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AMAZON.CO.UK FOLK/ROOTS/WORLD 30

August’s current non-budget price CD sales from Amazon.co.uk.
  1. SANDY DENNY I’ve Always Kept A Unicorn (Island)
  2. CHRISTY MOORE Lily (Columbia)
  3. AFRO CELT SOUND SYSTEM The Source (ECC)
  4. SARAH JAROSZ Undercurrent (Decca)
  5. ANOUSHKA SHANKAR Land Of Gold (Deutsche Grammophon)
  6. SONGS OF SEPARATION Songs Of Separation (Navigator)
  7. O’HOOLEY & TIDOW Shadows (No Masters)
  8. JOAN BAEZ 75th Birthday Celebration (Razor & Tie)
  9. BELLOWHEAD Live: The Farewell Tour (Navigator)
  10. VARIOUS ARTISTS BBC Folk Awards 2016 (Proper)
  11. BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB Buena Vista Social Club (World Circuit)
  12. THE GLOAMING The Gloaming 2 (Real World)
  13. SHOW OF HANDS The Long Way Home (Hands On Music)
  14. THE GLOAMING The Gloaming (Real World)
  15. MARTYN BENNETT Grit (Real World)
  16. RALPH McTELL & WIZZ JONES About Time (Leola)
  17. RHIANNON GIDDENS Tomorrow Is My Turn (Nonesuch)
  18. LE VENT DU NORD Têtu (Borealis)
  19. BELLOWHEAD Pandemonium – The Essential (Navigator)
  20. BAABA MAAL The Traveller (Palm/ Marathon)
  21. THE UNTHANKS Mount The Air (Rabble Rouser)
  22. SAM LEE & FRIENDS The Fade In Time (Nest Collective)
  23. SAM KELLY The Lost Boys (TCR Music)
  24. IMARHAN Imarhan (City Slang)
  25. THIS IS THE KIT Bashed Out (Brassland)
  26. FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS Proper Job (Red UK)
  27. KATE RUSBY 20 (Pure)
  28. RICHARD THOMPSON Acoustic Classics (Proper)
  29. 9BACH Anian (Real World)
  30. VIEUX KANTÉ The Young Man’s Harp (Stern’s)

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WORLD MUSIC EUROPEAN AIRPLAY TOP 15

August’s most played world music albums, compiled from returns from radio DJs all over Europe World Music Charts Europe
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  1. ELIZA SOARES The Woman At The End Of The World (Mais Um Discos)
  2. RICHARD BONA & MANDEKAN CUBANO Heritage (Qwest/Membran)
  3. VARIOUS ARTISTS Space Echo (Analog Africa)
  4. KRISTI STASSINOPOULOU & STATHIS KALYVIOTIS Nyn (Riverboat)
  5. BITORI Legend Of Fumana (Analog Africa)
  6. ELEKTRO HAFIZ Elektro Hafiz (Pharaway Sounds)
  7. VARIOUS ARTISTS 12 Voices Of Haiti (TiCorn Music)
  8. TUULETAR Tules Maas Vedes Tavaal (Bafe’s Factory)
  9. VARIOUS ARTISTS Khmer Rouge Survivors (Glitterbeat)
  10. KEPA JUNKERA & SORGINAK Maletak (Fol Musica)
  11. THE BREATH Carry Your Kin (Real World)
  12. ANA ALCAIDE Leyenda (ARC)
  13. TOMAS KOCKO & ORKESTAR Velesu (Indies Scope)
  14. EMICIDA About Kids, Hips, Nightmares And Homework (Stern’s)
  15. VARIOUS ARTISTS This Is Kologo Power (Makkum)

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TRANSGLOBAL WORLD MUSIC CHART TOP 15

August’s favourite albums compiled from a worldwide panel of broadcasters and writers.
  1. REFUGEES FOR REFUGEES Amerli (Muziekpublique)
  2. KALHOR, AYNUR, GAMBAROV, QOCGIRI Hawniyaz (Harmonia Mundi)
  3. KRISTI STASSINOPOULOU & STATHIS KALYVIOTIS Nyn (Riverboat)
  4. ANA ALCAIDE Leyenda (ARC)
  5. VARIOUS ARTISTS Khmer Rouge Survivors (Glitterbeat)
  6. KEPA JUNKERA & SORGINAK Maletak (Fol Musica)
  7. CONSTANTINOPLE & ABLAYE CISSOKO Jardins Migrateurs (Ma Case)
  8. CALYPSO ROSE Far From Home (Because)
  9. LAKOU MIZIK Wa Di Yo (Cumbancha)
  10. MABIISI Mabiisi (Akwaaba Music)
  11. RICHARD BONA & MANDEKAN CUBANO Heritage (Qwest/Membran)
  12. ELIZA SOARES The Woman At The End Of The World (Mais Um Discos)
  13. YO-YO MA & SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE Sing Me Home (Sony)
  14. TUULETAR Tules Maas Vedes Tavaal (Bafe’s Factory)
  15. AFRO CELT SOUND SYSTEM The Source (ECC)

30 YEARS AGO

September 1986 sales from our national survey of specialist and general record dealers.
  1. PAUL SIMON Graceland (Warner Bros)
  2. SUZANNE VEGA Suzanne Vega (A&M)
  3. TED HAWKINS Watch Your Step (Windows On The World)
  4. DICK GAUGHAN True And Bold (STUC)
  5. TED HAWKINS On The Boardwalk (American Activities)
  6. ELECTRIC BLUEBIRDS Electric Bluebirds (Making Waves)
  7. HOME SERVICE Alright Jack (Making Waves)
  8. THE POGUES Rum, Sodomy And The Lash (Stiff)
  9. FAIRPORT CONVENTION Expletive Delighted (Woodworm)
  10. DWIGHT YOAKAM Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc Etc (Reprise)
  11. PETER CASE Peter Case (Geffen)
  12. VARIOUS ARTISTS Le Mystère Des Voix Bulgares (4AD)
  13. BRASS MONKEY See How It Runs (Topic)
  14. BLOWZABELLA The Blowzabella Wall Of Sound (Plant Life)
  15. NICK DRAKE The Fruit Tree (Hannibal)
  16. FAIRPORT CONVENTION House Full (Hannibal)
  17. RUN RIG Heartland (Ridge)
  18. SANDY DENNY Who Knows Where The Time Goes (Island)
  19. BOB DYLAN Knocked Out Loaded (CBS)
  20. THE ROBERT CRAY BAND False Accusations Demon)

WORLD MUSIC CHARTS 20 YEARS AGO

August 1996’s most played world music albums, compiled from returns from radio DJs from all over Europe. © MDR Sputnik/EBU.
  1. OUMOU SANGARE Worotan (World Circuit)
  2. BIM SHERMAN Miracle (On-U)
  3. BOUKAN GINEN Rev An Nou (Xenophile)
  4. ORCHESTRA MARRABENTA STAR DE MOZAMBIQUE Marabenta Piquenique (Piranha)
  5. CARLINHOS BROWN Alfagamabetizado (Delabel)
  6. DANIEL SEPE Vita Perdite (Piranha)
  7. YULDUZ USMANOVA Binafscha (Blue Flame)
  8. VARIOUS ARTISTS Ethno Punk (EMI Hemisphere)
  9. DAUDE Daude (Totem/Melodie/Blue Silver)
  10. FOLK SCAT Folk Scat (Nomad)

 

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