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WORLD MUSIC EUROPEAN AIRPLAY TOP 15

March’s most played world music albums, compiled from returns from radio DJs all over Europe World Music Charts Europe
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  1. LES AMAZONES D’AFRIQUE République Amazone (Real World)
  2. TAMIKREST Kidal (Glitterbeat)
  3. VARIOUS ARTISTS Synthesize The Soul (Ostinato)
  4. ORCHESTRA BAOBAB Tribute To Ndiouga Dieng (World Circuit)
  5. AURELIO Darandi (Real World)
  6. EMEL Ensen (Partisan)
  7. MOKOOMBA Luyando (Out Here)
  8. KATARINA MALIKOVA Pustvopol (Sinko)
  9. MAMADOU KELLY Politiki (Clermont)
  10. MARIEM HASSAN La Voz Indomita (NubeNegra)
  11. OMAR SOSA & SECKOU KEITA Transparent Water (Otá)
  12. LULA PENA Archivo Pittoresco (Crammed)
  13. GAYE SU AKYOL Hologram Imparatorlugu (Glitterbeat)
  14. ELIDA Djunta Kudjer (Lusafrica)
  15. VOCAL SAMPLING Asi De Sampling (Zig Zag World)

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TRANSGLOBAL WORLD MUSIC CHART TOP 15

March’s favourite albums compiled from a worldwide panel of broadcasters and writers.
  1. BARGOU 08 Targ (Glitterbeat)
  2. OMAR SOSA & SECKOU KEITA Transparent Water (Otá)
  3. ORCHESTRA BAOBAB Tribute To Ndiouga Dieng (World Circuit)
  4. TINARIWEN Elwan (Wedge)
  5. TAMIKREST Kidal (Glitterbeat)
  6. MARA ARANDA Sefarad En El Corazón De Marruecos (Mara Aranda)
  7. AMINE & HAMZA Fertile Paradoxes (ARC Music)
  8. L’ORCHESTRE AFRISA INTERNATIONAL Melanie (Colomotion)
  9. AURELIO Darandi (Real World)
  10. LES AMAZONES D’AFRIQUE République Amazone (Real World)
  11. CEMÎL QOÇGÎRÎ Zalâl (Ahenk Müzik)
  12. BLACK FLOWER Artifacts (Sdban Ultra)
  13. MOKOOMBA Luyando (Out Here)
  14. THE NILE PROJECT Jinja (Zambaleta)
  15. DAYMÉ AROCENA Cubafonía (Brownswood Recordings)

20 YEARS AGO

March 1997 sales from Virgin Retail’s national chain computer.
  1. MARY BLACK Shine (Grapevine)
  2. ALISON KRAUSS So Long So Wrong (Rounder)
  3. JOHN LEE HOOKER Don’t Look Back Point Blank)
  4. WATERSON: CARTHY Common Tongue (Topic)
  5. ALTAN The Best Of Altan (Green Linnet)
  6. DOUGIE MACLEAN Collection (Putumayo)
  7. BETH ORTON Trailer Park (Heavenway)
  8. AFRO CELT SOUND SYSTEM Vol 1 - Sound Magic (Real World)
  9. BR 549 The Number To Call Is… (Arista)
  10. VARIOUS ARTISTS The Best Irish Album In The World Ever (Virgin)
  11. CESÁRIA ÉVORA Cabo Verde (BMG)
  12. TARIKA Son Egal (Xenophile)
  13. MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER A Place In The World (Columbia)
  14. NORMA WATERSON Norma Waterson (Hannibal)
  15. MARTA SEBESTYEN Best Of… (Hannibal)
  16. BILLY BRAGG William Bloke (Cooking Vinyl)
  17. KATHRYN TICKELL The Gathering (Park)
  18. JOHNNY CASH Unchained (American)
  19. NUSRAT FATEH ALI KHAN Rapture (Nascente)
  20. IRIS DEMENT Way I Should (WEA)

fROOTS PLAYLIST 10 YEARS AGO

Playlist choices from our May 2007 issue.
  1. DEVON SPROULE Keep Your Silver Shined (Tin Angel)
  2. MALOUMA Nour (Marabi)
  3. MAHWASH Ghazals Afghans (Accords Croises)
  4. GORO YAMAGUCHI A Bell Ringing In The Empty Sky (Nonesuch)
  5. AMAN AMAN Musica I Cants Sefardis (Galileo)
  6. ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION Time Freeze 1995/2007 (Virgin)
  7. LO CÒR DE LA PLANA Tan Deman (Buda)
  8. LA CHICANA Lejos (Galileo)
  9. CARLTON PATTERSON & KING TUBBY Black & White In Dub (Hot Pot)
  10. SEIJIN NOBORIKAWA It’s Only Seigwa (Respect)

 

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