2020-03-27 Songs of Isolation, Hope, Distance, and Health

Dug through the archives this week to find songs that reflect our current times. The result is two hours of music about enjoying life while keeping a safe distance.

We hope you’re all doing well, staying healthy, and finding ways to keep busy. Here at STG home studios, we’re getting some gardening done, finding ways to exercise, and experimenting with new cooking adventures (yesterday, beignets!). And the music will continue to flow, because in these times we all need music.

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Hour 1
Angélique Kidjo & Joss Stone – Gimme Shelter – Djin Djin
47Soul – Marked Safe – Balfron Promise
Matisyahu – Refuge – Live At Stubb’s
Bongo Sidibe – Jah Protect My People (feat. Black Nature & Karamo Susso) – Audio Refuge Compilation (Stronghold Sound)
Macka B – 4 Minute Vacation – Global Messenger
Sa Dingding – Things of Health – Things of Health
Armenian Navy Band – They Love Me from 15 Feet Away – New Apricot
Nitin Sawhney Ft Roxanne Tataei – Distant Dreams (feat. Roxanne Tataei) – Brazilution 5.8
Macaco – La Distancia – Historias Tattooadas
Hakim – Khalini Baeed (Keep Me Away) – Yaho
N. Scott Robinson – Far Away Friends – World View

Hour 2
The Maxwell Street Klezmer Band – Abi Gezunt – Maxwell Street Days
Shantel – Shelter – Great Delay
Seckou Keita – Distance – Miro
Louis Mhlanga – Distant Lover – World Traveller
The Soil – Iinkomo – The Soil
Soul Bang’s – Singué Love – Yelenna
Edmee Fleury – Far Away – Oh Ma Lune!
One Drop – Song of the Phoenix – Gong Hei Fat Choy
Piirpauke – Toituual / Far Away – Arctic Paradise Contemporary Finnish Folk Music 2003
Sila and the Afrofunk Experience – Shelter – Black President
Delhi 2 Dublin – Cabin Fever – Planet Electric
Rhiannon Giddens, Amythyst Kiah, Leyla McCalla, Allison Russell – Music and Joy – Songs of Our Native Daughters
Man Wu – From a Distance – China Man Wu: From A Distance – Pipa Music
Meybahar – Abyss – Abyss – EP
Yasak Helva – Adana Köprübaşı – Rektefe

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