2020-01-31 Revisiting Alan Lomax

Alan Lomax in Haiti

January 31 is the birthday of pioneering ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax, so we’ll trace his travels through sound, spinning mostly newer sounds from the places he visited along with sounds he recorded in his travels from the Bahamas in 1935 to Morocco in 1967. Plus other great global music in hour 2.

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Hour 1
Thomas Cartwright and the Boys – Watermelon Is Spoilin’ On the Vine – The Bahamas: Islands of Song
Natalie Jean – Smoking Ke Fan – Haiti Mwen Renmenw
Calypso Mama – Yes Yes Yes – Calypso
Kíla – Double Knuckle Shuffle – Tóg É Go Bóg É
Jim and Susie Malcolm – The Twa Gadgies – The Berries
Ana Alcaide – La Mujer de Térah – Como la Luna y el Sol
Aristide Pasquale and group – Bailo del Tamburo – The Alan Lomax Collection Sampler
Kali – Parfum des iles – French Caribbean
Toni Iordache – Alili – The Rough Guide to the Music of Romanian Gypsies
Custódio Castelo – Lágrima – Amália Classics on Portuguese Guitar
Zulya – Fifth Day (Бишенче) – Six Days Loving
Chichi Peralta – Procura – Putumayo Presents Republica Dominicana
Aziz Sahmaoui & University of Gnawa – Ganga Sound of Mbirika – Poetic Trance

Hour 2
Kiran Ahluwalia – Raina – 7 Billion
ZMEI3 – Ah! – Rough Romanian Soul
Vishtèn – L’hermite – Horizons
Radio Tarifa – Tangos del Agujero – Fiebre
Khaira Arby – Khaira – Timbuktu Tarab
Farafina – Nianamam – Kanou
Mamadou Kelly – Sinewe (feat. Aly Magassa, Kande Sissoko, Hamadoun Guindo & Jacob Silver) – Les bateaux (feat. Aly Magassa, Kande Sissoko, Hamadoun Guindo & Jacob Silver)
Dawn Drake – Chi Chi’s Afrobeat (feat. Zapote) – Nightshade
Dave Sharp Worlds with Ndio Sasa – Nyako Matar – Nairobi Music
Da Lata – Inae – Songs From The Tin

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