2020-08-21 Songs of Slavery & Freedom (STG#1134)

The International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition is 23 August. Hear songs about slavery and its impacts, as well as rousing tunes of freedom this week.

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Hour 1
Mighty Sparrow – Slave – Sparromania! Wit, Wisdom & Soul From King Of Calypso 1960-1974
Macka B – Effects of Slavery – Global Messenger
M.A.K.U SoundSystem – Esclavo Moderno – Makumbala
Bob Marley & The Wailers – 400 Years – Trench Town Rising – The Lee Perry Sessions
Lucky Dube – Slave – Rough Guide to Lucky Dube
Femi Kuti – I Wanna Be Free (Live) – Another World Is Possible
Steel Pulse – Human Trafficking – Mass Manipulation
Salem Tradition – Liberté – Fanm
Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars – Mental Slavery – Living Like a Refugee
Amadou Diagne – Goree – Yakar
Family Atlantica – El Negrero (Slave Ship) – Family Atlantica
Ester Rada – I Wish – I Wish EP
Yeh Dede – Freedom – Freedom
The Souljazz Orchestra – Freedom No Go Die – Freedom No Go Die

Hour 2
Moonlight Benjamin – Chan dayiva – Siltane
Abdoulaye Diabate, Djeli Moussa Diawara & Moussa Cissoko – Goree – Kora Jazz Trio, Pt. 1
Champion Jack Dupree – Freedom – Back Home In New Orleans
Zomba Prison Project – Ambush of the Slaves – I Will Not Stop Singing
Larry McDonald – Free Man Free (I the Slave) with Mutabaruka – Drumquestra
Christine Vaindirlis – Call to Freedom – Dance Mama!
Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 – Slave Masters – From Africa with Fury: Rise
Todo Mundo – Freedom – Conexion
Campos – Slaver’s Song – Miracles & Criminals
Youssou N’Dour – Redemption Song – Dakar – Kingston
Takeifa – Get free – Gass Giss
Soul Rebels Brass Band – Let Your Mind Be Free – Unlock Your Mind

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