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fRoots 22

fROOTS #22 CD
Here's what's on the FREE! CD with fR247/248 (January/February 2004)


  1. THINK OF ONE: NI NA
    Belgium invades the world! Antwerp's brassy, versatile wonderband.
  2. ABYSSINIA INFINITE: GELA
    Ethiopia's Ejigayehu 'Gigi' Shibabaw meets Bill Laswell.
  3. PIETRA MONTECORVINO: GUAGLIONE
    Startling new pan-Mediterranean approach to Neapolitan song.
  4. KÉKÉLÉ: BEBE YAOURT
    Congolese veterans going the acoustic rumba route.
  5. WHAPWEASEL: THE TINTED QUIFF
    Summer 2003 festival kings leading the English ceilidh rebirth.
  6. OI VA VOI: A CSITARI HEGYEK ALATT
    The UK klezmer futurists finally get to make their big album.
  7. JUNE TABOR: HUGHIE GRAEME
    England's great song interpreter returns to traditional balladry.
  8. TRIO DCA: POLKA À ALFRED MOURET
    Powerhouse French dance music on squeezebox, hurdy gurdy & pipes.
  9. OS DIPLOMATICOS: DEIXA-ME SUBIR O ALTO
    Rousing Galician roots rockers (with guesting Susana Seivane).
  10. CANTODISCANTO: MALMEDITERRANEO
    This CD's second dose of pan-Mediterranean music from Naples.
  11. ELENA LEDDA: INCANTI
    From the re-issue of a classic album by the great Sardinian singer.
  12. ABDUL TEE-JAY: A NOR NEM YOU
    From Sierra Leone, UK resident guitar master's acoustic roots project.
  13. SALEM TRADITION: WALIWA
    From La Reunion, Christine Salem's earthy approach to maloya.
  14. MAHWASH & ENSEMBLE KABOUL: MOLA MAMAD DJAN
    Celebrating the golden era of Afghan music before the collapse.
  15. MALOUMA: MREIMIDA
    Mauritania's magnificently funky singer in desert blues mode.
  16. TAFFETAS: SAUDADE DO MEU AMOR
    Guinean kora, Swiss guitar and bass in a beautiful blend.
  17. THINK OF ONE MARRAKECH EMBALLAGES ENSEMBLE: TI JOERAR
    Ending where we started, another of Think Of One's amazing projects!
Full details of availability for the source CDs are to be found within the magazine.

 

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