2017-09-01 Music of Work & Labor

African-worker - songs of work and laborSeptember 4 is Labor Day here in the USA, and STG contributes a musical celebration of work and workers, jobs and joblessness. And in the second hour of the show, a mix of new releases and some dusty things I pulled out of the KAOS music library.

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Hour 1
Freshlyground “Working class” from Radio Africa

Dama & D’Gary “Mitady Kandra – Searching For Work” from The Long Way Home

Farmers Market “Meanwhile Back at the Agricultural Workers Collective” from Surfin’ USSR

Johnny Clegg & Juluka “Work for All” from Putumayo Presents A Johnny Clegg and Juluka Collection

Kasumai “Le Travail (Work)” from Senegal – Urban Rhythms

Quetzal “Worksongs” from Worksongs

Isaya Mwinamo “Ukosefu Wa Kazi” from Before Benga Vol. Two: The Nairobi Sound

Vaudou Game “Need a Job” from Apiafo

Natty Remo “work” from Babylon Fall

Set break — KAOS Community Billboard

Invisible System “Zani (Hard Work) (instrumental mix)” from Invisible System in Mali

Urban Turban “Overtime” from Overtime

Roy Paci & Aretuska “Gastarbeiter” from Parola D’Onore

Femi Kuti “No Work No Job No Money” from No Place For My Dream

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Hour 2
The Bombay Royale
“Mauja” from Run Kitty Run

Amparanoia “Caravane (feat. Mouss et Hakim)” from El coro de mi gente

Cheb Nacim “Ya el Hadjla Djake Saayade Men Beide” from Algerian Rai

Kekele “Massamour” from Rumba Congo

Soweto Soul “Sabela (feat. Zuluboy, Joep Pelt & Afrika Mamas)” from Soweto Soul

Kali “Alfa yaya” from Franc-O-Faune

Mau Mau “Cannibal” from Dea

They Must Be Crazy “Cura Di Jambu” from Mother Nature

Set break — Spin The Globe world music concert calendar

Toumani Diabaté “Kaounding Cissoko” from The Mande Variations

Ghalia Benali & Maak “No Anger” from Mwsoul

Bokanté “Zye Ouve, Zye Feme” from Strange Circles

Kobo Town “Corbeaux Following” from Independence




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