Global Songs of Work & Workers (#1170)

This episode is a celebration of International Workers’ Day with tunes celebrating workers around the globe.

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Hour 1
Karandila Gypsy Brass Orchestra – Lenin (Originalton) / Die Internationale – Revolution
Bibi Tanga & The Selenites – People Are Working – 40° Of Sunshine
Claudius Philips & O.R.E.O. – Overtime (Nami Chens Pa Mi Biba) – The Caribbean
Moussu T E Lei Jovents – Labour Song – Home Sweet Home
Yaya Diallo – Samba / Truck Driver – Dounoukan
The Karnataka College of Percussion – Fisherman – River Yamuna
Ali Hassan Kuban – Gammal (Camel Driver) – Real Nubian
The Good Ones – The Farmer – Rwanda, You Should Be Loved
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
Sainkho Namchylak – Workers Song – Like a Bird or Spirit, Not A Face
Aphrodesia – Bus Driver – Lagos By Bus
Afro Yaqui Music Collective – The Workers March – Mirror Butterfly
Catarina dos Santos – Canto do Pescador – Rádio Kriola: Reflections on Portuguese Identity
Small Island Pride – Taxi Driver – Calypso Awakening
Musique à bouches – Le pauvre laboureur – Jusqu’aux oreilles
Freshlyground – Working Class – Radio Africa

Hour 2
Kasai Allstars – Hunters and Farmers Need the Blacksmith – Black Ants Always Fly Together, One Bangle Makes No Sound
Various Artists – Banunguli Farmer’s Society Cotton Planting Song – Tanzania: Music of the Farmer Composers of Sukumaland
The Tiptons Sax Quartet & Drums – Working Song – Wabi Sabi
Farmers Market – Meanwhile Back at the Agricultural Workers Collective – Surfin’ USSR
Isabel Frey – Arbeter Froyen – Millenial Bundist
Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird – Arbeter Froyen – The Butcher’s Share
Fiamma Fumana – The Hunter – Home
Yale Strom & Hot Pstromi – The Song of the Collective Farmer – City of the Future: Yiddish Songs from the Former Soviet Union
Urban Turban – Overtime – Overtime
Leni Stern – Fisherman – Dakar Suite
Baka Pygmies – Song for Gathering Mushrooms – Cameroon: Baka Pygmy Music (UNESCO Collection from Smithsonian Folkways)
Mighty Composer – Workers Lament – Trinidad, Land of Calypso
Inka Mbing – Qwas mtglaw – Gathering Song – Ga-Ga
Youngblood Brass Band – Overtime – Pax Volumi
Balkan Beat Box – Hard Worker – Shout It Out

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