2016-11-11 Post-Election Recovery Music

Gina ChavezI take one week off from my show, and America elects Trump? Remind me not to disappear before an election again. In selecting my post-election songlist, I found myself drawn to global music by great women artists, some of whom are singing about women’s rights and social justice. Maybe that was just coincidence (hah!), but it made for a compelling, cathartic show.

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Hour 1
Moana & The Moahunters
“Moko” from Rua

Nuriya “Levanta” from Tanita

Lungiswa “Inner City Blues Xhosa” from Ekhaya

Oumou Sangare “Laban” from Oumou

Pauliina Lerche “Vot i Kaalina” from Katrilli

Chiwoniso “Rebel Woman” from Rebel Woman

Susheela Raman “Mamavatu” from Gifted: Women Of The World

Gina Chavez “Gotta Get” from up.rooted

Zap Mama “Abadou” from Adventures In Afropea 1

Set break — KAOS Community Billboard

Nathalie Cora “L’harmattan” from Petite Terre

Noura Mint Seymali “Mohammedoun” from Arbina

Angelique Kidjo “Black Ivory Soul” from Black Ivory Soul

GiGi “Kahn” from Gigi

Hour 2
Les Amazones De Guinée
“Zawi” from Wamato

Tarika “Didy” from Bibiango

Fela Kuti “No Agreement (Part 2)” from Best Of The Black President

Mahotella Queens “Homeless” from Women of the World

Ani Cordero “Panis Et Circenses” from Recordar

Eljuri “Injusticia” from La Lucha

Eva Ayllon “Akundun” from KimbaFa

Sia Tolno “Rebel Leader” from African Woman

Set break — Spin The Globe world music concert calendar

¡ESSO! Afrojam Funkbeat “Sabrosa” from ¡Esso! Afrojam Funkbeat

Lala Njava “Dinako” from Malagasy Blues Song

Rokia Traoré “Obikè” from Né So

Alsarah & The Nubatones “3yan T3ban” from Manara

Ceuzany “Amor I Dor” from Ilha d’Melodia

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