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AMAZON.CO.UK FOLK/ROOTS/WORLD 30

March’s non-budget price CD sales from Amazon.co.uk.
  1. BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB Lost And Found (World Circuit)
  2. THE UNTHANKS Mount The Air (Rabble Rouser)
  3. FAIRPORT CONVENTION Myths & Heroes (Matty Grooves)
  4. SONGHOY BLUES Music In Exile (Transgressive)
  5. ROBERT PLANT Lullaby And…The Ceaseless Roar (Nonesuch)
  6. SAM LEE The Fade In Time (Nest Collective)
  7. RHIANNON GIDDENS Tomorrow Is My Turn (Nonesuch)
  8. STEELEYE SPAN Wintersmith (Park)
  9. BOB DYLAN Legendary Broadcasts 1969–84 (BDA)
  10. THE GLOAMING The Gloaming (Real World)
  11. MARTYN BENNETT Grit (Real World)
  12. THE FULL ENGLISH The Full English (Topic)
  13. ALTAN The Widening Gyre (Compass)
  14. TREACHEROUS ORCHESTRA Grind (Reveal)
  15. TOM PAXTON Redemption Road (Pax)
  16. BELLOWHEAD Revival (Island)
  17. VARIOUS ARTISTS Inside Llewyn Davis OST (Nonesuch)
  18. VARIOUS ARTISTS Another Day, Another Time (Nonesuch)
  19. LEVERET New Anything (RootBeat)
  20. VARIOUS ARTISTS The Elizabethan Session (Quercus)
  21. SETH LAKEMAN Word Of Mouth (Cooking Vinyl)
  22. RICHARD THOMPSON Acoustic Classics (Proper)
  23. CARA DILLON A Thousand Hearts (Charcoal)
  24. RY COODER 1970–1987 Box Set (Rhino)
  25. BELLA HARDY With The Dawn (Noe)
  26. ANOUAR BRAHEM Souvenance (ECM)
  27. JOSIENNE CLARKE & BEN WALKER Nothing Can Bring Back The Hour (Folk Room)
  28. VARIOUS ARTISTS BBC Folk Awards 2014 (Proper)
  29. JULIE FOWLIS Gach Sgeul (Machair)
  30. KATHRYN TICKELL & THE SIDE Kathryn Tickell & The Side (Resilient)

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WORLD MUSIC EUROPEAN AIRPLAY 20

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. E.T. MENSAH & THE TEMPOS King Of Highlife Anthology (RetroAfric)
  2. TARAF DE HAÏDOUKS Of Lovers, Gamblers And… (Crammed)
  3. KIRAN AHLUWALIA Sanata: Stillness (ARC)
  4. JUREMA Mestica (Sarava)
  5. TIGANÁ SANTANA Tempo & Magma (Ajabu)
  6. KALASCIMA Psychedelic Trance Tarantella (Ponderosa)
  7. SONGHOY BLUES Music In Exile (Transgressive)
  8. SAMBA TOURÉ Gandadiko (Glitterbeat)
  9. ESKO JÄRVELÄ EPIC MALE BAND Rye Groove (Own label)
  10. BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB Lost And Found (World Circuit)
  11. BOUBACAR TRAORÉ Mbalimaou (Lusafrica)
  12. AXEL KRYGIER Hombre De Piedra (Crammed)
  13. AGNES HERCZKU Bandazom (Fono)
  14. CRIOLO Convoque Seu Buda (Stern’s)
  15. CESÁRIA ÉVORA Greatest Hits (Lusafrica)
  16. DINA EL WEDIDI Turning Back (KKLV)
  17. KEPA JUNKERA & SORGINAK Trikitixaren Historia Txiki Bat (Folmusica)
  18. FRIGG Timeline (Frigg)
  19. VARIOUS ARTISTS Hanoi Masters (Glitterbeat)
  20. GEORGIA DAGAKI Phobie (Monopol)

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WORLD MUSIC NETWORK VIDEO 10

Watch all the videos in March's chart (and earlier) at www.worldmusic.net/charts/video/
  1. JAMBINAI Connection
  2. SAM LEE Blackbird
  3. ZOUFRIS MARACAS Et Si Demain
  4. IBEYI Ghosts
  5. LORIANE ZACHARIE feat FRED DESHAYES Vini
  6. SALT PETAL Por La Luna
  7. AXEL KRYGIER Hombre De Piedra
  8. NIYAZ Tam E Eshq
  9. ORLANDO JULIUS & THE HELIOCENTRICS Aseni
  10. HOPE MASIKE Huyai Tinamate

25 YEARS AGO

March 1990 sales chart for fRoots from Virgin Records’ national chain computer.
  1. THE NOTTING HILLBILLIES Missing, Presumed Having A Good Time (Phonogram)
  2. TANITA TIKARAM The Sweet Keeper (WEA)
  3. JOHN LEE HOOKER The Healer (Silvertone)
  4. COWBOY JUNKIES The Caution Horses (RCA)
  5. THE NEVILLE BROTHERS Yellow Moon (A&M)
  6. GIPSY KINGS Mosaique (Telstar)
  7. VARIOUS ARTISTS Cumbia Cumbia (World Circuit)
  8. STEVE PHILLIPS Steel Rail Blues (UnAmerican Activities)
  9. ANDY WHITE Himself (Cooking Vinyl)
  10. BOB DYLAN Oh Mercy (CBS)
  11. JOHNNY CLEGG & SAVUKA Cruel, Crazy, Beautiful World (EMI)
  12. ALIAS RON KAVANA Think Like A Hero (Chiswick)
  13. DAVID BYRNE Rei Momo (Sire)
  14. THE OYSTER BAND Little Rock To Leipzig (Cooking Vinyl)
  15. TRACY CHAPMAN Crossroads (Elektra)
  16. THE ROCHES Speak (MCA)
  17. CHRISTY MOORE Voyage (WEA)
  18. NANCI GRIFFITH Storms (MCA)
  19. CHARLES MANN The Walk Of Life (Gumbo)
  20. LES NEGRESSES VERTES Mlah (Rhythm King)

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

 

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