Program #1937

A world of blues. "Bluesy" works from Tibet, Tuva, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey, Greece, Mali, and Japan.

NEW SOUNDS with John Schaefer, a Production of WNYC-FM

PROGRAM #1937, "A World of Blues" (First aired on Tues, 7/17/01)





Paul Williams & Friends

In Memory of Robert Johnson

Crossroads Blues, excerpt [1:30]

Black Sun #15017** or other online sources, like

Paul Pena and Kongar-ol Ondar

Genghis Blues (soundtrack)

Kargyraa Moan [4:00]

Six Degrees #657036 1638**, or other online sources.

Ali Farka Toure & Ry Cooder

Talking Timbuktu

Ai Du [5:00]

Hannibal/Rykodisc #1381**


Africa In Central America

Aurelia Martinez: Lanarime Laniseh [3:30]

Detour #27303. Distributed by Erato,

A World Out of Time

Henry Kaiser and David Lindley in Madagascar, Vol. 1

Mahaleo: Kobaka [6:00]

Shanachie #64041**

Udi Hrant

The Early Recordings, Vol. 1

Sana Olan Aºkimi [2:30]

Traditional Crossroads #4270 or PO Box 20320, NY NY 10001-9992.

Panaiotis Mihalopoulos

Mihalopoulos - Bournelis

Fotia Tha Valo Munos Mou (Set A Fire) [3:00]

Kyklades Records #KG52. Greek LP; may now be reissued on CD. Try

Paolo Braganca


Sin II [3:00]

Luaka Bop #46334** (



Evanescent Love [5:00]

Kunga #07452. email:

Music of Vietnam

Volume 1.2

Hat Chau Van [4:30]

Celestial Harmonies #13083** or other online sources

Roman Bunka

Color Me Cairo

M. In T. [3:30]

ENJA #9083.

California Guitar Trio

Yamanashi Blues

Yamanashi Blues [2:30]

Pony/Canyon International #00411**

Paul Pena and Kongar-ol Ondar

Genghis Blues (soundtrack)

Tuva Farewell [4:00]

See above.

**In most better stores; in NY, try J&R on Park Row, Tower Records, Virgin megastore at Times Square, HMV, Other Music on 3rd St., etc.