2012-06-08 Global songs about bugs, insects, & spiders

spiderweb oudSpiders, butterflies, bees, fleas. Yes, it’s creepy crawly buzzy day on Spin The Globe, as we round up songs about some of the smaller, and sometimes more annoying, residents of our planet. Stand on a chair wielding a broom if you must, but don’t miss this collection of great songs about bugs. Plus new releases and concert previews in hour 2.

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Hour 1
Lila Downs y La Misteriosa “La Cucaracha (Live)” from En París – Live á Fip

Jungle By Night “Termite” from Jungle By Night

Banda Osiris “Caterpillar” from Colonne Sonore

Alessandra Belloni “Tarantella Alla Carpinese” from Tarantata: Dance of the Ancient Spider

Myriam Makeba “The Naughty Little Flea” from The Click Song

Kitka “Butterfly Songs (Bulgarian, American)” from CRADLE SONGS

Flying Bulgars “The Spider Comes” from Rough Guide: Klezmer

The Funk Ark “Katipo (The Spider)” from From the Rooftops

Los de Abajo “El Insecto” from Latin Ska Force

Roaring Lion “The Blue Tail Fly” from Calypso Island Greats Of The 1930s

Max Wild “Butterfly (excerpt)” from Tamba

[Dunkelbunt] “The Chocolate Butterfly (feat. Raf Mc & Fanfare Ciocarlia) (Tüwi Edit)” from The Balkan Club Night Vol. 2

Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 “One Note Samba/Spanish Flea” from Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66

Congress-Woman Malinda Jackson Parker “Cousin Mosquito #1” from Tubman Goodtype Songs of Liberia – EP

Polyrhythmics “The Revenge of the Sneaky Spider” from Labrador

Hour 2
Fela’s Egypt 80 & Seun Kuti
“Mosquito Song” from Many Things

Important “Origin” from Sembeh Ma Fa Fe-Revisits Volume

Somerville Symphony Orkestar “Cheswick’s Cigarettes” from Somerville Symphony Orkestar

Ocho Pies “La Cachita” from Tropical Footprint

Ozomatli “Ya Viene el Sol (The Beatle Bob Remix)” from Street Signs

Driver & Jalal Hamdaoui “Ila Nzour Nebra” from The Dictator (Music from the Motion Picture)

Oreka Tx “Jai Adivasi” from Nömadak Tx

Kim Sinh “Dinh Lan – Tan Phong” from Music from Vietnam

Baka Pygmies “The Humming Of The Bees” from Cameroon – Baka Pygmy Music [Musica Atlas v. 21, Unesco Collection]

Niyaz “Vafa” from Sumud

Paul Simon “Homeless (demo)” from Graceland (25th Aniversary edition)

tUnE-yArDs, ?uestlove, Angelique Kidjo & Akua Naru “Lady (Clean Edit)” from (Red) Hot + Fela

Sally Nyolo “Original” from African Guitars

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