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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Hour 1
Bollywood Brass Band – Dil To Pagal Hai (The Heart is Crazy) – Movie Masala
South City Second Brother – Good Girl – Lost in China
Correo Aereo – Carnaval – Lo Que Me Dijo El Viento
Takashi Hirayasu & Bob Brozman – Chim Don Don – Nankuru Naisa
Trio Ifriqiya – Ox (excerpt – Petite Planète
Irka Mateo – Corazón (feat. La Tirindanga) – Vamo a Gozá (feat. La Tirindanga)
Cesaria Evora – Carnaval de São Vicente – Cafe Atlántico
Lila Downs – Mi corazón Me Recuerda – Border/La Linea
Hanggai – My Banjo and I – Introducing Hanggai
Actitud María Marta – Jalil (Llamados Anónimos) – Duele El Corazón – Acorralar a la Bestia
Anoushka Shankar – Secret Heart – Land of Gold
Mighty Panther – Barbados Carnival – Calypso
Los Po-Boy-Citos – Big Chief – New Orleans Latin Soul

Hour 2
S.E. Rogie – Koneh Pelawoe (Please Open Your Heart) – Dead Men Don’t Smoke Marijuana
Peace Development Crew – Heart to Heart – Better Days
Haytham Safia Quartet – Secrets In the Heart – Promises
Betsayda Machado & Parranda El Clavo – No Llores mas Corazon – Loe Loa (Rural Recordings Under the Mango Tree)
Trinidad Steel Combo – Pantalones de Vaquero – Nuevo Ritmo De La Tierra
Small Island Pride – Carnival Celebration – Calypso Awakening
Danzas Garifuna Baruda – Tagarigu nanigi (Pain of my heart) – Music From Honduras Vol. 2: Garifuna Music
Mouth Music – Milking the Cow – Mo-Di
Cha Wa – All on a Mardi Gras Day – Funk ‘n’ Feathers
¡Cubanismo! – Mardi Gras Mambo (Cuba) – Putumayo Presents: Latin Playground
Cold Fairyland – Shadow Play – The Rough Guide To The Music Of China
Tio Samba – Carnaval Sem Celular – Mais Pra Ca do Que Pra la
Escola De Samba Da Cidade E Paulinho E Sua Bateria – Samba de Carnaval – Batucada
Xie Tian Xiao – The Tide, It Knows Not Why – Rough Guide to China
Nation Beat – Canto da Ema / All On a Mardi Gras Day (feat. Cha Wa) – Carnival Caravan – EP

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