2020-05-15 Top 10 World Music Albums

It’s week 9 of the stay-at-home situation here in Washington State, but there’s still enough global music flowing to compile a great Top 10 list. Hear a song from each of the top albums, plus other global music new and old.

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Hour 1
#10 Oumou Sangaré – Bena Bena (Acoustic) – Acoustic
#9 Tony Allen & Hugh Masekela – Obama Shuffle Strut Blues – Rejoice
#8 Jude Bondeze – Ndomo – Africa Airways Six (Mile High Funk 1974 – 1981)
#7 Divahn – Ayni Tzofiah – Shalhevet
#6 Bamba Wassoulou Groove – Manamanako – Dankélé
#5 JMO – Bata – Dandoula Tala
#4 Lolomis – Läsnä Lämmitelle – Red Sonja
#3 Ba Balance – Yankadi (Watch Your Steps) – Around the Crocodile Pond
#2 Nohe & Sus Santos – Cumbia Triste – Tempestad
#1 Ibrahima Cissokho & le Mandingue Foly – Kanou – Liberté mom sa bop
Jiggy – Man of Aran – Hypernova
Shantel & Cümbüs Cemaat – Karakolda Ayna Var – Suda Balik e.p.

Hour 2
Grey-haired Ural – Biyu – Spring Water
Deladap – Amaro Shavo – Cigani Ruzsa Angelo – Album Special Edition
De Baron – Zot – BenBiri
La Gallera Social Club – Manduco – Tropico Salvaje
Lido Pimienta – Eso Que Tu Haces (radio edit) – Miss Colombia
Lo ‘Jo – Yalaki – Cosmophono
Tony Succar – I Want You Back (feat. Angel Lopez) – Unity: The Latin Tribute to Michael Jackson (Live Concert Special)
Duende Libre – N_gri (Wassoulou) – The Dance She Spoke
Marla Leigh – Desert Prophecy – Rhythms of Tof Miriam
Gino Sitson – Vocassiko – Body & Voice
Carmen Flores – Yemayá – Babalú
Ladama – Porro Maracatu – Ladama
London Afrobeat Collective – Stop Talking (radio edit) – Humans
Naima Shalhoub – arab-amerikkki – Siphr

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