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Episode #2546

Afro-pop-a-go-go

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Sunday, May 18, 2008

Take a sampling of some of the latest Afro-pop releases on this edition of New Sounds. There’s acoustic guitar-based Senegalese blues from Nuru Kane, along with sunny lively tunes from the French-Madagascan trio Wa-Zimba. Also, savor a taste of Zimbabwean pop with reissues from the guitar-rooted 70’s pop stars the Green Arrows, and the Hallelujah Chicken Run Band, featuring one Thomas Mapfumo. And of course, lots more.

PROGRAM # 2546, recent Afropop releases (First aired on Fri, 5/12/06)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Cheikh Lo

Lamp Fall

Senegal-Bresil [4:30]
Sama Kaani Xeen [4:30]

World Circuit/Nonesuch #79938** www.nonesuch.com*

Nuru Kane

Sigil

Bamba [4:30]
Diarama [5:00]

Riverboat #1041** www.worldmusic.net*

Hallelujah Chicken Run Band

Analog Africa, Vol. 2

Ngoma Yarira [2:00]
Alikulila [3:00]
Mudzimu Ndiringe [3:30]

Alula #2002** www.analogafrica.com*

The Green Arrows

Analog Africa, Vol. 1

Madzangara Dzimu [3:00]

Alula #2001**
www.analogafrica.com*

Wa-Zimba

Mande Wazy

Sodina Kely [5:00]

Tinder #861132** www.tinderrecords.com*

Sara Tavares

Balancé

Lisboa Kuya [3:30]

Times Square #9054** www.timessquarerecords.net *

Gigi

Gold & Wax

Salam, excerpt [3:00]

Palm #2128** www.palmpictures.com*

Comments [1]

Helen Zinn from Teaneck, NJ

I've got archive #2546 on the screen but don't
know how to get the sound on. Can you help me?

May. 19 2008 12:30 PM

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