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fRoots 5

fROOTS #05 CD
Here's what's on the FREE! CD with fR146/147 (August/September 1995)


  1. CHRIS SMITHER: LINK OF CHAIN
    The great American blues-influenced songwriter & performer.
  2. THOMAS MAPFUMO & THE BLACKS UNLIMITED: HANZVADZI
    The king of Zimbabwean Shona roots rock.
  3. KATE RUSBY & KATHRYN ROBERTS: DARK EYED SAILOR
    Two young women from Yorkshire leading the new traditional wave.
  4. RAKOTOZAFY: MANDIHIZA RAHA MANAN' ELATRA
    Legendary marovany player, the Robert Johnson of Madagascar.
  5. DEN FULE: SNÄLL from the CD Skalv
    The fine and funky new power-folk band from Sweden.
  6. ADIE GREY: HURRICANE'S COMING
    Classy rootsy singer/songwriter once of L.A., now Nashville based.
  7. DERVISH: MOLLY AND JOHNNY
    "Cracking good Irish music without blemish or distraction", it said here.
  8. RADIO TARIFA: RUMBA ARGELINA
    A brand new fusion of Spanish, Arabic and Mediaeval Music.
  9. DEMBO KONTE, KAUSU KUYATEH & MAWDO SUSO: ADAMA NING NAHAWA
    A trio of great griots in a Manding musical maelstrom.
  10. CORDELIA'S DAD: GEORGE COLLINS
    Champion U.S. hardcore folk band goes - er - unplugged.
  11. CLARENCE GATEMOUTH BROWN: SOMEDAY MY LUCK WILL CHANGE
    The legendary Texan all-round roots man on guitar and fiddle.
  12. KANTE MANFILA: FOYA
    A pioneering great of the modern Manding guitar style.
  13. ELIZA CARTHY & NANCY KERR: I KNOW MY LOVE
    Fiddling, singing duo, more leaders of the ethno-youth wing.
  14. MATRIMBALA & RICKY: RETSIVERY
    Current marovany genius and Malagasy singing star.
  15. PETE & MAURA KENNEDY: RIVER OF FALLEN STARS
    Hot new U.S. folk/pop duo with the big guitars and voices.
  16. PETER STAMPFEL: GOLDFINGER
    The Holy Modal founder gets his teeth and banjo into Bond.
Full details of availability for the source CDs are to be found within the magazine.

 

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