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fRoots 34

fROOTS #34 CD
Here's what's on the FREE! CD with fR319/320 (January/February 2010)


  1. MAMA ROSIN: LE TWO STEP DE L’HARICOT
    Roaring out of Switzerland, they call it ‘combat Cajun’
  2. BLUE ASIA: KUN-NU-SHU
    Makoto Kubota’s travelling project reaches Okinawa.
  3. ALI FARKA TOURE & TOUMANI DIABATE: KALA DJULA
    A preview of the final album by Mali’s two legends together.
  4. JULIAN GASKELL & HIS RAGGED TROUSERED PHILANTHROPISTS: BOTTLE OF LUCK
    Grumpy punk folk meets Eastern European surf jazz ska via Cornwall.
  5. LOS CHINCHES: CHICHA LOVE
    The UK’s very own psychedelic Amazonian cumbia surf band!
  6. ELLEN MARY McGEE: THE FATAL FLOWER GARDEN
    A fine folk interpreter/writer from the label which brought you Nancy Wallace.
  7. FAIZ ALI FAIZ & TITI ROBIN: RUS NA
    Two giants: acclaimed qawwali singer meets the French instrumentalist.
  8. GUY CLARK: THE GUITAR
    More classic storytelling from the veteran Texan genius.
  9. KAMEL EL HARACHI: EL BARANI
    Superb Algerian chaabi from the son of the Ya Rayah originator.
  10. SHOW OF HANDS: THE KEYS OF CANTERBURY
    The dishevelled but diamond folk duo team up with Jackie Oates.
  11. KARL SKAARUP: MELLEM KAGEL OG Æ VÆG
    Fine old Danish traditional squeezebox man.
  12. MACMASTER/ HAY: RINN MI MOCH
    Imaginative collaboration between Gaelic vocals, electro-harp and percussion.
  13. ROGER WATSON: PEG OF DERBY
    Traditional tale gets a modern twist. And that’s Jackie Oates again…
  14. FRANCO & LE TPOK JAZZ: PESA POSITION NA NO
    The Congo Colossus, from the essential retrospective CDs.
  15. MIKE COOPER w. FABRIZIO SPERA & LEILA ADU: WALKING MY TROUBLES AWAY
    Rome-dwelling English veteran combines blues and free improvisation.
Full details of availability for the source CDs are to be found within the magazine.

 

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