! / Oxingale 2007 – (USA)
Steve Blanco Trio (covering Zeppelin): Black Dog / Piano Warrior / Art of Life 1035 – (USA) *NEW*
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Accoules Sax (covering Mr. James Brown): I Feel Good / Fiesta Music / CMD 12597 – (FRANCE)
Mo’ Horizons (covering Percy Mayfield): Hit the Road Jack (Pé na éstrada) / Brazil Remixed / Groove Gravy 1102 – (BRAZIL)
Nat King Cole (remixed by Cut Chemist): Day In Day Out / Nat King Cole RE: Generations / Capitol 2009 – (USA) *NEW*
Rachid Taha (covering The Clash): Rock el Casbah / Tékitoi / Wrass 126 – (ALGERIA/FRANCE)
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The Fabulous Thunderbirds (covering the French original by Louiguy): Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White / Blues Masters, vol. 4: Harmonica Classics / Rhino 71124 – (USA)
Lila Downs (covering the trad. Mexican tune): La Cucaracha / One Blood – Una Sangre / EMI 78049 – (MEXICO)
Magnifico (covering the Animals): Land of Champions (House of the Rising Sun) / Grand Finale AVIH ? – (YUGOSLAVIA)
Kruno (covering Irving Berlin): Puttin’ On the Ritz / Gypsy Jazz Guitar / Gypsy Jazz Distribution 2006002 – (CROATIA/USA)
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Easy Star All-Stars featuring Dr. Israel (covering Pink Floyd): Brain Damage / Dub Side of the Moon / Easy Star Records 21606 – (JAMAICA)
The Bad Plus (covering Pink Floyd): Comfortably Numb / For All I Care / Heads Up 3148 – (USA)
Denver Dub Collective featuring Venus Cruz (covering Prince): Purple Rain / Purple Dub / http://www.denverdubcollective.com 2009 – (USA) *NEW*
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Jake Shimabukuro (covering Chick Corea): Spain / Live / Hitchike Records 1109 – (HAWAII, USA) *NEW*
Klazz Brothers & Cuba Percussion (covering George Bizet): Klazz Meets Cuba / Carmen Cumaba / Sony 93090 – (CUBA)
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