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fRoots 27

fROOTS #27 CD
Here's what's on the FREE! CD with fR278/279 (August/September 2006)


  1. THE MEMORY BAND: COME WRITE ME DOWN
    A new twist to an old theme from an interesting left-field band.
  2. KEYVAN CHEMIRANI & NAHAWA DOUMBIA: KUNTO KO - RENONCEMENT
    A magnificent project where Iran, Mali and India meet.
  3. BABAR LUCK: WAR FEVER
    Just your typical Pakistani East End punk poet acoustic agitator!
  4. ALI FARKA TOURE: LEDI COUMBE
    From the last and best ever album by the Malian legend.
  5. TIM VAN EYKEN: FAIR ELLEN OF RATCLIFFE
    A particularly gory tale from an ear-opening English album.
  6. KRISTI STASSINOPOULOU: JAFFA
    Exclusive preview of a great new album by a Greek innovator.
  7. LOU RHODES: TREAT HER GENTLY
    The former Lamb singer goes beguilingly back to her roots.
  8. THE DEVIL’S INTERVAL: THE CUCKOO
    Emily Portman, Lauren McCormick & Jim Causley, the new trad hopes.
  9. STEFANO SALETTI & PICCOLA BANDA IKONA: TAGAMA
    From Italy, the front man of Novalia with a new all-star group.
  10. AFRISSIPPI: NGOL JIMOL
    West Africa meets the blues in the Mississippi hill country.
  11. MARENOSTRUM: FADO DA ILHA
    More great sounds from southern Europe: Portugal gets out there.
  12. LISA KNAPP: BLACKSMITH
    Our first MySpace discovery! Distinctive singer of a classic song.
  13. HOSSEIN ALIZADEH & DJIVAN GASPARYAN: SARI GALIN
    Iranian tar virtuoso meets Armenian duduk legend in concert.
  14. GUO YUE: MY FIRST FLUTE
    A multi-talented Chinese musician, author and chef in our midst.
  15. JON BODEN: GET A LITTLE SOMETHING
    The hyperactive Bellowhead frontman delivers an original solo outing.
  16. SAMBA MAPANGALA & ORCHESTRE VIRUNGA: NYAMA CHOMA
    Timeless classic soukous from a golden voice and a peerless band.
Full details of availability for the source CDs are to be found within the magazine.

 

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