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AMAZON.CO.UK FOLK/ROOTS/WORLD 30

February’s non-budget price CD sales from Amazon.co.uk.
  1. THE UNTHANKS Mount The Air (Rabble Rouser)
  2. RHIANNON GIDDENS Tomorrow Is My Turn (Nonesuch)
  3. ROBERT PLANT Lullaby And…The Ceaseless Roar (Nonesuch)
  4. SONGHOY BLUES Music In Exile (Transgressive)
  5. VARIOUS ARTISTS Inside Llewyn Davis OST (Nonesuch)
  6. MARTYN BENNETT Grit (Real World)
  7. TREACHEROUS ORCHESTRA Grind (Reveal)
  8. THE FULL ENGLISH The Full English (Topic)
  9. STEELEYE SPAN Wintersmith (Park)
  10. SETH LAKEMAN Word Of Mouth (Cooking Vinyl)
  11. BELLOWHEAD Revival (Island)
  12. VARIOUS ARTISTS Another Day, Another Time (Nonesuch)
  13. VARIOUS ARTISTS The Elizabethan Session (Quercus)
  14. THE GLOAMING The Gloaming (Real World)
  15. LEVERET New Anything (Rootbeat)
  16. JOHN SMITH Great Lakes (Barp)
  17. VARIOUS ARTISTS BBC Folk Awards 2014 (Proper)
  18. JOSIENNE CLARKE & BEN WALKER Nothing Can Bring Back The Hour (Folk Room)
  19. THE WATERBOYS Fisherman’s Box (Ensign)
  20. ANOUAR BRAHEM Souvenance (ECM)
  21. CARA DILLON A Thousand Hearts (Charcoal)
  22. ALTAN The Widening Gyre (Compass)
  23. BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB Buena Vista Social Club (World Circuit)
  24. SAMBA TOURÉ Gandadiko (Glitterbeat)
  25. KATHRYN TICKELL & THE SIDE Kathryn Tickell & The Side (Resilient)
  26. BOB DYLAN & THE BAND Basement Tapes Complete (Columbia)
  27. RICHARD THOMPSON Acoustic Classics (Proper)
  28. ANDY IRVINE & PAUL BRADY Andy Irvine & Paul Brady (Mulligan)
  29. NATALIE MERCHANT Natalie Merchant (Nonesuch)
  30. ALASDAIR ROBERTS Alasdair Roberts (Drag City)

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WORLD MUSIC EUROPEAN AIRPLAY 20

February’s most played world music albums, compiled from returns from radio DJs all over Europe World Music Charts Europe
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  1. TARAF DE HAÏDOUKS Of Lovers, Gamblers And… (Crammed)
  2. SAMBA TOURÉ Gandadiko (Glitterbeat)
  3. BOUBACAR TRAORÉ Mbalimaou (Lusafrica)
  4. TIGANÁ SANTANA Tempo & Magma (Ajabu)
  5. CRIOLO Convoque Seu Buda (Stern’s)
  6. KEPA JUNKERA & SORGINAK Trikitixaren Historia Txiki Bat (Folmusica)
  7. HELSINKI COTONOU ENSEMBLE Fire, Sweat & Pastis (No Problem Music)
  8. RAUL RODRIGUEZ Razon De Son (Folmusica)
  9. AXEL KRYGIER Hombre De Piedra (Crammed)
  10. AGNES HERCZKU Bandazom (Fono)
  11. TARA FUKI Winna (Indies Scope)
  12. DINA EL WEDIDI Turning Back (KKLV)
  13. KORRONTZI & BOS Symphonic Bilbon (Baga Biga)
  14. SONGHOY BLUES Music In Exile (Transgressive)
  15. ROMANO DROM Colors (Fono)
  16. CHE SUDAKA Hoy (Flowfish)
  17. BRZZVLL feat ANTHONY JOSEPH Engines (Zephyrus)
  18. VARIOUS ARTISTS Songs From A Stolen Spring (KKV)
  19. KASSE MADY DIABATÉ Kiriké (No Format)
  20. ELAS DE MINAS Elas De Minas (Patrocinio Vivo)

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WORLD MUSIC NETWORK VIDEO 10

Watch all the videos in February's chart (and earlier) at www.worldmusic.net/charts/video/
  1. OTAVA YO Sumetsky
  2. SÖNDÖRGÖ Hulusination
  3. BOSTICH & FUSSIBLE Camino Verde
  4. SACHA NAIROBI Princesa
  5. HABIB KOITÉ ft MASTER SOUMI Balon Tan
  6. ORLANDO JULIUS WITH THE HELIOCENTRICS Live At Banlieues Bleues
  7. MARTIN PRACHAR & MUSICA FOLKLORICA Ked Sa Janko Na Vojnu Bral
  8. TÁRKÁNY MÜVEK Semmi Sem Hasonlít Hozzád
  9. JUNGLE FIRE Firewalker (Live)
  10. SEVARA Yol Bolsin

20 YEARS AGO

February 1995 sales chart for fRoots from Virgin Records’ national chain computer.
  1. THE CHIEFTAINS Long Black Veil (RCA)
  2. JOHN LEE HOOKER Chill Out (Pointblank/Virgin)
  3. VARIOUS ARTISTS Beat The Retreat (Capitol)
  4. VARIOUS ARTISTS Mojo Working (Ace)
  5. JIMMY PAGE & ROBERT PLANT No Quarter (Fontana)
  6. YOUSSOU N’DOUR Wommat (Sony)
  7. FOUR MEN & A DOG Dr A’s Secret Remedy (Transatlantic)
  8. VARIOUS ARTISTS A Woman’s Heart Vol 2 (Grapevine)
  9. MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER Stones In The Road (Columbia)
  10. JOHN MAYALL Spinning Coin (Silvertone)
  11. FAIRPORT CONVENTION Jewel In The Crown (Woodworm)
  12. BAABA MAAL Firin’ In Fouta (Mango)
  13. WATERSON : CARTHY Waterson : Carthy (Topic)
  14. THE POOZIES Dansoozies (Hypertension)
  15. SHARON SHANNON Out The Gap (Grapevine)
  16. CHRISTY MOORE Live At The Point (Grapevine)
  17. NANCI GRIFFITH Flyer (MCA)
  18. VARIOUS ARTISTS Celtic Connections (Living Tradition)
  19. OYSTERBAND Trawler (Cooking Vinyl)
  20. ALI FARKA TOURÉ & RY COODER Talking Timbuktu (World Circuit)

Each issue of fRoots carries a wider list of charts from dealers and radio DJs.

 

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