Global Appalachia


This New Sounds mixes up traditional songs from the Appalachian mountains  with the traditions of Mali, China, and beyond.  Hear from Jayme Stone & Mansa Sissoko on a new project "Africa To Appalachia."  There's also pipa player Wu Man & banjo-man Lee Knight collaborating on "I’m Going Back To North Carolina."  Listen for an arrangement of "I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow," and more.

PROGRAM # 2839, Beyond Appalachia (First aired on Thurs, 9/4/08)





Tony Trischka

World Turning

Greenwood, excerpt [1:30]

Rounder #0294.*

Jayme Stone & Mansa Sissoko

Africa To Appalachia

Djula [5:00]
June Apple [3:00]

Factor #JS-200

Wu Man, with Lee Knight

Wu Man And Friends

I’m Going Back To North Carolina [2:00]

Traditional Crossroads #4329***

David Rothenberg, Graeme Boone, Glen Velez

On The Cliffs Of The Heart

Man Of Constant Sorrow [5:00]

NewTone #6744

Tony Trischka

World Turning

Alfa Ya Ya [3:00]

See above.

The Wayfaring Strangers

Shifting Sands Of Time

Wayfaring Stranger [6:00]

Rounder #0484***

Tony Trischka

World Turning

The Boatman’s Dance/medley [3:00]

See above.

The Wayfaring Strangers

This Train

When You Go Walking After Midnight [4:30]

Rounder #0528***

Tony Trischka

World Turning

World Turning [4:30]

See above.

Yo Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, & Mark O’Connor

Appalachia Waltz

Appalachia Waltz [3:00]

Sony Classical #68460**

Roy Whelden


Galax [3:00]

New Albion #059

Joshua Bell & Edgar Meyer

Short Trip Home

Death By Triple Fiddle [4:00]

Sony Classical #60864**