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fRoots 11

fROOTS #11 CD
Here's what's on the FREE! CD with fR182/183 (August/September 1998)


  1. ELIZA CARTHY: BILLY BOY/THE WIDOW'S WEDDING
    England's new folk wave fiddle roguette heads forward in EII mode.
  2. MARYAM MURSAL: SODEWOU
    Massive Somali voice meets massive Afro Celt posse production.
  3. CÀLIC: CAP-CALDARU
    Pan-Mediterranean music from a skilful Sardinian sextet.
  4. JENNIFER & HAZEL WRIGLEY: LIGHT FIGHT/CHI CHA
    Orkney's globe-trotting sibling act push the tradition forward.
  5. DOCK BOGGS: SUGAR BABY
    '20s blues banjo legend still major when taped by Mike Seeger in '64
  6. NAHA SALEC: A PESAR DE LAS HERIDAS
    Atmospheric sounds of the Western Sahara.
  7. SABAH HABAS MUSTAPHA: ARTUR ASAKI
    Mandinka tune, Indonesian-produced praise to English & Cuban heroes.
  8. TARAF DE HAIDOUKS: DUMBALA DUMBA
    Characteristic belter from the celebrated Romanian village band.
  9. MADAIN RAMDAS: CHUTNEY GENIE
    Hot Asian dance tradition in Trinidad evolves before your very ears.
  10. SPIRO: THE IRON WAY
    Catchy, original music from an inventive tradition-based English band.
  11. ROKIA TRAORE: FININI
    New young female star making waves from the roots of Mali.
  12. GJALLARHORN: KONUNGEN OCH TROLLKVINNAN
    Distinctive sounds of a fast rising young Finnish-Swedish band.
  13. T.J. REHMI: SKRÜTINIZER
    Evolutionary global dance beats from the UK Asian underground.
  14. SKELETON: KWA XHOSA
    Township maskanda drive from a resilient Durban combo.
  15. HANK DOGS: DADDY'S ARMS
    Joe Boyd produces UK singer/songwriters shock! Here's why.
  16. KOMWA KOMWA STRING BAND: WAUPU ODABALA
    Gorgeous village music from Papua New Guinea.
  17. BRIAN PETERS: THE FOUR SEASONS/THE SILLY SEASON
    Our man at the squeezebox desk shows his playing colours.
Full details of availability for the source CDs are to be found within the magazine.

 

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