The World Music Workout Mixtape (#1166)

It’s a sweaty show this week, as we pull out some great energetic, motivational music to power you through your daily workout/run (or sitting on your sofa, or whatever).

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Global Songs of Spring (#1165)

It’s the first week of Spring here in the Northern hemisphere, and we celebrate the return of the light and warmth with songs of spring, growth, and rebirth.

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Top 10 World Music Albums (#1164)

Christine Salem – Mersi
Top of the charts! Christine Salem’s Mersi

Including songs from the ten best new global releases, plus other music old and new in the second hour of the show.

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New World Music by Women (# 1163)

Part 2 of our Women’s History Month extravaganza brings you new(ish) music by women around the planet.

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Pioneering Women of World Music (#1162)

Fairouz & Oum Kalthoum

As we launch into Women’s History Month, STG rounds up tunes from some of the women whose music reverberated around the planet, including The Mohotella Queens (South Africa), Yma Sumac (Peru), Ofra Haza (Yemen/Israel), Cheikha Rimitti (Algeria), Cesaria Evora (Cabo Verde), Celiz Cruz (Cuba), Le Mystère Des Voix Bulgares (Bulgaria), Márta Sebestyén (Hungary), and many more.

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Global Tunes From the Crypt (#1161)

I’ve been doing some spring cleaning, and have uncovered some great, underappreciated world music gems. I’ve dusted them off and organized them into a playlist that will delight and surprise you.

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Songs of the Heart + Lunar New Year + Carnival (STG #1159)

A celebration of the heart from global artists as Valentines Day nears. Also some Chinese music, since today marks the Lunar New Year (welcome to the Year of the Ox!) and some tunes for Carnival, which runs 12-17 February. A busy, eclectic show!

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