2015-03-06 – Voices of South African Women

Judith SephumaThe first of two special shows around UN International Women’s Day (March 8). This show focuses on the music of South African women. From the early jive of the Mohotella Queens to the jazz of Dorothy Matsuka, Judith Sephuma (pictured), and Miriam Makeba to the urban sounds of Busi Mhlongo, Brenda Fassie, and Freshlyground — as well as lots of other artists. Plus new releases and sneak previews of upcoming albums (Cascadia ’10!) in the second hour.

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Hour 1
Madame Afrique
“Idaba” from She’s Hot!

Brenda Fassie “I Straight Le Ndaba” from Featuring Black President

Dorothy Masuka “Usemncane” from The Definitive Collection

The Mahotella Queens “Nomshloshazana” from Kazet

Freshlyground “Mowbray Kaap” from Nomvula

Mafikizolo “Marabi” from Voices of South Africa

Nelcy Sedibe “Holotelani” from The Indestructible Beat of Soweto

Judith Sephuma “Re a Lotsha (feat. Stoan Seate)” from New Beginnings

Set break — KAOS Community Billboard

Brenda Fassie “Sum’ Bulala” from South African Rhythm Riot

Letta Mbulu “Kube” from Naturally

Phinda “Tiki tiki” from South Africa

Miriam Makeba “Jol’inkomo” from Pata Pata

Wanda Baloyi “Uzobuyanini” from So Amazing

Hour 2
Busi Mhlongo
“Ukuthula (Live In Peace)” from Urbanzulu

Zamajobe “Ye Wena Sani” from South African Women with a Voice

Chimurenga Renaissance “Imi vechidiki Zevai” from Kudada Nekuva Munhu Mutema

Manuel Benedito Diogo “A Chamada Vai Haver” from Music of Angola

Gino Sitson “Nda Yahwe” from VoiStrings

Cascadia ’10 “Knife Hit” from Knife Hit

Dina El Wedidi “El Haram (Sin)” from Turning Back

Mélisande [électrotrad] “Dans Paris t’a t’une brune” from Les Métamorphoses

Set break — Spin The Globe world music concert calendar

Amampondo “Ingoxoxo (Conversation)” from African Classics

Buena Vista Social Club “Tiene Sabor” from Lost and Found

Cuban Beats All Stars “Do Coração” from La Receta

Monsieur Doumani “Mandra” from Sikoses

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