May 14, 2010

Program May 14, 2010

Over the last few weeks we've received a big stack of reissues of music from all over the world, and I'll feature three of them on today's program.

Egypt Noir: Nubian Soul Treasures includes two great songs from Ali Hassan Kuban (pictured above), and I'll add more from my collection to give you a full half-hour of the Captain of Nubian Music. reviewed Kuban's 1994 album Walk Like A Nubian thusly: "If your friends won't dance to this, get new friends." Couldn't say it any better.

From the archives of Ibrahim Sylla (Salif Keita's producer) comes African Pearls: Cote D'Ivoire, West African Crossroads, which includes four tracks by the great Ernesto Djedje, who might have crossed over to worldwide success had he not died of an untreated ulcer (some say he was actually poisoned) in 1983.

And the "accidental world music label" Finders Keepers sent another gem from way, way down at the bottom of the crate -- Pomegranates: Persian Pop, Funk, Folk and Psych of the 60s and 70s. You'll hear a track from this one, plus some of the Bollywood music that influenced it.

Click "Read More" for today's tracklist; click here for a podcast of today's program:

The complete catalog of Global A Go-Go podcasts is available here:

Artist (Country) - Song - Recording - Label - Year

Oliver Lake (USA) - Separation - Matador Of 1st & 1st - Passin' Thru - 1996
Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros (UK) - Global A Go-Go - Global A Go-Go - Hellcat - 2001
Dengue Fever (USA-Cambodia) - Seeing Hands - Venus On Earth - M80 - 2008
RD Burman feat Asha Bhosle (India) - Dum Maro Dum Mit Jaye Gham - Top 12 Cabaret Songs From Films - Saregama - 1971
Mohammed Ashraf feat Nahid Akhtar (Pakistan) - Dilba Dilbara - The Sound Of Wonder! - B-Music - 1977
Mohammed Nouri (Iran) - Biya Bar-e Safar Bandim - Pomegranates: Persian Pop, Funk, Folk And Psych Of The 60s And 70s - B-Music *NEW*

Ali Hassan Kuban & Salwa Abou Greisha (Egypt) - Gammal - Egypt Noir: Nubian Soul Treasures - Piranha - 2001 *NEW*
Ali Hassan Kuban (Egypt) - Sukkar, Sukkar, Sukkar - From Nubia To Cairo - Shanachie - 1991
Ali Hassan Kuban (Egypt) - Bettitogor Agil - Egypt Noir: Nubian Soul Treasures - Piranha - 1994 *NEW*
Ali Hassan Kuban (Egypt) - Al Samra Helwa - Nubian Magic - Mercator - 1995

Bembeya Jazz National (Guinea Conakry) - Moussogbe - The Syliphone Years - Sterns - 1974
Gnonnas Pedro & His Dadjes Band (Benin) - Dadje Von O Von Non - Legends Of Benin - Analog Africa - 1966
Ernesto Djedje (Cote D'Ivoire) - Bilwana - African Pearls: Cote D'Ivoire, West African Crossroads - Syllart/Discograph - 1981 *NEW*
Amadou Balake (Burkina Faso) - Taximen - Golden Afrique Volume 1 - Network - 1978

The Funk Ark (USA) - Power Struggle - unreleased - 2010 *NEW*
The Souljazz Orchestra (Canada) - Mista President - Freedom No Go Die - Do Right! Music - 2007
The Budos Band (USA) - Ride Or Die - The Budos Band II - Daptone - 2007
Ray Lugo's L.E.S. Express (USA) feat Roxie Ray (Australia) - If It Ain't True - single - Record Kicks - 2010 *NEW*
Banda Uniao Black (Brazil) - Everyone's A Winner - Banda Uniao Black - Vampisoul - 2006 

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