2018-01-12 Music of Kings & Queens for MLK Day

Martin Luther King Jr.Jan. 15 is the birthday of Martin Luther King. While the USA doesn’t have a monarchy, he was certainly moral royalty. So we’ll celebrate with music about him and other kings and queens of the world. Plus a few other global tunes, new and old, in hour 2.

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Hour 1
“Ipokrit (Manje Bliye)” from Ram 6: Manmanm Se Ginen

Mighty Sparrow “Martin Luther King” from More Sparrow More

Ariya Astrobeat Arkestra “African Kings” from Ariya Astrobeat Arkestra

Calypso Rose “Calypso Queen” from Far from Home

James Andrews & Trombone Shorty “Zulu King” from The Rough Guide to the Music of New Orleans

The Garifuna Women’s Project “Uruwei (The Government)” from Umalali: The Garifuna Women’s Project

Achanak “Ek Tera Na Rakna (Dancing Queen)” from The Rough Guide to Bhangra

Mabiisi “King” from Mabiisi

Ladysmith Black Mambazo “Ushaka” from Tip Toe Guys: The Soul Of – A Story Of Zulu Harmony

Set break — KAOS Community Billboard

Tabu Ley Rochereau, Mbilia Bel & L’Afrisa International “King Sa” from Loyenghe

Nii Tagoe “Mantse (King)” from African Roots – Mantse

Ana Alcaide “La Reina Ester” from La Cantiga del Fuego

Hour 2
Javier Ruibal
“La Reina de Africa” from Sahara

The Open Door Orchestra “Allahyaso” from A Sound in the Universe

Leti Garza “From Dusk Till Dawn” from El Unico Para Mi

Boukman Eksperyans “Sevelen/Sukiyaki (No More Excuses for the War)” from Revolution

Tegie Chlopy “Oczepinowy” from Wesele

CGS “Subbra Sutta (feat. Piers Faccini)” from Canzoniere

Koo Nimo “Integrity (The Cat and the Dog)” from Highlife Roots Revival

Henri Dikongué “Mulatako (L’union fait la force)” from Diaspora

Set break — Spin The Globe world music concert calendar

Issa Bagayogo “kanou” from Tassoumakan

Kyab Yul-Sa “Choed Lu” from Résonance d’exil(s) / Exile vibration

Brenda Navarrete “Namaste (feat. Leonardo F. Gil Milián, Horacio ‘El Negro’ Hernandez, Alain Pérez & Pete Locket)” from Mi Mundo

Miary Lepiera “Taratasy” from Soro

Boubacar Traore “Dis Lui Que Je L’Aime Comme Mons Pays (Radio Edit)” from Dounia Tabolo

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