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WORLD MUSIC EUROPEAN AIRPLAY TOP 15

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. AURELIO Darandi (Real World)
  2. LULA PENA Archivo Pittoresco (Crammed)
  3. GAYE SU AKYOL Hologram Imparatorluğu (Glitterbeat)
  4. BARGOU 08 Targ (Glitterbeat)
  5. MARIEM HASSAN La Voz Indomita (NubeNegra)
  6. BABA ZULA XX (Glitterbeat)
  7. YOUNG IRANIAN FEMALE VOICES Songs In The Mist (Kirkelig Kulturverksted)
  8. AMIRA MEDUNJANIN Damar (World Village)
  9. JAAKO LAITINEN & VÄÄRÄ RAHA Näennäinen (Playground)
  10. THE KLEZMATICS Apikorsim – Heretics (World Village)
  11. KATARINA MALIKOVA Pustvopol (Sinko)
  12. WARSAW VILLAGE BAND Sun Celebration (Jaro)
  13. TINARIWEN Elwan (Wedge)
  14. CEMÎL QOÇGÎRÎ Zalâl (Ahenk Müzik)
  15. GIRMA BEYENE & AKALE WUBE Ethiopiques 30 (Buda)

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TRANSGLOBAL WORLD MUSIC CHART TOP 15

February’s favourite albums compiled from a worldwide panel of broadcasters and writers.
  1. OMAR SOSA & SECKOU KEITA Transparent Water (Otá)
  2. CEMÎL QOÇGÎRÎ Zalâl (Ahenk Müzik)
  3. BARGOU 08 Targ (Glitterbeat)
  4. BONGA Recados De Fora (Lusafrica)
  5. AMIRA MEDUNJANIN Damar (World Village)
  6. L’ORCHESTRE AFRISA INTERNATIONAL Melanie (Colomotion)
  7. TINARIWEN Elwan (Wedge)
  8. AURELIO Darandi (Real World)
  9. KANAZOÉ ORCHESTRA Miriya (Buda)
  10. BABA ZULA XX (Glitterbeat)
  11. GAYE SU AKYOL Hologram Imparatorluğu (Glitterbeat)
  12. VOXTRA The Encounter Of Vocal Heritage (Muziekpublique)
  13. NORDIC FIDDLERS BLOC Deliverance (Nordic Fiddlers Bloc)
  14. GIRMA BEYENE & AKALE WUBE Ethiopiques 30 (Buda)
  15. THE KLEZMATICS Apikorsim – Heretics (World Village)

30 YEARS AGO

February 1987 sales compiled from a national survey of specialist and general dealers.
  1. PAUL SIMON Graceland (Warner Bros)
  2. THE BHUNDU BOYS Shabini (Discafrique)
  3. MICHELLE SHOCKED Texas Campfire Tapes (Cooking Vinyl)
  4. ROBERT CRAY Strong Persuader (Mercury)
  5. LOS LOBOS By The Light Of The Moon (London)
  6. THE OYSTER BAND Step Outside (Cooking Vinyl)
  7. SUZANNE VEGA Suzanne Vega (A&M)
  8. RICHARD THOMPSON Strange Adventures (Polydor)
  9. CLIVE GREGSON & CHRISTINE COLLISTER Home & Away (Cooking Vinyl
  10. SILLY WIZARD A Glint Of Silver (Green Linnet)
  11. THE KIPPER FAMILY The Crab Wars (Dambuster)
  12. OSSIAN Light On A Distant Shore (Iona)
  13. BILLY BRAGG Talking With The Taxman… (Go! Discs)
  14. TED HAWKINS Watch Your Step (Windows On The World)
  15. DWIGHT YOAKAM Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc. Etc. (Reprise)
  16. LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III More Love Songs (Demon)
  17. TED HAWKINS On The Boardwalk (American Activities)
  18. CLANNAD Ring Of Gold (Celtic Music)
  19. THE ROBERT CRAY BAND Who’s Been Talkin’ (Charly)
  20. VARIOUS ARTISTS Le Mystère Des Voix Bulgares (4AD)

WORLD MUSIC CHARTS EUROPE 20 YEARS AGO

February 1997’s most played world music albums, compiled from returns from radio DJs all over Europe.
  1. TARIKA Son Egal (Xenophile)
  2. KHALED Sahra (Barclay)
  3. CESARIA EVORA Cabo Verde (RCA/Lusafrica)
  4. MEIRA ASHER Dissected (Crammed)
  5. SALIF KEITA Sosie (Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke)
  6. ZAP MAMA 7 (Virgin)
  7. MAURICE EL MEDIONI Cafe Oran (Piranha)
  8. VÄRTTINÄ Kokko (Nonesuch)
  9. TREBUNIE-TUTKI In Sherwood (Kamahuk)
  10. TOTO LA MOMPOSINA Carmelina (Yard High)

 

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