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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. 3MA Anarouz (Six Degrees)
  2. DIRT MUSIC Bu Bir Ruya (Glitterbeat)
  3. TOOTARD Laissez Passer (Glitterbeat)
  4. MONIKA LAKATOS Romanimo (Gryllus)
  5. KAPELA MALISZÓW Wiejski Dzez (Unzipped Fly)
  6. 6 INDIALUCIA Acatao (CM)
  7. TRIO DA KALI & KRONOS QUARTET Ladilikan (World Circuit)
  8. BALKAN AIRS feat OTROS AIRES Otros Aires Presents Balkan Airs (Galileo)
  9. CRIOLO Espiral De Ilusao (Stern’s)
  10. BOUBACAR TRAORÉ Dounia Tabolo (Lusafrica)
  11. SAZ’ISO At Least Wave Your Handkerchief At Me (Glitterbeat)
  12. MR LIF & BRAZZ MENAZERI Resilient (Waxsimile)
  13. CANZONIERE GRECANICO SALENTINO Canzoniere (Ponderosa)
  14. SAMURAI ACCORDEON Te (Visage Music)
  15. BAO SISSOKO, MOLO SYLLA & WALTER VANDENABEELE Tamala (Muziekpublique)

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TRANSGLOBAL WORLD MUSIC CHART TOP 15

January’s favourite albums compiled from a different worldwide panel of broadcasters and writers.
  1. TOOTARD Laissez Passer (Glitterbeat)
  2. BOUBACAR TRAORÉ Dounia Tabolo (Lusafrica)
  3. GABACHO MAROC Tawassol (10h10/Cristal)
  4. 3MA Anarouz (Six Degrees)
  5. EFREN LOPEZ, STELIOS PETRAKIS & BIJAN CHEMIRANI Taos (Buda)
  6. JÚLIO PEREIRA Praça Do Comércio (Tradisom)
  7. KAPELA MALISZÓW Wiejski Dzez (Unzipped Fly)
  8. MAYA YOUSSEF Syrian Dreams (Harmonia Mundi)
  9. BKO Mali Foli Coura (Buda)
  10. WOWAKIN Kraj Za Miastem (WoWaKin)
  11. TRIO DA KALI & KRONOS QUARTET Ladilikan (World Circuit)
  12. SAZ’ISO At Least Wave Your Handkerchief At Me (Glitterbeat)
  13. GAITEIROS DE LISBOA A História (Uguru)
  14. SON PALENQUE Kutu Prieta Pa Saranguía (Palenque)
  15. ANOUAR BRAHEM Blue Maqams (ECM)

30 YEARS AGO

The best selling folk & roots music albums for January 1988, compiled by Folk Roots from a national survey of specialist and general shops.
  1. THE POGUES If I Should Fall From Grace With God (Pogue Mahone)
  2. GREGSON & COLLISTER Mischief (Special Delivery)
  3. SALIF KEITA Soro (Stern’s)
  4. RY COODER Get Rhythm (Warner Bros)
  5. DE DANNAN Ballroom (WEA)
  6. KATHRYN TICKELL Borderlands (Black Crow)
  7. THE BATTLEFIELD BAND Celtic Hotel (Temple)
  8. CLANNAD Sirius (RCA)
  9. 10,000 MANIACS In My Tribe (Elektra)
  10. SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK Breaths – The Best Of (Cooking Vinyl)
  11. FAIRPORT CONVENTION Heyday (Hannibal)
  12. THE OYSTER BAND Wide Blue Yonder (Cooking Vinyl)
  13. PAUL SIMON Graceland (Warner Bros)
  14. THE PROCLAIMERS This Is The Story (Chrysalis)
  15. MADDY PRIOR & THE CARNIVAL BAND A Tapestry Of Carols (Saydisc)
  16. SUZANNE VEGA Solitude Standing (A&M)
  17. RUN RIG The Cutter And The Clan (Ridge)
  18. MARY COUGHLAN Under The Influence (WEA)
  19. BALKANA The Music Of Bulgaria (Hannibal)
  20. THE BHUNDU BOYS True Jit (WEA)

fROOTS PLAYLIST 10 YEARS AGO

Favourite albums on the fRoots player, as reported in the March 2008 issue.
  1. KRIES Kocijani (Kopito)
  2. LAÏS The Ladies’ Second Song (Bang! Music)
  3. LES AMAZONES DE GUINÉE Wamato (Stern’s)
  4. AL ANDALUZ PROJECT Deus Et Diabolus (Galileo)
  5. CATRIONA MACDONALD Over The Moon (Peerie Angel)
  6. VAMPIRE WEEKEND Vampire Weekend (XL)
  7. PHØNIX Folk (GO’ Danish Folk Music)
  8. PAMELA WYN SHANNON Courting Autumn (Girlhenge)
  9. MBILIA BEL Bel Canto (Stern’s)
  10. VARIOUS ARTISTS Rembetika 2 (JSP)

 

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