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WORLD MUSIC EUROPEAN AIRPLAY TOP 15

April’s most played world music albums, compiled from returns from radio DJs all over Europe World Music Charts Europe
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  1. ORCHESTRA BAOBAB Tribute To Ndiouga Dieng (World Circuit)
  2. KING AYISOBA 1000 Can Die (Glitterbeat)
  3. YASMINE HAMDAN Al Jamilat (Crammed)
  4. LES AMAZONES D’AFRIQUE République Amazone (Real World)
  5. TAMIKREST Kidal (Glitterbeat)
  6. VIEUX FARKA TOURÉ Samba (Six Degrees)
  7. MARIA KALANIEMI & EERO GRUNDSTRÖM Svalan (Akerö)
  8. HARTYGA feat. ALBERT KUVEZIN Agitator (Soyuz Music)
  9. MOKOOMBA Luyando (OutHere)
  10. KATARINA MALIKOVA Pustvopol (Sinko)
  11. EMEL Ensen (Partisan)
  12. BARGOU 08 Targ (Glitterbeat)
  13. ENZO AVITABILE Lotto Infinito (Sony Italy)
  14. L’ORCHESTRE AFRISA INTERNATIONAL Melanie (Colomotion)
  15. JANKA NABAY & THE BUBU GANG Build Music (Luaka Bop)

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TRANSGLOBAL WORLD MUSIC CHART TOP 15

April’s favourite albums compiled from a worldwide panel of broadcasters and writers.
  1. ORCHESTRA BAOBAB Tribute To Ndiouga Dieng (World Circuit)
  2. BARGOU 08 Targ (Glitterbeat)
  3. OMAR SOSA & SECKOU KEITA Transparent Water (Otá)
  4. MOKOOMBA Luyando (OutHere)
  5. TAMIKREST Kidal (Glitterbeat)
  6. DAYMÉ AROCENA Cubafonía (Brownswood Recordings)
  7. MARA ARANDA Sefarad En El Corazón De Marruecos (Mara Aranda)
  8. AMINE & HAMZA Fertile Paradoxes (ARC Music)
  9. LES AMAZONES D’AFRIQUE République Amazone (Real World)
  10. YASMINE HAMDAN Al Jamilat (Crammed)
  11. DANYÈL WARO Monmon (Cobalt/Buda)
  12. TINARIWEN Elwan (Wedge)
  13. DHAFER YOUSSEF Diwan Of Beauty And Odd (Okeh)
  14. ELIDA ALMEIDA Djunta Kudjer (Lusafrica)
  15. SERENDOU Zinder (Hirustica)

15 YEARS AGO

April 2002 sales from Virgin Retail’s national chain computer.
  1. ALBARN, BOCOUM, DIABATE & CO Mali Music (Honest Jons)
  2. VARIOUS ARTISTS O Brother Where Art Thou? (Mercury)
  3. SALIF KEITA Moffou (Universal)
  4. SUSANA BACA Espiritu Vivo (Luaka Bop)
  5. THE CHIEFTAINS Wide World Over (RCAVictor)
  6. STEVE EARLE Sidetracks (Epic)
  7. THE BE GOOD TANYAS Blue Horse (Nettwerk)
  8. MANU CHAO Proxima Estacion Esperanza (Virgin)
  9. VARIOUS ARTISTS Lonesome Valley (Manteca)
  10. BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB Buena Vista Social Club (World Circuit)
  11. ANGELIQUE KIDJO Black Ivory Soul (Sony)
  12. VARIOUS ARTISTS Salsa Timba (Manteca)
  13. THE ARLENES Stuck On You (Loose)
  14. VARIOUS ARTISTS Africanesque (React)
  15. BILLY BRAGG & THE BLOKES England, Half English (Cooking Vinyl)
  16. MIRIAM MAKEBA The Definitive Collection (Wrasse)
  17. 17 SOUAD MASSI Raoui (Wrasse)
  18. CARA DILLON Cara Dillon (Rough Trade)
  19. VARIOUS ARTISTS The Very Best Of Africa (Nascente)
  20. KHALED Best Of The Early Years (Nascente)

fROOTS PLAYLIST 20 YEARS AGO

Playlist choices from our June 1997 issue.
  1. RASHA Sudaniyat (Nube Negra)
  2. LA BOTTINE SOURIANTE En Spectacle (Milles Pattes)
  3. COREY HARRIS Fish Ain’t Bitin’ (Alligator)
  4. NATACHA ATLAS Halim (Nation)
  5. PETE COE Long Company (Backshift)
  6. SUPER CHIKAN Blues Come Home To Roost (Rooster Blues)
  7. INCREDIBLE STRING BAND The Chelsea Session 1967 (Pig’s Whisker)
  8. MABI THOBEJANE Madiba (Melt 2000)
  9. VARIOUS ARTISTS The Story Of Fado (EMI Hemisphere)
  10. ISTANBUL ORIENTAL ENSEMBLE Sultan’s Secret Door (Network)

 

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