2018-07-06 The Birthday Show: Mandela, Sosa, Franco, Mapfumo, Kidjo, & more

globe birthday cakeAn astounding cluster of musician birthdays happens in July: Thomas Mapfumo, Franco, Mercedes Sosa, Mighty Sparrow, Angelique Kidjo, and Tony Allen. Also global figures The Dalai Lama, Nelson Mandela, and Haile Selassie. We’ll celebrate with music from the former, and about the latter. If it’s your birthday in July, happy birthday to you as well!

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Hour 1
Tabou Combo “Happy Birhday Tabou” from Kompa to the World

Kora Jazz Band “Madiba” from And Guests

Angelique Kidjo “Babalao” from Keep On Moving: The Best of Angelique Kidjo

Mighty Sparrow “Gun Slingers” from First Flight: Early Calypsos from the Emory Cook Collection

King Bravo “Haile Selassie” from Dip & Fall Back – Classic Jamaican Mento

Peter Solo “birthday” from Analog Vodoo

Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited “Pasi Inhaka (This World)” from Toi Toi

Black Roses “Birthday” from Love Is More Than Just …

Set break — KAOS Community Billboard

Los Mariachis “Birthday (Instrumental)” from Éxitos De Los Chicos De Liverpool (Instrumental)

Mercedes Sosa “El Olvidau (The Forgotten)” from Corazon Libre

Rim Banna “Today is my Birthday” from April Blossoms – Songs from Palestine Dedicated to All the Children

Franco “Infidelite Mado” from The Rough Guide to Franco

Marianne Antonsen “Nelson Mandela” from Blomster I Soweto

Hour 2
Tony Allen
“Celebrate” from Secret Agent

Ziggy Marley “Change Your World” from Rebellion Rises

Paul Beaubrun “Ezili” from Ayibobo

Leni Stern “Wakhma” from 3

Makrú “Contar” from Tu Mission

Sväng “Hugolle” from Svang plays Tango

King Coya “E-Chango” from Tierra de King Coya

Youssou N’Dour Presente Cheikh N’Diguel Lo “Guiss guiss” from Né La Thiass (Remastered)

Set break — Spin The Globe world music concert calendar

Hukwe Ubi Zawose “Nelson mandela” from The Art of Hukwe Ubi Zawose

Delgres “Chak Jou Bon Die Fe” from Mo Jodi

Fatoumata Diawara “Takamba” from Fenfo (Something to Say)


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