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fRoots 18

fROOTS #18 CD
Here's what's on the FREE! CD with fR223/224 (January/February 2002)


  1. JOE STRUMMER & THE MESCALEROS: GLOBAL A GO-GO
    The future sound of the multi-cultural UK snaps into focus.
  2. TINARIWEN: ZIN ES GOURMEDEN
    Deep desert Tuareg blues.
  3. CARA DILLON: THE MAID OF CULMORE
    The sweetest voice in Irish music finally makes her own CD
  4. GIGI: AYNAMA
    Fabulous voice from Ethiopia, now resident in the USA.
  5. KULTUR SHOCK: SEAMSTRESS & THE OFFICERS
    Balkan gypsy punk folk rock via Seattle.
  6. DICK GAUGHAN: WHEN I'M GONE
    The mighty Gaughan on top form with a Phil Ochs song.
  7. SOUAD MASSI: BLADI
    Name to watch: rising young Algerian singer/songwriter of quality.
  8. JAOJOBY: AZA ARIANAO
    Madagascar's undisputed king of salegy with his fab band.
  9. LITTLE GEORGE SUEREF: LIVING IN THE CITY
    The great voice and harmonica of London's new blues champ.
  10. HOUSSAINE KILI: BALINI
    If you must make those 'Moroccan roll' quips, he's your man!
  11. NIC JONES: THE JUKEBOX AS SHE TURNED
    Archive live-recorded gem from one of English folk's great masters.
  12. HAIG YAZDJIAN: GAGO-MARE
    Armenian multi-instrumentalist/singer, from a haunting album.
  13. FUN>DA>MENTAL: SPY-CAT
    Aki Nawaz and his chums mix it up with Muazzam Khan.
  14. CHRIS COE: HIND HORN
    When it comes to trad. ballads, there are few who tell 'em better.
  15. KÉKÉLÉ: GINA
    All-etoile band takes classic Congolese rumba back to acoustic roots.
  16. PAUL DE BOE: AEROPLANES WOUNDED MY PRIDE
    Special Australian songwriter of mixed Holland/Portugal/Indonesia roots.
  17. ANDY SHEPPARD & KATHRYN TICKELL: MUSIC FOR A NEW CROSSING Pt.3
    Jazz sax & Northumbrian pipes wizzes celebrate a bridge.
Full details of availability for the source CDs are to be found within the magazine.

 

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