It was an oddball show today! Trying to follow up DJ Bongohead's cumbia show last week was a challenge. But thanks much to those that called in to say they were listening, including the regular WMUA listeners and supporters at Plants for Pleasure in Shelburn Falls. Big time appreciation. Here's the playlist... It goes like this (artist/ song/ album/ label):
e.w. wainwright & the african roots of jazz/ the healer...don't break/ 12"/ ubiquity
mombasa/ kenia/ african rhythm & blues/ sonorama
lloyd miller/ gol-e gandom/ v/a-spiritual jazz/ now again & jazzman
This whole "spiritual jazz" marketing thing gets to me...but so much good music!
roy ayers/ brother louie/ virgo red/ polydor
Roy is simply one of the best vibes players on the planet!
joe bataan & los fulanos/ gypsy woman/ king of latin soul/ vampisoul
willie colon/ calle luna, calle soul/ willie/ fania
jimmy bosch/ mujeres mandan/ a million!/ JRGR
fania all stars/ congo bongo/ live at yankee stadium vol 2/ fania
irakere/ 38 1/2/ chekere-son/ vampisoul
grupo fantasma/ bacalao con pan/ 12"/ freestyle
A cover of a funk tune by Cuba's best, Irakere.
ocote soul sounds/ mi gomienzo/ coconut rock/ ESL
From the new album forthcoming.
quantic & his combo bárbaro/ un canto a mi tierra/ tradition in transition/ tru-thoughts
From the brand new album. (Forthcoming).
orchestre poly-rhythmo de cotonou/ koutoulie/ the vodoun effect/ analog africa
berekete & the big beats/ egbe enyo/ bokoor beats/ otrabanda
ogyatanaa show band/ disco africa/ v/a-ghana soundz 2/ soundway
ogyatanaa show band/ disco africa (quantic rmx)
ogyatanaa show band/ kwaku ananse/ v/a-ghana soundz 1/ soundway
ofege/ nobody fails/ try & love/ academy reissue
ofege/ ofege/ try & love/ academy reissue
Nigerian teenagers from 70s.
gougoosh/ respect/ v/a-raks raks raks: 60's garage from iran/ raks records
One of the jams I picked up last week in Montreal.
the marvells/ rock steady/ v/a-100% dynamite/ soul jazz
cedric "im" brooks/ shaft/ v/a-studio 1 funk/ soul jazz
tappa zukie/ escape from hell/ escape from hell/ stars
Sending this one out to Omar, the Roots Fanatic. From a rare Stars label LP.
rob symeon & ticklah/ one way road/ 12"/ concept
itopia/ message from jah/ 12"/ wackie's
twinkle brothers/ never get burn/ countrymen/ frontline
Thanks to Pablo for this one.
omar souleyman/ laqtuf ward min khaddak/ dabke 2020/ sublime frequencies
Thanks so much for listening. We'll return next Monday 230-430pm (Eastern Time), at WMUA.
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