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fRoots 19

fROOTS #19 CD
Here's what's on the FREE! CD with fR230/231 (August/September 2002)


  1. ELLIKA & SOLO: BRÖDKAKAN/ KODINADIOULOU
    Swedish fiddle and Casamance kora as if they were born to it
  2. BANDA IONICA: ESPINITA
    Sicilian brass band with Mau Mau and M. Chao connections, Macaco vocals.
  3. LINDA THOMPSON: NO TELLING
    Remarkable songwriting return for one of Britain's greatest singers.
  4. MARIZA: O GENTE DA MINHA TERRA
    The stellar new performer of Portuguese fado.
  5. ZAWOSE & BROOK: KUNA KUNGUNI
    Tanzanian legend teamed with expert world music producer.
  6. THE BE GOOD TANYAS: THE LITTLEST BIRDS
    Canada's new oldtime trio who've grabbed UK hearts.
  7. DANYEL WARO: BAT LA MIN
    The soulful voice of La Reunion's great star of maloya.
  8. FLANAGAN: SHE NO SHOW
    From a fine album by Brit blueser (and beyond) Mark Flanagan.
  9. GARY LUCAS: THE WALL
    Ex-Beefheart guitar hero in earcatching Chinese music project.
  10. THE LABOR EXCHANGE BAND: TWO GENERATIONS
    Hakka mountain style music from a remarkable Taiwanese band.
  11. JOHN SPIERS & JON BODEN: ADIEU SWEET LOVELY NANCY
    Roaring out of Oxford, hot young English traditional duo.
  12. ORCHESTRA BAOBAB: SUTUKUN
    From the imminent new CD by the legendary Senegalese band.
  13. ATTWENGER: MUAMEN
    Austrian minimalist roots from Marcus Binder & Hans-Peter Falkner.
  14. SHINE: BE SIUD
    Three great Scottish voices and two electro-harps get inventive.
  15. No. 47: ALL CLOUDS THE SKY
    John Tams, Graeme Taylor, Chris Coe & Co from the Nat. Theatre.
  16. MODE PLAGAL: FEGGARAKI (LITTLE MOON)
    Kleon Antoniou & Thodoris Rellos sing a trad. arr. with the Greek progressives.
  17. LES SOEURS DIABATE: KELARO
    Sona, Sayon & Mama Diabate's unmistakeably Guinean blend.
  18. BAMPTON MORRIS: CONSTANT BILLY
    Jamie Wheeler plays for the only morris side with an unbroken tradition.
Full details of availability for the source CDs are to be found within the magazine.

 

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