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AMAZON.CO.UK FOLK/ROOTS/WORLD 30

June’s non-budget price CD sales from Amazon.co.uk.
  1. RICHARD THOMPSON Still (Proper)
  2. SONGHOY BLUES Music In Exile (Transgressive)
  3. SIMPSON CUTTING KERR Murmurs (Topic)
  4. THE UNTHANKS Mount The Air (Rabble Rouser)
  5. MBONGWANA STAR From Kinshasa (World Circuit)
  6. VARIOUS ARTISTS BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2015 (Proper)
  7. FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS Proper Job (Red UK)
  8. PEATBOG FAERIES Blackhouse (Peatbog)
  9. BELLOWHEAD Revival (Island)
  10. KATHRYN WILLIAMS Hypoxia (One Little Indian)
  11. JACKIE OATES The Spyglass & The Herringbone (ECC)
  12. LAU The Bell That Never Rings (Reveal)
  13. OLIVIA CHANEY The Longest River (Nonesuch)
  14. BELLOWHEAD Hedonism (Navigator)
  15. RHIANNON GIDDENS Tomorrow Is My Turn (Nonesuch)
  16. THIS IS THE KIT Bashed Out (Brassland)
  17. SOUAD MASSI El Mutakallimun (Wrasse)
  18. EMILY PORTMAN Coracle (Furrow)
  19. FATOUMATA DIAWARA & ROBERTO FONSECA At Home – Live In Marciac (Jazz Village)
  20. ELIZA CARTHY & TIM ERIKSEN Bottle (Hem Hem/Navigator)
  21. BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB Lost And Found (World Circuit)
  22. BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB Buena Vista Social Club (World Circuit)
  23. CHEIKH LÔ Balbalou (Chapter Two/ Wagram)
  24. TOM PAXTON Redemption Road (Pax)
  25. LUDOVICO EINAUDI & VARIOUS Taranta Project (Ponderosa)
  26. FAIRPORT CONVENTION Myths & Heroes (Matty Grooves)
  27. KESTON COBBLERS CLUB Wildfire (Tricolour)
  28. XAOS Xaos (Pomegranate/ IRL)
  29. BELLOWHEAD Broadside (Navigator)
  30. SAM LEE The Fade In Time (Nest Collective)

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WORLD MUSIC EUROPEAN AIRPLAY 20

June’s most played world music albums, compiled from returns from radio DJs all over Europe World Music Charts Europe
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  1. MBONGWANA STAR From Kinshasa (World Circuit)
  2. BLICK BASSY Akö (No Format)
  3. BASSEKOU KOUYATÉ & NGONI BA Ba Power (Glitterbeat)
  4. SOUAD MASSI El Mutakallimun (Wrasse)
  5. SOAPKILLS The Best Of Soapkills ()Crammed)
  6. ELIDA ALMEIDA Ora Doci Ora Margos (Lusafrica)
  7. MARTIN LUBEROV’S JAZZTA PRASTA Impressions (Unit)
  8. CANZONIERE GRECANICO SALENTINO Quaranta 40 (Ponderosa)
  9. STELIOS PETRAKIS QUARTET Avgi – Live In Heraklion (Molpe Music)
  10. BALOGH KALMAN & LUCACS MIKLOS Cimbalomduo (Folk Europa)
  11. PEKKO KÄPPI & K:H:H:L Sanguis Meus, Mama! (GAEA)
  12. BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB Lost And Found (World Circuit)
  13. GERMAN DIAZ Metodo Cardiofonico (Prods Efimeras)
  14. SECKOU KEITA 22 Strings (ARC/ Mwldan)
  15. SACRI CUORI Delone (Glitterbeat)
  16. BUKAHARA Strange Delight (Bukahara)
  17. MOH! KOUYATÉ Loundo (Un Jour) (Foli Son)
  18. NIYAZ The Fourth Light (Six Degrees)
  19. ANA ALCAIDE Gotrasawala Ensemble (Tales Of Pangea)
  20. MONOSWEZI Monoswezi Yanga (Riverboat)

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WORLD MUSIC NETWORK VIDEO 10

Watch all the videos in July's chart (and earlier) at www.worldmusic.net/charts/video/
  1. LILA DOWNES feat JUANES La Patria Madrina
  2. JUNGLE BY NIGHT El Miraglo
  3. DELE SOSIMI Na My Turn
  4. ELECTRO BAMAKO N’tara Denni Soro
  5. DENGUE FEVER Tokay (Live)
  6. ISSAC DELGADO, GENTE DE ZONA & DESCEMER BUENO Bailando
  7. KASAI ALLSTARS Thus Spoke The Ancestors (Live)
  8. KASSE MADY DIABATE Simbo (Live)
  9. CATRIN FINCH & SECKOU KEITA Live At Ethno Port Poznan Festival
  10. LAKHA MADOU PROJECT The Story Of Malkauns

20 YEARS AGO

June 1995 sales from Virgin Retail’s national chain computer
  1. DEEP FOREST Bohême (Columbia)
  2. BILL WHELAN Riverdance (Warners)
  3. JANIS IAN Revenge (Grapevine)
  4. MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER Stones In The Road (Columbia)
  5. ALTAN The First 10 Years (Green Linnet)
  6. RY COODER Music By Ry Cooder (Warners)
  7. ROBERT CRAY Some Rainy Morning (Mercury)
  8. VARIOUS ARTISTS Sacred Spirit (Virgin)
  9. THE CHIEFTAINS Long Black Veil (RCA)
  10. 10 HANK WILLIAMS Alone & Forsaken (Polygram)
  11. SANDY DENNY/ TREVOR LUCAS Attic Tracks (Raven)
  12. KATE RUSBY & KATHRYN ROBERTS Kate Rusby & Kathryn Roberts (Pure)
  13. U SRINIVAS & MICHAEL BROOK Dream (Real World)
  14. ALISON KRAUSS Now That I’ve Found You (Rounder)
  15. VARIOUS ARTISTS A Woman’s Heart Vol 2 (Grapevine)
  16. JOHN LEE HOOKER Chill Out (Pointblank/Virgin)
  17. TED HAWKINS The Kershaw Sessions (Strange Roots)
  18. THE DUBLINERS Milestones (Transatlantic)
  19. CHRIS SMITHER Up On The Lowdown (Hightone)
  20. PAPA WEMBA Emotion (Real World)

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