2011-07-29: The Sound of Joy

Joyful elephant and riderPrompted by the Ananda Mela festival’s subtitle — “joyful festival of India” — this week’s show included joyful music from all over the planet. Including India, of course. Plus an interview with Beloved Festival director Elliot Rasenick about his August 11-15 gathering of sacred music and arts near the Oregon coast.

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Hour 1
Klezmer Juice  –  Happy Nigun  –  Jewfro
The Latin Blues Band feat. Luis Aviles  –  (I’ll be a) Happy Man  –  Brown Sugar – Latin Breakbeats, Basslines & Boogaloo
Adam Rafferty  –  Overjoyed  –  Gratitude
Moses Khumalo  –  Celebrate Mzansi  –  Mntungwa
Seheno  –  Blue Joy  –  Ka
–  Interview with Beloved Festival director Elliot Rasenick  –
Jai Uttal  –  Malkouns  –  Shiva Station
Ekrem & Gypsy Groovz  –  Cocek Srece [Chochek of Happiness]  –  Rivers of Happiness
Shooglenifty  –  Delighted  –  Solar Shears

Hour 2
SINGH Talvin & KUMAR Niladri  –  The Bliss  –  Together
Tony Allen  –  Celebrate   –  Secret Agent
Smiling Osei  –  Happy Maker  –  Wayo Tactics
Slavic Soul Party  –  Laughter Club  –  Taketron
Etran Finatawa  –  Tekana (The Beauty of the Desert)  –  Desert Crossroads
Razia Said  –  Salamalama Aby  –  Zebu Nation
Delhi 2 Dublin  –  The Happy Track  –  Planet Electric
La Cherga  –  Sufi Dub  –  Revolve
Keith & Ken With The Jamaican Steel Band  –  Joy Ride  –  Jamaica
Oliver Mtukudzi  –  Totutuma (We Celebrate)  –  Tsivo (Revenge)
Freshlyground  –  Moto  –  Radio Africa
Bole 2 Harlem  –  Aya Bellew  –  Bole 2 Harlem
Absolute Ensemble  –  Oyun 1  –  Arabian Nights

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