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2012 playlists for Ian Anderson's fRoots Radio Show.


January 2012
  1. (Sig) English Country Blues Band The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik)
  2. June Tabor & Oysterband Judas (Was A Red Headed Man) from the CD Ragged Kingdom (Topic)
  3. Badume's Band w. Selamnesh Zemene Ketew Abew from the CD Ale Gena - Ethiopia (Innacor)
  4. Sambasunda Quintet Kembang Tanjung from the CD Java (Riverboat)
  5. Llama Niña from the CD Rompiendo Aguas (World Village)
  6. Kardes Turkuler Sevdayla Uslandi Gönlüm from the CD Çocuk Hakli (Kalan)
  7. Istiklal Trio Hieâz Makedon from the CD Istiklal Trio (High Fidelity)
  8. Calan Swansea Hosepipe Set from the CD Jonah (Sain)
  9. Talabarte Santiagreb from the CD Talabarte (Fol Musica)
  10. Emily Portman Hinge Of The Year from the CD EP Hinge Of The Year (Furrow)
  11. Llio Rhydderch & Tomos Williams Seren Syw from the CD Carn Ingli (Fflach)
  12. Wizz Jones Corinne from the CD Huldenberg Blues (Sunbeam)
  13. Hedy West Love Henry from the CD Ballads & Songs From The Appalachians (Fellside)
  14. Jeli Bakary Kenssa from the CD Opika Pende: Africa At 78rpm (Dust-to-Digital)
  15. Black Beats Band De Ehuo from the CD Opika Pende: Africa At 78rpm (Dust-to-Digital)
  16. Chet Nuneta Komi from the CD Pangea (Le Chant Du Monde)
  17. La Chiva Gantiva Ljora from the CD Pelao (Crammed)
  18. Andrew Cronshaw Im Hogutz from the CD The Unbroken Surface Of Snow (Cloud Valley)

February 2012
  1. (Sig) English Country Blues Band The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik)
  2. Melingo Elo Dia Que Te Fuiste from the CD Corazón y Hueso (World Village)
  3. Little Axe Keep On Drinking from the CD If You Want Loyalty, Buy A Dog (On U Sound)
  4. Billy Bragg Never Buy The Sun from the CD Fight Songs (Billy Bragg)
  5. Ani DiFranco Which Side Are You On? from the CD Which Side Are You On? (Righteous Babe)
  6. Banda Olifante Le Chemin Du Griot from the CD 10,000 Migrants (Felmay)
  7. Nfaly Kouyate Diarabi from the CD Kora Strings (Namun)
  8. Sproatly Smith The Blue Flame from the CD The Minstrel's Grave (Reverb Worship)
  9. Venereum Arvum Long Lankin from the CD A Pentacle Of Pips (Reverb Worship)
  10. Telling The Bees Wood from the CD John Barleycorn Reborn Rebirth (Cold Spring)
  11. Kurash Sultan Bändä from the CD Ärkäk Su (Caprice)
  12. Teta Tsakorarake from the CD Fototse (Buda)
  13. Elizabeth LaPrelle Locks And Bolts from the CD Birds' Advice (Old 97 Wrecords)
  14. Jackie Oates Gathering Rushes - free download
  15. Lucy Mimurabushi from the CD Hiyamikachi (Takara)
  16. Peter & Zoe Stampfel Demon In The Ground from the CD Ass In The Air (Jolly Olga Records)
  17. Anoushka Shankar w. Concha Buika Casi Uno from the CD Traveller (Deutsche-Grammofon)
  18. Amadou Ballaké & Le Super Volta Sali from the CD Bambara Mystic Soul (Analog Africa)
  19. Jess Cahill La Sansonette from the CD Long Time Have I Been Waiting (Jess Cahill)

March 2012
  1. (Sig) English Country Blues Band The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik)
  2. Carolina Chocolate Drops Ruby, Are You Mad At Your Man? from the CD Leaving Eden (Nonesuch)
  3. La Bottine Souriante André Alain En Sol Major from the CD Appelation d'Origine Controlée (Borealis)
  4. Fatoumata Diawara Nayan from the CD Kanou EP (World Circuit)
  5. Anaïs Mitchell Tailor from the CD Young Man In America (Wilderland)
  6. Jaime Simanca y sus Fandangueros Cumbia Negra from the CD The Original Sound Of Cumbia (Soundway)
  7. Shiner Hobo Band Blue Skirt Waltz from the CD Texas Bohemia Revisited (Trikont)
  8. Sproatly Smith Silver Threads Among The Gold from the CD The Minstrel's Grave (Reverb Worship)
  9. Sproatly Smith Death from the CD The Minstrel's Grave (Reverb Worship)
  10. Jim Moray Courting Is A Pleasure from the CD Skulk (NIAG)
  11. Memphis Minnie Nothing In Rambling from the CD Memphis Minnie Vol 5: 1940-41 (Document)
  12. Sory Kandia Kouyate Souaressi from the CD La Voix De La Révolution (Sterns)
  13. Gadarene The Triumph from the CD EP Volume 1: 1694-2011 (Gadarene)
  14. Spiro Rose Engine from the CD Kaleidophonica (Realworld)
  15. Fred Smith Live Like An Afghan from the CD Dust Of Uruzgan (Fred Smith)
  16. Elizabeth LaPrelle Will You Miss Me from the CD Birds' Advice (Old 97 Wrecords)
  17. Teta Ampianaro Ny Zaza from the CD Fototse Racines Roots (Buda)
  18. Sakaki Mango & Limba Train Sound System A Fly On Russia from the CD Oi! Limba (Yokabanna)
  19. Muzsikás Forgacskuti Lads' Dance from the CD Fly Bird Fly (Nascente)

April 2012
  1. (Sig) English Country Blues Band The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik)
  2. Ablaye Ndiaye Thiossane Laye Woyena Laye from the CD Thiossane (Discograph/Stern's)
  3. Diabel Cissokho Miniyamba from the CD Kanabory Siyamba (World Village)
  4. Christine Cooper The Ploughboy from the CD These Dreams Like Trees Are Dark & Twisting (Rose Tree)
  5. Julie Murphy Essex Song from the CD A Quiet House (Shells In The Ocean)
  6. Jenny M Thomas Moreton Bay from the CD Bush Gothic (Fydle)
  7. Martha Mavroidi Rain from the CD Portaki (Martha Mavroidi)
  8. Café Aman Istanbul Pendamorfi from the CD Fasl-I Rembetiko (Kalan)
  9. Ahmad Al Khatib & Youssef Hbeisch Bayya El-Ward/ The Rose Vendor from the CD Sabîl (Institut Du Monde Arabe)
  10. Jason Steel The Feast from the LP The Weight Of Care (Rif Mountain)
  11. Miroslav Evacic Volim-Ja from the CD Portreet (Croatia)
  12. Harry Upton Canadee-i-o from the CD You Never Heard So Sweet (Topic)
  13. John Jacob Niles Little Mattie Groves from the CD The Boone-Tolliver Recordings (LM Duplication)
  14. Burkina Electric Mdole from the CD Paspanga (Cantaloupe Music)
  15. Zita Swoon Group Taamala Fisa from the CD Wait For Me (Crammed)
  16. Hannah James & Sam Sweeney The Farmer's Cursed Wife from the CD State And Ancientry (RootBeat)
  17. Seth Lakeman Brother Of Penryn from the CD Tales From The Barrelhouse (Honour Oak)
  18. Los Gauchos De Roldan Maxixa Del Pañuelito from the CD Button Accordeon And Bandoneon Music From Northern Uruguay (Smithsonian Folkways)

May 2012
  1. (Sig) English Country Blues Band The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik)
  2. Anna Cinzia Villani Lu Desideriu Miu Cu Bessa Cozza from the CD Fimmana, Mare E Focu! (Anima Mundi)
  3. Narasirato Roromera from the CD Warato'o (Smash)
  4. Ryan McGiver The Brave Volunteer from the CD Troubled In Mind (own label)
  5. Sarah McQuaid In Derby Cathedral from the CD The Plum Tree & The Rose (Waterbug)
  6. Domna Samiou Feto To Kalokairaki from the CD Kaneloriza (Domna Samiou Greek Folk Music Association)
  7. Eleni Tsaligopoulou Ta Pedia Tis Gitonias Sou (Live) from the CD Agapimenou Mou Imerologio (Sony Greece)
  8. Dock Boggs False Hearted Lover Blues from the CD Aimer Et Perdre (Tompkins Square)
  9. Stone Breath This Is What The Sparrow Sings from the CD The Night Bird's Psalm (Dark Holler Arts)
  10. Ilgi Persana from the CD Tur Saulite Perties Gaja (Upett)
  11. Urban Folk Quartet Rosina's Story from the CD Off Beaten Tracks (UFQ)
  12. Jim Copper Lemany from the CD You Never Heard So Sweet (Topic)
  13. Carolyne Hughes If I Were A Blackbird from the CD I'm A Romany Rai (Topic)
  14. Emily Portman Hatchlings from the CD Hatchling (Furrow)
  15. Sam Lee George Collins from the CD Ground Of Its Own (Own Label)
  16. Oki Meets Misako Oshiro Rank Bushi from the CD Kita To Minami (Tuff Beats)
  17. Karantamba Sama Yai from the CD Ndigal (Teranga Beat)
  18. Little Sparta Branch Water from the CD Close: Music For An Exhibition (Grey Gallery)
  19. Julian Gaskell The Seaford Shags from the CD Kind Words From Home (Metronome)
  20. Ragnhild Furebotten Saltdai from the CD Never On A Sunday (Ta:lik)

June 2012
  1. (Sig) English Country Blues Band The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik)
  2. Heritage Blues Orchestra Big Legged Woman from the CD And Still I Rise (Raisin' Music)
  3. Amadou & Mariam feat. Jake Shears Metemya from the CD Folila (Because)
  4. Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis Me Gelasan Ta Poulia from the CD Greekadelia (Riverboat)
  5. Anna Cinzia Villani Farnaru Farnareddhru from the CD Fimmana, Mare E Focu (AnimaMundi)
  6. The Big Eyes Family Players feat. Mary Hampton & Sharron Kraus A Man Indeed from the CD Folk Songs II (Static Caravan)
  7. Lisa Knapp Hunt The Hare Pt II from the CD EP Hunt The Hare: A Branch Of May (Ear To The Ground)
  8. Mariem Hassan Addumua from the CD El Aaiun Egdat (NubeNegra)
  9. Ebo Taylor Nsu Na Kwan from the CD Appia Kwa Bridge (Strut)
  10. Café Aman Istanbul Apo To Vradi Os To Proi from the CD Fasl-i Rembetiko (Kalan)
  11. Loxandra feat. Theodora Athanasiou Ta Psaradika from the CD Meyhane: Kafé Aman (Polyphonon)
  12. Jagwa Music Dunia Watu from the CD Bongo Hotheads (Crammed)
  13. Rodolfo y su Tipica R.A.7 La Colegiala from the CD Cumbia Cumbia 1 & 2 (World Circuit)
  14. The Oyster Ceilidh Band Limbo from the CD Before The Flood (Running Man)
  15. The Old Dance School Dancing Ledge from the CD Chasing The Light (Transition)
  16. Sierra Leone's Refugee All-Stars Gbara Case from the CD Radio Salone (Cumbancha)
  17. Ben Zabo Bwa Iri from the CD Ben Zabo (Glitterhouse)
  18. Mieko Miyazaki & Guo Gan Yu Zhou Chang Wan from the CD Nen Nen Sui Sui (Daqui)

July 2012
  1. (Sig) English Country Blues Band The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik)
  2. Karinding Attack Burial Buncelik from the CD Gerbang Kerajaan Serigala (Karatmusic)
  3. Geomungo Factory Jirirariru from the CD Metamorphosis (Geomundo Factory)
  4. Emily Portman Sunken Bells from the CD Hatchling (Furrow)
  5. Joy Dunlop & Twelfth Day Fiere from the CD Fiere (Orange Feather)
  6. Sam Lee On Yonder Hill from the CD Ground Of Its Own (Nest Collective)
  7. Kottarashky & The Rain Dogs Aman Aman from the CD Demoni (Asphalt Tango)
  8. Warsaw Village Band Hola Byski Hola from the CD Nord (Jaro)
  9. Charley Patton High Sheriff Blues from the CD Crime & Punishment (Fantastic Voyage)
  10. The Everly Brothers Down In The Willow Garden from the CD Crime & Punishment (Fantastic Voyage)
  11. Els Berros De La Cort Alfaomega from the CD Los Nostres Vices E Pecats (Nufolk)
  12. Chicha Libre La Danza De Don Lucho from the CD Canibalismo (Crammed)
  13. Bella Hardy Henry & Clara from the CD The Dark Peak And The White (Noe)
  14. Shirley & Dolly Collins Death & The Lady from the CD The Harvest Years (EMI Harvest)
  15. Duffy Power Sweet Again from the CD Tigers (Dusk Fire)
  16. Vusi Mahlasela Re Yo Tshela Kae from the CD Say Africa (Wrasse)
  17. Mahsa & Marjan Vahdat Golden Straws Of Wheat from the CD Twinklings Of Hope (KKV)
  18. Aysenur Kolivar Kar Yagayi from the CD Bahceye Hanimeli (Kalan)
  19. Kan Mangatakk from the CD Sleeper (Kan Music)

August 2012
  1. (Sig) English Country Blues Band The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik)
  2. Apsilies Katinaki Mou Gia Sena from the CD Apsilies (Prigipessa)
  3. The Alaev Family Boe Boe from the CD The Alaev Family (Olamale)
  4. Katie Rose Witches' Reel from the CD Weirdlore (Folk Police)
  5. Thurston Moore It Didn't Work Out from the CD Oh Michael, Look What You've Done (Tompkins Square)
  6. Pelios Systrarna / Sisters from the CD Gourmet! (Suvi Sounds)
  7. Oratnitza Tzurni Ochi from the CD Oratnitza (Fusion Embassy)
  8. Bandoggs (feat. Nic Jones) Rose Of Allandale from the CD Bandoggs (Leader)
  9. Karine Polwart King Of Birds from the CD Traces (Hegri)
  10. A Moving Sound Gu Qin from the CD A Moving Sound (Motéma)
  11. Lo'Jo Au Temps Qui Passe from the CD Cinema El Mundo (World Village)
  12. Mimi & Richard Fariña Reflections In A Crystal Wind from the CD Make It Your Sound, Make It Your Scene (Ace)
  13. Rachel Newton I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry from the CD The Shadow Side (SheeRach)
  14. Krar Collective Wello from the CD Ethiopia Super Krar (Riverboat)
  15. KonKoma Niebakwa from the CD KonKoma (Soundway)
  16. Mary Jane Epps, Joseph Decosimo, Ben Nelson & Pan Riggs Ask That Pretty Girl To Be My Wife from the CD The New Young Fogies Vol. 1 (no label)
  17. Tom Paley The Mourning Blues from the CD Tom Paley's Old Time Moonshine Revue (Hornbeam)
  18. Ry Cooder Going To Tampa from the CD Election Special (Nonesuch)
  19. Fanfara Complexa Csobános from the CD Radio Popular (Fono)

September 2012
  1. (Sig) English Country Blues Band The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik)
  2. Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis Matioa San Kai Ta Dika Sou from the CD Greekadelia (Riverboat)
  3. Zani Diabate Ni Zani Mana from the CD Tientalaw (Sterns)
  4. Alasdair Roberts Haruspex Of Paradox from the CD Weirdlore (Folk Police)
  5. Telling The Bees Worship Of Trees from the CD Weirdlore (Folk Police)
Tracks 6-15 from archive Folk Roots Radio programme first broadcast 30th September 1985, presented by Ian Anderson with guest Ben Mandelson.
  1. The Mighty Clouds Of Dust Champion The Wonder Horse from the CD Jali House Rock (Rogue)
  2. Puseletso Seema & Tau Ea Linare Kesetse Mahlomolenu from the CD Worldwide Your Guide (GlobeStyle)
  3. Ofra Haza Galbi from the CD Yemenite Songs (GlobeStyle)
  4. Sam Liberman Besarabia from the LP Casamiento Judio (EMI Odeon Argentina)
  5. 3 Mustaphas 3 Intro/ Lebedik Un Freylekh from the CD Bam! (GlobeStyle)
  6. Link Davis Allons A Lafayette from the single (Ace)
  7. Mariano Perez y su Conjunto Frenesi from the LP Por El Titulo Mundial (Folklor, Colombia)
  8. Camaron de la Isla Bulerias De La Perla from the CD Integral (Universal)
  9. Azerbaijan Trio Naz Eleme (from LP on Melodiya, USSR)
  10. Dissidenten & Lem Chaheb Sahara Elektrik from the CD Sahara Elektrik (Exil)
  11. Ahmed Abdul-Malik La Ilbky from the CD Oud Vibrations (Fingertips)

October 2012
  1. (Sig) English Country Blues Band The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik)
  2. Krar Collective LDN from the CD London's Calling (Culture Clash)
  3. Soothsayers Streets Of London from the CD London's Calling (Culture Clash)
  4. Stephanie Hladowski & C Joynes The Wild Wild Berry from the CD The Wild Wild Berry (Bo' Weavil)
  5. Hedy West Little Margaret from the CD Hedy West Vol 2 (Vanguard/Ace)
  6. Shelagh McDonald Mirage from the CD Electric Eden (Universal)
  7. Zani Diabaté Nikoyi from the CD Tientalaw (Stern's)
  8. Janka Nabay Eh Mane Ah from the CD En Yay Sah (Luaka Bop)
  9. Jason Steel I Lost My North from the CD The Weight Of Care (Rif Mountain)
  10. Robin Williamson Laying On The Colours from the CD Love Will Remain (Quadrant Corner)
  11. Enza Pagliara To To To from the CD Bona Crianza (AnimaMundi)
  12. Yasmin Levy Firuze from the CD Libertad (World Village)
  13. Kate Rusby feat. Nic Jones The Lark from the CD 20 (Island)
  14. Bellowhead Roll The Woodpile Down from the CD Broadside (Navigator)
  15. Geomungo Factory The Starry Night from the CD Metamorphosis (Geomundo Factory)
  16. R.U.T.A. Pan Nas Meczyt from the CD Na Uschod (Karrot Kommando)
  17. Lau Save The Bees from the CD Race The Loser (Reveal)

November 2012
  1. (Sig) English Country Blues Band The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik)
  2. Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino Nu Te Fermare from the CD Pizzica Indiavolata (Ponderosa) and also fRoots 41: Puglia (fRoots)
  3. Uccio Aloisi Gruppu Ceserina from the CD Robba De Smuju (Il Tamburello) and also fRoots 41: Puglia (fRoots)
  4. Katy Carr Kommander's Car from the CD Paszport (Deluce)
  5. Aysenur Kolivar Lafun Aykirisi from the CD Bahçeye Hanimeli (Kalan)
  6. Celina Da Piedade Calimera E A Pera Verde from the CD Em Casa (Own label)
  7. Andrés Landero La Pava Congona from the CD Diablos Del Ritmo (Analog Africa)
  8. Mama Rosin Sorry Ti Monde from the CD Bye Bye Bayou (Moi J'Connais)
  9. T Rex 20th Century Boy from the CD The Essential Collection (Universal)
  10. Shelagh McDonald Crusoe from the CD Let No Man Steal Your Thyme (Castle)
  11. Lauren McCormick One Too Many Mornings from the CD On Blue Stockings (Wild Goose)
  12. Mavrika Dervish Dance from the CD Mavrika (Psolista)
  13. Sotho Sounds Ha Kele Monateng from the CD Junk Funk (Riverboat)
  14. Malick Pathe Sow & Bao Sissoko Fedde from the CD Aduna (Muziekpublique)
  15. Duncan Chisholm The Flooded River from the CD Affric (Copperfish)
  16. Kathleen Macinnes Òran An t-Saighdeir Ghàidhealaich from the CD Cille Bhrìde (Own label)
  17. Abdel Gadir Salim Umri Ma Bansa from the CD Le Nil (Accords Croisés)
  18. Fawzy Al-Aiedy Fragui - The Separation from the CD Radio Bagdad (Institut Du Monde Arabe)
  19. Kathryn Tickell Willie Taylor Set from the CD Northumbrian Voices (Park)

December 2012
  1. (Sig) English Country Blues Band The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik)
  2. Seckou Keita Kouma from the CD Miro (Astar)
  3. Lili Boniche Aleche Tu Ne M'Aimes Pas from the CD Anthologie (World Village)
  4. Royal Band De Thies Korolober from the CD Kadior Demb (Teranga Beat)
  5. Youssou N'Dour Ouadjour from the CD From Senegal To The World (Nascente)
  6. Sproatly Smith The Jolly Ploughboy from the CD Times Is 'n' Times Was (Sproatly/Folk Police)
  7. Solarference Cold Blows The Wind from the CD Lips Of Clay (Solarference)
  8. Anne Briggs Hills Of Greenmor from the CD Beginner's Guide To English Folk (Nascente)
  9. Rosa Eskenazy Apo To Vradi Os To Proi from the CD The Voices Of Rembetiko 1 (Ta Nea)
  10. Marika Papagika Sti Fylaki Me Valane from the CD The Voices Of Rembetiko 3 (Ta Nea)
  11. Lottie Kimbrough Rolling Log Blues from the CD The Return Of The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of (Yazoo)
  12. Insintesi feat. Anna Cinzia Villani Nia Nia from the CD Fimmene In Dub (AnimaMundi)
  13. Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino Beddhu Stanotte from the CD Focu d'Amore (Ponderosa)
  14. Mokoomba Ndundule from the CD Rising Tide (Igloo)
  15. L'Orch First Moja-One Adidja from the CD Sister Pili + 2 (Stern's)
  16. Nancy Wallace Young Hearts Run Free from the CD Young Hearts EP (Spinney)
  17. Simon Ritchie Anarchy In The UK from the CD Beginner's Guide To English Folk (Nascente)
  18. C. Joynes And The Moon Was Full And Round from the CD Congo (Bo'Weavil)

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