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fRoots 25

fROOTS #25 CD
Here's what's on the FREE! CD with fR266/267 (August/September 2005)


  1. BELLOWHEAD: JACK ROBINSON
    The English folk scene's hottest live band.
  2. AMADOU & MARIAM: CAMIONS SAUVAGES
    Mali's funky duo in inspired collaboration with Manu Chao.
  3. MOUSSU T E LEI JOVENTS: LO GABIAN
    Marseille's cosmopolitan roots, teaming members of Massilia Sound System and La Talvera.
  4. DAVY GRAHAM: MAAJUN
    From his 1964 masterpiece, the UK guitarist without whom...
  5. ALI FARKA TOURE & TOUMANI DIABATE: DEBE
    Two giants of Malian music link up for a classic encounter.
  6. AMIRA: JUTROS MI JE RUZA PROCVJETALA
    From Sarajevo, the soulful singer who has been called the Balkan Billie Holiday.
  7. AIDA NADEEM: HIN
    The Iraqi singer now based in Denmark, with a powerful modern sound.
  8. SPI & LA GAUDRIOLE: SARRASINE
    "French punk musician discovers Occitan folk shock!"
  9. MIROSLAV EVACIC: AZ A SEP
    Slide guitar, dulcimer, bass - it's a Croatian country blues band!
  10. ATHENA ANDREADIS: ELA PARE ME
    Wonderful London-based Greek singer, recent Kershaw show favourite.
  11. CHRIS WOOD: LORD BATEMAN
    The power of traditional story telling meets one of its best practitioners.
  12. NISTANIMERA: O TURCO
    Amazing music from the Greek-speaking part of Southern Italy.
  13. MAKAM: FAKERÉK
    Long established Hungarian group playing compositions by Zoltán Krulik.
  14. FIMBER BRAVO & KADIALY KOUYATE: SEAGULLS
    Kora from Senegal meets steel pan from Trinidad.
  15. LYDIA MENDOZA: MAL HOMBRE
    'The meadowlark of the border', recorded in 1934 when she was 17.
  16. YASMIN LEVY: LOCURA
    Ladino music performed with the soul of flamenco.
  17. UGUR ISIK: ALAMANTI (RUM)
    The captivating sound of cello in the Turkish folk tradition.
Full details of availability for the source CDs are to be found within the magazine.

 

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