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AMAZON.CO.UK FOLK/ROOTS/WORLD 30

Once again Amazon UK have been unable to provide us with their usual Folk/Roots/World Music chart due to staffing issues. We hope that they can resolve this problem soon.


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WORLD MUSIC EUROPEAN AIRPLAY TOP 15

November’s most played world music albums, compiled from returns from radio DJs all over Europe World Music Charts Europe
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  1. ABOU DIARRA Koya (Mix Et Metisse)
  2. BONGA Recados De Fora (Lusafrica)
  3. BEAUTIFUL NUBIA & THE ROOTS RENAISSANCE BAND Iwa (EniObanke)
  4. ELZA SOARES The Woman At The End Of The World (Mais Um Discos)
  5. KARIM BAGGILI Apollo You Sixteen (Take The Bus)
  6. KEREKES BAND Back To Folk (Kerekes Band)
  7. ORKESTA MENDOZA ¡Vamos A Guarachar! (Glitterbeat)
  8. OKRA PLAYGROUND Turmio (Nordic Notes)
  9. NOURA MINT SEYMALI Arbina (Glitterbeat)
  10. GYPSY KUMBIA ORCHESTRA Revuelta Danza Party (Girovago)
  11. KRISTI STASSINOPOULOU & STATHIS KALYVIOTIS Nyn (Riverboat)
  12. VARIOUS ARTISTS Urgent Jumping! (Stern’s)
  13. ZOMBA PRISON PROJECT I Will Not Stop Singing (Six Degrees)
  14. MOUSSU T E LEI JOVENTS Navega! (Manivette)
  15. PASCUALA ILABACA Y FAUNA Rey Loy (Petit Indie)

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TRANSGLOBAL WORLD MUSIC CHART TOP 15

November’s favourite albums compiled from a worldwide panel of broadcasters and writers.
  1. BONGA Recados De Fora (Lusafrica)
  2. NOURA MINT SEYMALI Arbina (Glitterbeat)
  3. CONSTANTINOPLE & ABLAYE CISSOKO Jardins Migrateurs (Ma Case)
  4. ÇI˘GDEM ASLAN A Thousand Cranes (Asphalt Tango)
  5. ALSARAH & THE NUBATONES Manara (Wonderwheel)
  6. ABOU DIARRA Koya (Mis & Metisse)
  7. KALHOR, AYNUR, GAMBAROV, QOCGIRI Hawniyaz (Harmonia Mundi)
  8. VARIOUS ARTISTS Urgent Jumping! (Stern’s)
  9. ROBERTO FONSECA ABUC (Impulse)
  10. HAROLD LOPEZ-NUSSA El Viaje (Mack Avenue)
  11. RICHARD BONA & MANDEKAN CUBANO Heritage (Qwest/Membran)
  12. BARCELONA GYPSY BALKAN ORCH. Del Ebro Al Danubio (Satélite K)
  13. DAWDA JOBARTEH Transitional Times (Stern’s)
  14. VOXTRA The Encounter Of Vocal Heritage (Muziekpublique)
  15. QUEYRAS, CHEMIRANI, SINOPOULOS Thrace Sunday Morning (Harmonia Mundi)

25 YEARS AGO

Best selling folk & roots albums for November 1991, compiled by Folk Roots from a national survey of specialist & general record dealers.
  1. THE POGUES The Best Of… (Poguemahone/WEA)
  2. JOHN LEE HOOKER Mr Lucky (Silvertone)
  3. THE LEVELLERS Levelling The Land (China)
  4. SIMON & GARFUNKEL The Definitive… (Columbia)
  5. BILLY BRAGG Don’t Try This At Home (Go! Discs)
  6. MARY BLACK Babes In The Wood (Grapevine)
  7. CAPERCAILLIE Delirium (Survival)
  8. NANCI GRIFFITH Late Night Grand Hotel (MCA)
  9. CHRISTY MOORE The Collection (East West/WEA)
  10. PAUL SIMON The Concert In The Park (Warner Bros)
  11. RICHARD THOMPSON Rumour And Sigh (Capitol)
  12. VARIOUS ARTISTS Bringing It All Back Home (BBC)
  13. JOHNNY WINTER Let Me In (Point Blank)
  14. CHRISTY MOORE Smoke And Strong Whisky (Newberry)
  15. SHARON SHANNON Sharon Shannon (Solid)
  16. SALIF KEITA Amen (Mango)
  17. THE UKRAINIANS The Ukrainians (Cooking Vinyl)
  18. BUDDY GUY Damn Right I Got The Blues (Silvertone)
  19. RUNRIG The Big Wheel (Chrysalis)
  20. EDWARD II Wicked Men (Pure Bliss)

WORLD MUSIC CHARTS TOP TEN 15 YEARS AGO

The most played world music albums for 2001, compiled from the monthly radio statistics.
  1. MANU CHAO Proxima Estacion Esperanza (Virgin)
  2. AFRICANDO ALL STARS Betece/Mandali (Stern’s)
  3. HABIB KOITE Baro (Putumayo)
  4. ORLANDO ‘CACHAITO’ LOPEZ Cachaito (World Circuit)
  5. TARAF DE HAÏDOUKS Band Of Gypsies (Crammed)
  6. BAABA MAAL Missing You/Mi Yeewnii (Palm Pictures)
  7. SUSHEELA RAHMAN Salt Rain (Narada)
  8. TARIKA Soul Makassar (Sakay)
  9. RADIO TARIFA Cruzando El Rio (World Circuit)
  10. CHEB MAMI Delali (Virgin)

 

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