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fRoots 6

fROOTS #06 CD
Here's what's on the FREE! CD with fR151/152 (January/February 1996)


  1. THE ROCHES: MOVE
    The inimitable American singer/songwriter sister trio.
  2. LA BOTTINE SOURIANTE: LE REEL DES SOUCOUPES VOLANTES
    The most renowned traditional band from Quebec get brassed up!
  3. OYSTERBAND: I ONCE LOVED A LASS
    An exclusive acoustic track from England's finest roots rockers.
  4. SALIF KEITA: SEYDOU
    The Malian musical giant, from possibly his best ever album.
  5. CHARLIE ROBY: HOME GROUND
    Original and up'n'coming Canadian singer/songwriter.
  6. DETTY KURNIA: DURIRAN
    The Queen of Sunda, roots pop from Java, produced by Makoto Kubota.
  7. BILL CADDICK: THE LOVER'S ROSE
    One of Britain's best folk-based songwriters back in recording action.
  8. THE HENRYS featuring MARY MARGARET O'HARA: DARK DEAR HEART
    More Canadians! Fab slide guitary combo back cult singer.
  9. MINNA RASKINEN: JIG
    Pushing the possibilities of Finland's national instrument, the kantele.
  10. SCROWTHER: MAYBE
    Ex-pat North East English singer/songwriter with his fine band.
  11. ORCHESTRE MANGA MANGA: BELLE AMI
    The alias of a fine American duo who were featured playing their more usual music on Froots #5.
  12. SOMO SOMO: HELLO HELLO
    Mose Fan Fan, Quatre Etoiles and an all-star Zairean crew
  13. GECKOES: THE OLD JOHN PEEL/TOM CAVE'S
    Among the brand leaders of the current wave of English dance music.
  14. BRAVE COMBO: IN HEAVEN THERE IS NO BEER
    World polka power from the unmistakeable nuclear Texans.
  15. LOS CAMPEROS DE VALLES: EL PERDIGUERO
    "One of the greatest Mexican son huasteco trios in history," it said here.
  16. TORY VOODOO: ALL OUR TRADES ARE GONE
    Arvid Smith and Lee Hunter with an original US approach to Britfolk
  17. ALIAS RON KAVANA: ST. PATRICK'S DAY IN NEW ORLEANS
    Not only a great songwriter, but one of the hottest live acts around too.
  18. JO ANN KELLY: MOON GOING DOWN
    Britain's much-missed blues singer, recorded live for German radio in 1988.
  19. BOB COPPER: RAGS AND OLD IRON
    fRoots scoop! First ever Copper recording of blues song in a century of visits by collectors.
Full details of availability for the source CDs are to be found within the magazine.

 

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