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WORLD MUSIC EUROPEAN AIRPLAY TOP 15

May’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. MARIA KALANIEMI & EERO GRUNDSTRÖM Svalan (Akerö)
  3. LA MAMBANEGRA El Callegüeso Y Su Mala Mana (Movimientos)
  4. KING AYISOBA 1000 Can Die (Glitterbeat)
  5. YASMINE HAMDAN Al Jamilat (Crammed)
  6. JUANA MOLINA Halo (Crammed)
  7. LES AMAZONES D’AFRIQUE République Amazone (Real World)
  8. VIEUX FARKA TOURÉ Samba (Six Degrees)
  9. OUMOU SANGARE Mogoya (No Format!)
  10. LARA BELLO Sikame (Biophilo)
  11. DIVANHANA Live In Mostar (ARC Music)
  12. BLAY AMBOLLEY Ketan (Agogo)
  13. BATTLE OF SANTIAGO La Migra (Made With Pencil Crayons)
  14. L’ORCHESTRE AFRISA INTERNATIONAL Melanie (Colomotion)
  15. DIMITRIS MYSTAKIDIS Amerika (Fishbowl)

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TRANSGLOBAL WORLD MUSIC CHART TOP 15

May’s favourite albums compiled from a worldwide panel of broadcasters and writers.
  1. OUMOU SANGARE Mogoya (No Format!)
  2. ORCHESTRA BAOBAB Tribute To Ndiouga Dieng (World Circuit)
  3. DAYMÉ AROCENA Cubafonía (Brownswood Recordings)
  4. YASMINE HAMDAN Al Jamilat (Crammed)
  5. MOKOOMBA Luyando (OutHere)
  6. DANYÈL WARO Monmon (Cobalt/Buda)
  7. MARA ARANDA Sefarad En El Corazón De Marruecos (Mara Aranda)
  8. OMAR SOSA & SECKOU KEITA Transparent Water (Otá)
  9. VIEUX FARKA TOURÉ Samba (Six Degrees)
  10. LES AMAZONES D’AFRIQUE République Amazone (Real World)
  11. ELIDA ALMEIDA Djunta Kudjer (Lusafrica)
  12. TAMIKREST Kidal (Glitterbeat)
  13. CARMEN SOUZA Creology (Galileo)
  14. BARGOU 08 Targ (Glitterbeat)
  15. SERENDOU Zinder (Hirustica)

25 YEARS AGO

May 1992 sales from Folk Roots’ national survey of specialist and general record dealers.
  1. MICHELLE SHOCKED Arkansas Traveler (London)
  2. SIMON & GARFUNKEL The Definitive Collection (Columbia)
  3. THE OYSTER BAND Deserters (Cooking Vinyl)
  4. LYLE LOVETT Joshua Judges Ruth (MCA)
  5. ALTAN Harvest Storm (Green Linnet)
  6. GREGSON & COLLISTER The Last Word (Special Delivery)
  7. THE LEVELLERS Levelling The Land (China)
  8. JOHN HAMMOND Got Love If You Want It (Pointblank)
  9. MARY BLACK Babes In The Wood (Grapevine)
  10. CAPERCAILLIE Delirium (Survival)
  11. BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE Coincidences (& Likely Stories) (Ensign)
  12. THE INCREDIBLE STRING BAND The 5000 Spirits (Elektra)
  13. THE COWBOY JUNKIES Black Eyed Man (RCA)
  14. JOHN LEE HOOKER Mr Lucky (Silvertone)
  15. AL STEWART Live: Rhymes In Rooms (EMI)
  16. SHARON SHANNON Sharon Shannon (Solid)
  17. DAVY SPILLANE Pipedreams (Tara)
  18. MARY BLACK No Frontiers (Grapevine)
  19. THE POGUES The Best Of The Pogues (Poguemahone)
  20. JOE LOUIS WALKER Live At Slim’s 2 (Demon)

fROOTS PLAYLIST 15 YEARS AGO

Playlist choices from our July 2002 issue.
  1. THE BOGGS We Are The Boggs We Are (Arena Rock)
  2. EUGENIO BENNATO & TARANTA POWER Che Il Mediterraneo Sia (Rai Trade)
  3. JULIE MURPHY The Lilac Tree (Beautiful Jo)
  4. HADJA KOUYATE & ALI BOULO SANTO Manding-ko (Frikyiwa)
  5. PSARANTONIS Rizitika (Lyra)
  6. SEKOUBA BAMBINO Sinikan (Sono/ Next)
  7. JAUNE TOUJOURS Camping del Mundo (Pias)
  8. YOUSSOU N’DOUR Et Le Super Etoile De Dakar Vol. 1 (Touba K7/ Melodie)
  9. ROSWELL RUDD/ TOUMANI DIABATÉ Mali Cool (Universal France)
  10. THE BAND The Last Waltz (Warner/Rhino)

 

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