World Music by/for/about kids (#1199)

Nov. 20 is World Children’s Day, a perfect cue for sharing kid-friendly tunes from all over the planet.

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Hour 1
Zap Mama – The Mamas of the Mamas – Sabsylma (Bonus Track)
BalkanBeats Soundsystem – Papageil (For Di Children) – Arigato Amigo


Glykeria – Tik Tik Tak – World Playground: A Musical Adventure for Kids
Horse Radio – Boom Bur Jaan – Rough Guide to World Music for Children
Ladysmith Black Mambazo – Everything’s So Stupid! (Abadala) – Songs of Peace & Love for Kids & Parents Around the World
Marsada – Marsittogol – Pulo Samosir
Fruko y Sus Tesos – Fruko’s Boogaloo – Pa’ Goza Con Fruko
Tomás Gubitsch & Hughes De Courson – La Bigoudine – Songs of Innocence
Afrologic feat. Aremu, Temi Oyedele & Wura Samba – Omode Mewa (Ten Little Children) – Ten Cities
Ella Jenkins – Maori Chant – Multicultural Children’s Songs
Seleshe Demassae – A B C D – Sorene – Kinderlieder aus Äthiopien (Children’s Songs from Ethopia)
Ofra Haza – Egodel Agodali – לילדים = Songs For Children
X Plastaz – Kutesa Kwa Zamu – Rough Guide to African Music for Children
La-33 – Pantera Mambo – Rough Guide: World Music for Children
Yellow Sisters – Lucifer – Zvěřinec 3
Ozomatli – Exercise – Ozokidz
Shara’s Simsim – Traditional Game Song – Sesame Street Playground

Hour 2
Ziggy Marley – I Love You To (feat. Cedella Marley and Rita Marley) – Family Time
Ombeni Choir – Duniani Tunapita – AMANI – Songs of Peace for the Children of Kilimanjaro
Zulya – Like a Child – Elusive (Expanded Edition)
Malick Pathé Sow – Fantang – Putumayo Kids Presents Yoga Dreamland
Aka Pygmies – Child game – Nze-nze-nze – Musical Anthology Of The Aka Pygmies
Issam Rafea & Gao Hong – Childhood – Life as Is: The Blending of Ancient Souls from Syria & China
Zuba – Innocent Child – Chameleon
Abatwa (The Pygmy) – Umwana W’umuhanda (The Child From The Streets) – Why Did We Stop Growing Tall?
Elizabeth Mitchell & Suni Paz – Tres pajaritos (Three Little Birds) – Tú eres mi flor: Songs for Children en Español
Kulsoom Syed Ghulam & Lila Downs – Lalolalo (Don’t You Worry, My Child) – Lullabies from the Axis of Evil
The Mahotella Queens – Mbube – Kazet
Carmen Gonzalez y Koral Y Esmeralda – Chocolate – Latin Playground
Asheba – No More Monkeys – No More Monkeys
Miho Hatori – A Song for Kids – Ecdysis
Shantel – The Streets Where the Kids Have Fun (excerpt) – Viva Diaspora
Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi – Street Kid – Ziwere Mukobenhavn

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