2018-03-23 Songs of Slavery & Freedom

Songs of Slavery & FreedomMarch 25 is the UN International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. STG observes the day with songs of slavery and freedom from around the planet. Plus new global sounds and a few concert previews in hour 2.

Slavery has been outlawed, but it isn’t gone. To find out more about modern-day slavery and how you can help end it, visit antislavery.org

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Hour 1
Kobo Town “Across the Dark Waters” from Independence

Macka B “Effects of Slavery” from Global Messenger

Sia Tolno “Idjo Weh” from African Woman

Achanak “Dushman Da Badla (Freedom from Oppression)” from 20 Years of Bhangra

Bob Marley and the Wailers “400 Years” from Catch a Fire

1 Giant Leap “Freedom [Feat. Nana Tsiboe & African Show Boys]” from What About Me?

Mzwakhe “Now Is the Time” from Now Is the Time

Ken Boothe “Freedom Street” from Rocksteady: The Roots of Reggae

Sipho Gumede “Down Freedom Avenue” from Down Freedom Avenue

Set break — KAOS Community Billboard

The Souljazz Orchestra “Freedom No Go Die” from The Rough Guide to Afrobeat Revolution

Skatalites “Freedom Sounds” from Skatalites

Khanyo Maphumulo “Freedom is Coming” from South Africa (Celebrating 20 Years of Freedom)

Hour 2
Khaira Arby
“La Liberte” from Live from Festival au Desert, Timbuktu

Christine Vaindirlis “Call to Freedom” from Dance Mama!

Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band “Freedom dance” from Chopteeth Live

Kiran Ahluwalia “Jaane Na” from Sanata : Stillness

Yungdrung Gyal & Wangmo “Lucky Time” from The Voice of Nature

Kora Jazz Trio “Djanffa” from Part IV

Boubacar Traore “Yafa Ma” from Dounia Tabolo

Tjango! “Breaking the Wave” from Greens and Blues

Set break — Spin The Globe world music concert calendar

Matador! Soul Sounds “Soulmaro” from Get ready

Valerie Ekoumé “Kwin Na Kinguè” from Kwin Na Kinguè

Paa Kow “Go with It” from Cookpot


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