Reggae-flavored and -influenced tunes from across the planet in honor of Bob Marley’s birthday today. Plus a taste of Scotland’s Jim Malcolm, since he’s in town tonight, and a few new world music releases.
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In celebration of Bob Marley’s 6 February birthday, we remember the late, great reggae pioneer with songs from him and his offspring, and more than a few covers of his songs. Happy birthday, Bob!
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This week, a variety of music from around the Caribbean. You may hear calypso, reggae, ska, son, salsa, bachata, soca, Cuban hip-hop, and other styles of music. The show was prompted by great new CDs by Kobo Town and Lord Mouse & the Kalypso Katz — be sure to check those out, along with the stunning new Afro-Latin album from Osvaldo Hernandéz-Napoles. Hour 2 veered more toward new releases. Enjoy, and have a great weekend!
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People of Egypt (and other locations with popular uprisings): Spin The Globe listeners are with you. This week’s show prompted an unusually large number of listener phone calls, all in solidarity with the people demanding more say in their future and how their government is run. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
This week’s show also featured global reggae in celebration of the Feb. 6 birthday of Bob Marley, along with some new releases and requests.
Get up, stand up!
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Mahmoud Fadl – Jibal Al Nuba (Mountains of Nubia) – The Drummers of the Nile Go South
Freshlyground – Africa Unite – Tribute to a Reggae Legend
Alnubia Band – Kobana – Egypt Noir, Nubian Soul Treasures
Casper Loma-da-wa – How the West Was Won – The Sounds of Reality
Hossam Ramzy & Phil Thornton – Planet Egypt – Egypt Unveiled
Rocky Dawuni – Download the Revolution – Hymns for the Rebel Soul
Mohamed Mounir – Waylaneh, Ya Salam – Ode To Liberty Dunia Soundtrack
Ron Wiseman – Promised Land – Mystical Mood
Natacha Atlas – La Nuit Est Sur La Ville – Mounqaliba
Hossam Ramzy & Phil Thornton – Naima’s Desert Castle – A Tribute to Samy El Bably
King Sunny Ade – Nibi Lekeleke Gbe Nfosho – Gems from the Classic Years (1967-1974)
Lucky Dube – Different Colours – Retrospective
Baaour – Ayazonno – Egyptian Pop
Refugee Allstars – Weapon Conflict – Living Like a Refugee
Wilman de Jesus – Walk Like An Egyptian (Pytter mix) – single
duoJalal – Klezmer a la Bechet – A Different World
Cornershop – Double Digit – Cornershop & The Double O Groove Of
Moussu T e lei Jovents – Putan De Cançon – Putan De Cancon
Juliana & Pava – Don’t Cry, Cuckoo Bird – Let the Bird Fly
Ravid Kahalani – Um Min Al Yaman – Yemen Blues
Sidi Toure – Hallah – Sahel Folk
Sidi Toure – Taray Kongo – Sahel Folk
Ali Hassan Kuban – Hela Houb (Let’s Do It) – Real Nubian
Aurelio – Tio Sam – Laru Beya
Amr Diab – Amarain – Arabic Groove
Vusi Mahlasela – Vezubuhle – Say Africa
Wise-Magraw – Jade – How the Light Gets In
Spin the Globe Playlist for 5 February 2010
Celebrating Bob Marley
An hour of cover songs started off the show, celebrating the musicianship and life of reggae icon Bob Marley. Plus new releases and more in the second hour. Congrats to the listeners who won the CD and ticket giveaways this week.
Artist – Song – Album
Dhol Foundation – Colours of Punjab (theme) – Big Drum Small World
Ojos de Brujo – Get Up Stand Up – Backspin
Yeshe – No Woman No Cry – World CitiZen
Yat-Kha – Exodus – Re-Covers
African Showboyz – Three Little Birds – Spiritual Song
Ruia & Ranea – Maakona Tamaroto (Satisfy My Soul) – Waiata of Bob Marley
Nenes – No Woman, No Cry – Cover the World
Liam Teague – Jammin’ – Impressions
Joshua Lebofsky – Redemption Song – Play a Little Prayer
Karamelo Santo – So Much Trouble in the World – El Baile Oficial
Wyclef Jean – No Woman No Cry – The Score OST
Ruia – Koingo Atu Nei Kia Koe (Waiting in Vain) – Nehenehe Nui
Them Mushrooms – Tribute to Bob Marley – Kazi Ni Kazi
Bob Marley – One Love/People Get Ready – Legend
Tommy T – East-West Express – The Prester John Sessions
SambaDa – Sangue African – Gente
Soweto Gospel Choir – O’Nkosi Yam – Grace
Jerry Leake – Geo – Cubist
The Erev Ravs – Naphtaly’s Freylach – advance single
Farafina – Nening – Kanou
Rag Dharma – Rag Jog (excerpt) – Live at the Mark
Mahotella Queens & Ulali – Ma’ Africa – 1 Giant Leap
Bakithi Kumalo – African Mountain – In Front of My Eyes
Buena Vista Social Club – Chan Chan – World Circuit Presents…