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fRoots 10

fROOTS #10 CD
Here's what's on the FREE! CD with fR175/176 (January/February 1998)


  1. CAPERCAILLIE: HEBRIDEAN HALE-BOPP
    Scotland meets world dance, Part 1. From their Great Leap Forward.
  2. ADDOSSO AGLI SCALINI: SCOSSA SOMMOSSA
    Belting roots rock from the Adriatic coast of southern Italy
  3. GREG BROWN: MOSE ALLISON PLAYED HERE
    A twist in a road tale from the prolific US singer/songwriter/guitarist
  4. ORCHESTRE NATIONAL DE BARBÈS: SAVON
    North Africa forward, with a track from one of the best live albums ever!
  5. LHASA: DE CARA A LA PARED
    Sultry Mexican/American music from a young Canada-based singer
  6. BLUE HORSES: ALL WENT AWAY
    New twin-fiddle folkrockers roaring out of Wales.
  7. NJAVA: JIBOTY SUSHI REMIX
    Makoto Kubota-produced debut by the South Madagascar family band.
  8. LAST FOREVER: DILLARD CHANDLER
    A touch of the American folk/classic from Dick Connette & Sonya Cohen.
  9. PABAN DAS BAUL & SAM MILLS: MON MOTI
    Ancient Bengal tradition meets 1990s London.
  10. AL JONES!: I'M SO HAPPY NOW
    A characteristically catchy off-beam item from the man they couldn't find.
  11. BOB BROZMAN & LEDWARD KAAPANA: KOLOPA
    Virtuoso Hawaiian slide & slack key.
  12. NENES: TSUBASA O YASUMENI KIMASENKA
    The latest from our favourite Okinawan female quartet.
  13. ELEFTHERIA ARVANITAKI: TA KORMIA KE TA MAHERIA
    One of Greece's great singers, from her platinum Greek/Armenian roots CD.
  14. GALAXY: DIOM
    Wild mbalax from Finland-based Senegalese band, featuring tama of Yamar Thiam.
  15. MARTYN BENNETT: TONGUES OF KALI
    Scotland meets world dance, Pt2!
  16. FRED McDOWELL: WHAT'S THE MATTER NOW
    1958 Alan Lomax recording of the country blues legend.
  17. BOB COPPER: GOING DOWN TO BROWNSVILLE
    The roots of English country blues. Bob learned this from a Sleepy John Estes 78 which he bought in the 1930s.
Full details of availability for the source CDs are to be found within the magazine.

 

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