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AMAZON.CO.UK FOLK/ROOTS/WORLD 30

Amazon UK continue to be unable to provide us with their Folk/Roots/World Music chart due to staffing issues. We are now seeking an alternative option.


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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. BABA ZULA XX (Glitterbeat)
  2. WARSAW VILLAGE BAND Sun Celebration (Jaro)
  3. AMIRA MEDUNJANIN Damar (World Village)
  4. THE KLEZMATICS Apikorsim – Heretics (World Village)
  5. YOUNG IRANIAN FEMALE VOICES Songs In The Mist (Kirkelig Kulturverksted)
  6. CEMIL QOCGIRI Zalal (Ahenk Müzik)
  7. BONGA Recados De Fora (Lusafrica)
  8. ABOU DIARRA Koya (Mix & Métisse)
  9. GROUPA Kind Of Folk Vol 1 (All Ice)
  10. HELSINKI-COTONOU ENSEMBLE The Road Is Long (No Problem Music)
  11. GAYE SU AKYOL Hologram Imparatorluğu (Glitterbeat)
  12. OKRA PLAYGROUND Turmio (Nordic Notes)
  13. OGUN AFROBEAT Koko Iroyin (Matilda)
  14. FENDIKA Birabiro (Terp)
  15. KARIM BAGGILI Apollo You Sixteen (Take The Bus)

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TRANSGLOBAL WORLD MUSIC CHART TOP 15

January’s favourite albums compiled from a worldwide panel of broadcasters and writers.
  1. BONGA Recados De Fora (Lusafrica)
  2. CEMIL QOCGIRI Zalal (Ahenk Müzik)
  3. AMIRA MEDUNJANIN Damar (World Village)
  4. VOXTRA The Encounter Of Vocal Heritage (Muziekpublique)
  5. GAYE SU AKYOL Hologram Imparatorluğu (Glitterbeat)
  6. NOURA MINT SEYMALI Arbina (Glitterbeat)
  7. THE KLEZMATICS Apikorsim – Heretics (World Village)
  8. ABOU DIARRA Koya (Mix & Métisse)
  9. ROBERTO FONSECA ABUC (Impulse)
  10. MARIEM HASSAN La Voz Indomita (NubeNegra)
  11. KANAZOÉ ORCHESTRA Miriya (Buda)
  12. GEORGE TELEK, DAVID BRIDIE & CO A Bit Na Ta (Wantok Music)
  13. NORDIC FIDDLERS BLOC Deliverance (Nordic Fiddlers Bloc)
  14. ÇIĞGDEM ASLAN A Thousand Cranes (Asphalt Tango)
  15. CONSTANTINOPLE & ABLAYE CISSOKO Jardins Migrateurs (Ma Case)

10 YEARS AGO

January 2007 sales from Virgin Retail’s national chain computer.
  1. SEASICK STEVE Doghouse Music (Bronzerat)
  2. SETH LAKEMAN Freedom Fields (Relentless)
  3. BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB Buena Vista Social Club (World Circuit)
  4. BOB DYLAN Modern Times (Columbia)
  5. BELLOWHEAD Burlesque (Westpark)
  6. VARIOUS ARTISTS World Circuit Presents… (World Circuit)
  7. ALI FARKA TOURÉ Savane (World Circuit)
  8. BERT JANSCH The Black Swan (Sanctuary)
  9. JOHNNY CASH American V (Lost Highway)
  10. THE GIPSY KINGS Pasajero (Sony Europe)
  11. NANCI GRIFFITH Ruby’s Torch (Rounder)
  12. ESTRELLA MORENTE Mujeres (Mute)
  13. WATERSON:CARTHY Holy Heathens (Topic)
  14. BEIRUT Gulag Orkestar (4AD)
  15. BE GOOD TANYAS Hello Love (Nettwerk)
  16. RACHID TAHA Diwan 2 (Wrasse)
  17. MARTHA TILSTON Of Milkmaids & Architects (Squiggly)
  18. GOTAN PROJECT Lunatico (XL)
  19. MARIZA Concerto Em Lisboa (EMI)
  20. ERIC BIBB Diamond Days (Telarc)

fROOTS PLAYLIST 15 YEARS AGO

Playlist choices from our March 2002 issue.
  1. FANIA Sopi (Sony France)
  2. BILLY BRAGG & THE BLOKES England, Half English (Cooking Vinyl)
  3. ISSA BAGAYOGO Timbuktu (Six Degrees)
  4. MARILIS ORIONAA Femelis (Armugalh/Darenia)
  5. ORCHESTRA SUPER MAZEMBE Giants Of East Africa (Earthworks)
  6. FLANAGAN The Chosen Few (Swashbuckle)
  7. VARIOUS ARTISTS Global Accordeon (Wergo)
  8. TAM TAM DES COOLS Pa Bezoin Zot’ La Pèr (Tam Tam Des Cools)
  9. ESTRELLA MORENTE My Songs And A Poem (Real World)
  10. VARIOUS ARTISTS American Polka (Trikont)

 

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