2020-05-01 May Day + Remembering Tony Allen

We start off with songs of work and labor for May Day this week. Then a brief remembrance of Nigerian afrobeat drumming pioneer Tony Allen, who died April 30, through some of his musical collaborations. (STG will air a full tribute to Tony Allen next week.)

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Hour 1
Daniel Kahn – The Tinternationale – The Unternationale: The First Unternational
Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird – Arbeter Froyen – The Butcher’s Share
Farmers Market – Meanwhile Back at the Agricultural Workers Collective – Surfin’ USSR
Mossu T e lei Jovents – Labour Song – Home Sweet Home
Sven Kacirek – Work Song – Songs from Okinawa
La Dame Blanche – Yo quiero trabajar – 2
YALE STROM & HOT PSTROMI – Factory Song – City of the Future: Yiddish Songs from the Former Soviet Union
International Citrus Band – Cantos de Trabajo – Latitudes
Mighty Composer – Workers Lament – Trinidad, Land of Calypso
Oumar Konate – Aucune du travail bas (All Work has Value) – Live in Bamako
Samba Touré – Goy Boyro / The good work ( Well done ) – Wande
Kasumai – Le travail (Work) – Senegal – Urban Rhythms
Postal Workers – Postal Workers Canceling Stamps at the University of Ghana Post Office – Worlds of Music: An Introduction to the Music of the World’s Peoples
Freshlyground – Working Class – Radio Africa

Hour 2
Oumou Sangaré – Yere faga (feat. Tony Allen) – Mogoya
Susheela Raman – Manusoloni – Love Trap
Zap Mama – African Diamond (feat. Tony Allen & Meshell Ndegeocello) – Recreation
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – Marcus Garvey – Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Flavia Coelho – People Dansa (feat. Tony Allen) – Mundo Meu
Chicago Afrobeat Project – Cut the Infection (feat. Tony Allen & Oranmiyan) – What Goes Up (feat. Tony Allen)
Metá Metá – Alakorô (feat. Tony Allen) – Rolê: New Sounds of Brazil
Doctor L – By Surprise – The Great Depression
Fanga – Crache la douleur (feat. Tony Allen) – Afrobeat (Mondomix)
Tony Allen and Dele Sosimi – Alaye – 37th State
Jimi Tenor & Tony Allen – Cella’s Walk – Inspiration Information 4
Tony Allen & Hugh Masekela – Never (Lagos Never Gonna Be the Same) – Rejoice

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