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WORLD MUSIC EUROPEAN AIRPLAY TOP 15

June’s most played world music albums, compiled from returns from radio DJs all over Europe World Music Charts Europe
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  1. MARIA KALANIEMI & EERO GRUNDSTRÖM Svalan (Akerö)
  2. ORCHESTRA BAOBAB Tribute To Ndiouga Dieng (World Circuit)
  3. OUMOU SANGARE Mogoya (No Format!)
  4. LA MAMBANEGRA El Callegüeso Y Su Mala Man (Movimientos)
  5. TRIO TEKKE & DAVE DE ROSE Zivo (Trio Tekke)
  6. YASMINE HAMDAN Al Jamilat (Crammed)
  7. RAHIM ALHAJ Letters From Iraq (Smithsonian Folkways)
  8. IFRIQIYYA ELECTRIQUE Ruwahine (Glitterbeat)
  9. MARIA DEL MAR BONET Ultramar (Picap)
  10. KING AYISOBA 1000 Can Die (Glitterbeat)
  11. LARA BELLO Sikame (Biophilo)
  12. YA TOSIBA Love Party (Asphalt Tango)
  13. MANIUCHA I KSAWERY Oj Borom, Borom (Wodzirej)
  14. VIEUX FARKA TOURÉ Samba (Six Degrees)
  15. DIMITRIS MYSTAKIDIS Amerika (Fishbowl)

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TRANSGLOBAL WORLD MUSIC CHART TOP 15

June’s favourite albums compiled from a worldwide panel of broadcasters and writers.
  1. DANYÈL WARO Monmon (Cobalt/Buda)
  2. OUMOU SANGARE Mogoya (No Format!)
  3. ORCHESTRA BAOBAB Tribute To Ndiouga Dieng (World Circuit)
  4. IFRIQIYYA ELECTRIQUE Ruwahine (Glitterbeat)
  5. VIEUX FARKA TOURÉ Samba (Six Degrees)
  6. TOKO TELO Toy Raha Toy (Anio)
  7. DAYMÉ AROCENA Cubafonía (Brownswood Recordings)
  8. MARA ARANDA Sefarad En El Corazón De Marruecos (Mara Aranda)
  9. TRAD.ATTACK! Kullakarva/ Shimmer Gold (Trad.Attack!)
  10. YASMINE HAMDAN Al Jamilat (Crammed)
  11. SABÎL Zabad (Harmonia Mundi)
  12. MOKOOMBA Luyando (OutHere)
  13. DIMITRIS MYSTAKIDIS Amerika (Fishbowl)
  14. MARTHA MAVROIDI I Klosti Kai To Veloni (Violins Productions)
  15. MELECH MECHAYA Aurora (Felmay)

30 YEARS AGO

June 1987 sales from Folk Roots’ national survey of specialist and general record dealers.
  1. SUZANNE VEGA Solitude Standing (A&M)
  2. PAUL SIMON Graceland (Warner Bros)
  3. CHRISTY MOORE Unfinished Revolution (WEA)
  4. DWIGHT YOAKAM Hillbilly Deluxe (Reprise)
  5. ROBERT CRAY Strong Persuader (Mercury)
  6. MARY COUGHLAN Tired And Emotional (Mystery)
  7. PAUL BRADY Primitive Dance (Mercury)
  8. LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO Shaka Zulu (Warner Bros)
  9. TED HAWKINS Happy Hour (Windows On The World)
  10. PATRICK STREET Patrick Street (Green Linnet)
  11. THE DUBLINERS 25 Years Celebration (Stylus)
  12. THE BHUNDU BOYS Shabini (Discafrique)
  13. BILLY BRAGG Back To Basics (Go! Discs)
  14. SUZANNE VEGA Suzanna Vega (A&M)
  15. VARIOUS ARTISTS Square Roots (Folk Roots)
  16. MICHELLE SHOCKED Theexas Campfire Tapes (Cooking Vinyl)
  17. WHIPPERSNAPPER Tsubo (WPS)
  18. THE POGUES Rum, Sodomy & The Lash (Stiff)
  19. KATHRYN TICKELL Borderlands (Black Crow)
  20. JOHNNY CLEGG & SAVUKA Third World Child (EMI)

fROOTS PLAYLIST 10 YEARS AGO

Playlist choices from our Aug/Sept 2007 issue.
  1. THE MEKONS Natural (Quarterstick)
  2. VARIOUS ARTISTS The Very Best Of Ethiopiques (Manteca)
  3. VARIOUS ARTISTS Music & Rhythm (Womad)
  4. THE RAIL BAND Belle Epoque 1: Soundiata (Stern’s)
  5. MAYRA ANDRADE Navega (Stern’s)
  6. RACHEL UNTHANK & THE WINTERSET The Bairns (Rabble Rouser)
  7. JOHN HAMMOND Push Comes To Shove (Back Porch)
  8. ROSAPAEDA Mater Heart Folk (Dunya/Felmay)
  9. VARIOUS ARTISTS Forro Acustico Vol 1 (Cinq Planètes)
  10. MASSUKOS Bumping (Poo Productions)

 

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