2020-07-03 Global Songs of Struggle and Liberation

July 4 marks Independence Day here in the USA, but some are still fighting for their liberation and a full recognition of their rights. Music of struggle, solidarity, and the inevitable triumph of liberty and justice for all.

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Hour 1
Flavia Coelho – Liberdade – Bossa Muffin
Brownout – Fight the Power – Fear of a Brown Planet
Takula – Song of Freedom – Takula
Daniela Mercury – Sol da Liberdade (feat. Milton Nascimento) – Sol da Liberade
Novalima – Libertá – Coba Coba
Yeh Dede – Freedom – Freedom
DAM – I Don’t Have Freedom (feat. Ala’ Azam & Anat Ig’bariye) – Dedication
Opium – Freedom Is Free (feat. MC Rai) [Jef Stott Super Mix] – Samaya – A Benefit Album for Cheb I Sabbah
Khaled – Liberte – Liberte
Jabula – Let Us Be Free – Next Stop Soweto presents Spirit of Malombo: Malombo, Jabula, Jazz Afrika 1966-1984
1 Giant Leap – Freedom [Feat. Nana Tsiboe & African Show Boys] – What About Me?
Karoline de la Serna – Libertad – Traduzca
Buika – Solea de Libertad – Buika

Hour 2
Antibalas – Fight Am Finish (radio edit) – Fu Chronicles
Seun Kuti – Struggle Sounds – Black Times
Femi Anikulapo Kuti – Fight to Win (feat. Jaguar Wright) – Fight to Win
Champion Jack Dupree – Freedom – Back Home In New Orleans
Soul Rebels Brass Band – Let Your Mind Be Free – Unlock Your Mind
Roger Davidson & Frank London – Freedom Dance – The Rough Guide to Klezmer (Second Edition)
Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird – Freedom Is a Verb – The Butcher’s Share
Achanak – Dushman Da Badla (Freedom from Oppression) – 20 Years of Bhangra
Apache – Liberte – Rare Funk 12 – Latin Funk
Lionel Loueke – Freedom Dance – Heritage
Angelique Kidjo – Redemption Song – Spirit Rising
Soulfood – Mi Libertad – Latino Groove
The Souljazz Orchestra – Freedom No Go Die – Freedom No Go Die

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