2020-01-24 Songs for the Chinese New Year

Year of the Rat - Chinese New Year 2020

Yes, another New Year to celebrate. I’m told we’re starting the year of the White Metal Rat — so… music from China and Chinese artists, other new year tunes, and a few songs about rats. And one song about a mouse.

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Hour 1
Shanren – Thirty Years – Left Foot Dance of the Yi
South City Second Brother – Good Girl – Lost in China
Mulatu Astatke & The Heliocentrics – Chinese New Year – Inspiration Information 3
Liu Fang & Farhan Sabbagh – The Night of Bonfire – Rough Guide to the Music of China
Yang Ying – Horse Race – Blurring Boundaries – Erhu Excursions
Babatunde Olatunji – Odun De! Odun De! (Happy New Year!) – Drums of Passion
Bonerama – The Mouse – LIVE At the Old Point
Sa Dingding – Alive – Alive
Jah Wobble & The Chinese Dub Orchestra – L1 Dub – The Rough Guide To The Music Of China
Mei Han – Xi’an Medley – Outside the Wall
Xie Tian Xiao – The Tide, It Knows Not Why – Rough Guide to China
The Shanghai Restoration Project – Night Life in Shanghai (Shanghai Restoration Project Remix) – Rough Guide to China

Hour 2
Gao Hong & George Kahumoku, Jr. – Mosquito Song – Pipa Potluck: Lutes Around the World
Wu Man – Night Rider – Wu Man and Friends
Yelengu – Goema (Happy New Year) [feat. Barry Van Zyl & Robin Hogarth] – Tribal Beatz of Africa (feat. Barry Van Zyl, Robin Hogarth & Johnny Clegg)
Antibalas – The Ratcatcher (edit) – Antibalas
Dadawa – Seven Drums – Voices from the Sky
Pan Zhenhua – Spring – China: Time To Listen
Manhu – Ashima – Lost in China
Aster Aweke – Awdamet – Ewedihalehu
Ocote Soul Sounds – Tres Ratas – Coconut Rock
Yao Bingyan – Jiu Kuang (Wine Mad) – The Silk Road: A Musical Caravan
Benjamín Escoriza – El Ratón (Moroccan Mix) – Alevanta!
Mia Hsieh – The First Thunder of Spring – A Moving Sound
Hanggai – My Banjo And I – Introducing Hanggai

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