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2017-02-03 Music of Immigration-Ban Nations

omar souleyman - SyriaThis week, an emergency show featuring songs from the nations impacted by the presidential immigration ban: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Plus new releases and concert previews in hour two.

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2014-01-24 Music of East Africa + New Releases

Krar Collective, live at Womex 2011. Photo by Jacob Crawfurd (www.crawfurd.com)With the Krar Collective currently on tour, we turn our attention to East Africa. We hit many points throughout the region that includes Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Plus, in hour 2, a heaping helping of new world music releases, including new CDs from Angelique Kidjo, Habib Koite, Shanren, Tiécoro Sissoko, and many others.

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2011-08-19: Horn of Africa

Somali singer Maryam MursalMusic from the Horn of Africa today (including Maryam Mursal, pictured), to help draw attention the the need for famine relief, political reform, and other changes in Somalia and surrounding countries. In the second hour of the show, new releases and a few other tunes. Enjoy!

If you need ideas for how to help Somalia, visit: http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Africa/Africa-Monitor/2011/0720/UN-declares-famine-in-Somalia-How-to-help

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Hour 1
Waaberi  —  Rog Rogosho (Changing)  —  New Dawn
Tlahoun Gessesse   —  Yèné Felagoté  —  Ethiopiques Vol. 17
Teshome Meteku  —  Mot Adeladolgn  —  Ethiopiques Vol. 1
Saba  —  Huwaiahuwa  —  The Rough Guide to African Lullabies
Seynab Cige & Shego Band  —  Walee Aniga  —  Jaalaleey
Alèmayèhu Eshèté  —  Honey Baby  —  Ethiopiques Vol. 8
Getachew Mekuria & The Ex  —  Aha Begena  —  Moa Anbessa
Addis Acoustic Project  —  Enigenagnalen  —  Tewesta (Remembrance)
Mulatu Astatke  —  Mulatu’s Mood  —  Mulatu Steps Ahead
Maryam Mursal   —  Sodewou (Welcome)  —  The Journey
Bole 2 Harlem  —  Hi Loga  —  Bole 2 Harlem

Hour 2
Fredy Mossamba  —  Zonza  —  African Beat
Nation Beat  —  Tropicana (Morena Tropicana)  —  Growing Stone
El Rego  —  E Nan Mian Nuku  —  El Rego
Chiwoniso  —  Irobukairo  —  Rebel Woman
Dumisani Maraire  —  Chaminuka  —  African Odyssey
Mamani Keita  —  Douba  —  Gagner l’argent français
Bio Ritmo  —  Majadero  —  la Verdad
Kotolan  —  Techno Salsa  —  La Tienda de Groove
Cascadia ’10  —  Moon Go-Go (excerpt)  —  Live
Elspeth Savani  —  La Flor de la Canela  —  Flights of Mind
Rafa el Tachuela  —  Marmol y Granito  —  Best of Flamenco
Mamadou Diabate  —     —  Courage