Buy Nothing Day (aka Black Friday) prompts a show focusing not on consumption, but on a celebration of black. Black Lives Matter. And today, black songs matter. Happy Thanksgiving – #NODAPL – thanks for calling in with requests, and thanks for listening.
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Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday…despite the general overconsumption of food, the day is about gratitude for family, friends, and other blessings. It cuts across religious and ethnic lines, and is something we can celebrate together. Despite everything, there’s a lot to be grateful for. And this upbeat, family-friendly, positive-message show is the soundtrack to a day of gratitude over greed. Enjoy.
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Amampondo – Yeye – Vuyani
Kobo Town – Beautiful Soul – Independence
Tony Allen – Celebrate – Secret Agent
Aurelio Martinez – Ereba (Cassava Bread) – Laru Beya
Ba Cissoko – Badina – Seno
Kari Iveland – O Store Gud – Avtrykk
SambaDa – Casa de Mainha (My Mother’s House) – Gente!
Olof Arnalds – Allt I Guddi – Innundir Skinni
Amanar – Awadam – Alghafiat
Vera Bila & Kale – Pandzdzenore (Five People) – Kale Kalore
Vilddas – Vilges Suola – Haliidan
Barrio Chino – Je Te Salue Marseille – Mediterra Nostra
Pena – El Mayoral – Pena
Johnny Clegg – Give Me the Wonder – Human
Ziggy Marley – I Love You Too – Family Time
Abraham Inc. – Moskowitz Remix – Tweet Tweet
Laya Project – Glorius Sun-Ya Allah-Muliya-Farihi (Ferenz Kallos Remix) – A New Day: Laya Project Remixed
Soznak – Traffic Jambo – Dear Dad Tango
Shye Ben-Tzur – Worshipper of Love – Shoshan
Edson X & MA3 – Rhada Krishna (Maha Mantra) – Krishna Lounge
Dhiwoniso Maraire – Rebel Woman – Listen to the Banned
Fela Kuti – No Agreement (Part 2) – Fela-The Best of the Black President
Hard Proof Afrobeat – Alloy – Hard Proof