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AMAZON.CO.UK FOLK/ROOTS/WORLD 30

January’s non-budget price CD sales from Amazon.co.uk.
  1. BOB DYLAN The Cutting Edge 1965-1966 (Columbia)
  2. BELLOWHEAD Pandemonium – The Essential (Navigator)
  3. THE WAINWRIGHT SISTERS Songs In The Dark (PIAS)
  4. SONGHOY BLUES Music In Exile (Transgressive)
  5. RICHARD THOMPSON Still (Proper)
  6. LYNCHED Cold Old Fire (Lynched)
  7. VARIOUS ARTISTS BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2015 (Proper)
  8. THE UNTHANKS Mount The Air (Rabble Rouser)
  9. FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS Proper Job (Red UK)
  10. THIS IS THE KIT Bashed Out (Brassland)
  11. BELLOWHEAD Revival (Island)
  12. SIMPSON CUTTING KERR Murmurs (Topic)
  13. MADDY PRIOR A Tapestry Of Carols (Saydisc)
  14. KATE RUSBY While Mortals Sleep (Pure)
  15. SHYE BEN TZUR, JONNY GREENWOOD & THE RAJASTHAN EXPRESS Junun (Nonesuch)
  16. THE FULL ENGLISH The Full English (Topic)
  17. BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB Buena Vista Social Club (World Circuit)
  18. RHIANNON GIDDENS Tomorrow Is My Turn (Nonesuch)
  19. MBONGWANA STAR From Kinshasa (World Circuit)
  20. KESTON COBBLERS CLUB Wildfire (Tricolour)
  21. SHOW OF HANDS The Long Way Home (Hands On Music)
  22. KAREN MATHESON Urram (Vertical)
  23. MARIZA Mundo (Warner)
  24. TINARIWEN Live In Paris (Wedge)
  25. MARRY WATERSON & DAVID A JAYCOCK Two Wolves (One Little Indian)
  26. KATE RUSBY 20 (Pure)
  27. LAU The Bell That Never Rings (Reveal)
  28. SETH LAKEMAN Word Of Mouth (Cooking Vinyl)
  29. PEATBOG FAERIES Blackhouse (Peatbog)
  30. THE GLOAMING The Gloaming (Real World)

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WORLD MUSIC EUROPEAN AIRPLAY TOP 15

January’s most played world music albums, compiled from returns from radio DJs all over Europe World Music Charts Europe
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  1. KIMMO POHJONEN Sensitive Skin (Octopus/Ondine)
  2. DIMITRIS MYSTAKIDIS Esperanto (Fishbowl)
  3. VÄRTTINÄ Viena (Westpark)
  4. XABIER DIAZ & ADUFEIRAS DE SALITRE The Tambourine Man (Musicas De Salitre)
  5. BUDA FOLK BAND Sajat Gyujtes (Fono)
  6. HÜSNÜ SENLENDIRICI Hüsnü Avare (Sony Turkey)
  7. ESTUSHA Wotan (Estusha)
  8. DIVANHANA Zukva (ARC)
  9. KANDIA KOUYATÉ Renascence (Stern’s)
  10. KOO NIMO Palm Wine Music In The 21st Century (Zaria Music)
  11. LAS HERMANAS CARONNI Navega Mundos (Les Grands Fleuves)
  12. VIEUX FARKA TOURÉ & JULIA EASTERLIN Touristes (Six Degrees)
  13. BAABA MAAL The Traveller (Marathon/Palm)
  14. SUISTAMON SÄHKÖ Suistamo Electricity (Kihtinäjärvi)
  15. CHICO TRUJILLO Reina De Todas Las Fiestas (Barbes)

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TRANSGLOBAL WORLD MUSIC CHART TOP 15

January’s favourite albums compiled from a worldwide panel of broadcasters and writers.
  1. BAABA MAAL The Traveller (Marathon/ Palm)
  2. KANDIA KOUYATÉ Renascence (Stern’s)
  3. ČAČI VORBA Šatrika (Oriente Music)
  4. LURA Herança (Lusafrica)
  5. SIDESTEPPER Supernatural Love (Real World)
  6. DIZU PLAATJES & FRIENDS Ubuntu: The Common String (Mountain)
  7. VIEUX FARKA TOURÉ & JULIA EASTERLIN Touristes (Six Degrees)
  8. BIXIGA 70 III (Glitterbeat)
  9. L’ATTIRAIL La Route Intérieure (Les Chantiers Sonores)
  10. KREIZ BREIZH AKADEMI 5ed Round (Innacor)
  11. SAM LEE & FRIENDS The Fade In Time (Nest Collective)
  12. LAS HERMANAS CARONNI Navega Mundos (Les Grands Fleuves)
  13. BARETO Impredecible (World Village)
  14. ORANITZA Folktron (Fusion Embassy)
  15. MICHAEL MESSER’S MITRA The Call Of The Blues (Knife Edge)

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WORLD MUSIC NETWORK VIDEO 10

Watch all the videos in January’s chart (and earlier) at www.worldmusic.net/charts/video/
  1. BLICK BASSY Wap Do Wap
  2. LEAGUE OF HIGHLAND GENTLEMEN The Heedrum Hobot
  3. VOODOO LOVE ORCHESTRA Zombie
  4. CONJUNTO SABROSURA Hecho En Puerto Rico
  5. MANKALA Mfene
  6. SHYE BEN TZUR, JONNY GREENWOOD & THE RAJASTHAN EXPRESS Hu
  7. ORATNITZA Trap, Mome! ft Magdalena Petrovich
  8. CHICO TRUJILO Gran Pecador (Live)
  9. SLOW MOVING CLOUDS Devil’s Polska
  10. BÉLA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN New South Africa (Live)

30 YEARS AGO

January 1986 sales from a national survey of specialist and general dealers.
  1. MOVING HEARTS The Storm (Tara)
  2. CLANNAD Macalla (RCA)
  3. CHRISTY MOORE Ordinary Man (WEA Ireland)
  4. THE ROBERT CRAY BAND False Accusations (Demon)
  5. SANDY DENNY Who Knows Where The Time Goes (Island)
  6. COLLINS, CRAY, COPELAND Showdown (Sonet)
  7. THE KIPPER FAMILY The Ever Decreasing Circle (Dambuster)
  8. THE POGUES Rum Sodomy & The Lash (Stiff)
  9. THE HOME SERVICE The Mysteries (Coda)
  10. THE ALBION BAND A Christmas Present (Fun)
  11. VARIOUS ARTISTS The Indestructible Beat Of Soweto (Earthworks)
  12. FAIRPORT CONVENTION Gladys’ Leap (Woodworm)
  13. THE ROBERT CRAY BAND Bad Influence (Demon)
  14. THE MEN THEY COULDN’T HANG Night Of A Thousand Candles (Imp)
  15. VARIOUS ARTISTS Viva! El Ritmo (Earthworks)
  16. PYEWACKETT Seven To Midnight (Familiar)
  17. FRANKIE ARMSTRONG I Heard A Woman Sing (Fuse)
  18. CLANNAD Magical Ring (RCA)
  19. LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III I’m Alright (Demon)
  20. THE EASY CLUB Chance Or Design (REL)

Each issue of fRoots carries a wider list of charts from dealers and radio DJs.

 

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