12 January 2008

Global Cover Songs

Spin The Globe playlist for 11 Jan 2008

Artist - Song - Album
hour 1
King Chango - Venezuelan in New York - Outlandos D’Americasearball visions on Flickr
Mandragora Tango Orchestra - Espíritu Adolescente (Smells Like Teen Spirit) - Let’s Have Dinner and Go Dancing With the Mandragora Tango Orchestra
Susheela Raman - Trust In Me - Salt Rain
Alpha Blondy - I Wish You Were Here - Jah Victory
Reggae Cowboys - Like a Rolling Stone - Rock Steady Rodeo
Pepe & the Bottle Blondes - Quizas - Latenight Betty
Lungiswa Plaatjes - Inner City Blues - Xhosa Version - Ekhaya
Dolapdere Big Gang - Smoke on the Water - Local Strangers
Skatalites - James Bond Theme - Ball of Fire
Badi Assad - Sweet Dreams - Wonderland
Seu Jorge - Rebel Rebel - The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions
James Whetzel - Masters of W - Seattle Beats
Brothers of the Baladi - Paint it Black - Eye on the World
hour 2
Mr. Something Something & Ikwunga - Di Bombs - Deep Sleep
Yma Sumac - Malambo No. 1 - Carnival
David Buchbinder - Lailadance - Odessa / Havana
MC Gringo - Berimbal feat. DJ Amazing Clay - Gringao Promo
Las Tres Orillas del Atlantico - Granada - Fandango, Duende y Taraf
Orchestra Baobab - Aline - Made in Dakar
Vagabond Opera - Hebbina - Vagabond Opera
Sola Akingbola - Seegeso Olooya - Routes to Roots
Mahsa & Marjan Vahdat - Saghi Nameh - Songs from a Persian Garden
Marie Daulne - For the Blues - Women Care
Massilia Sound System - Jovent - 3968 CR13

Who can resist the not-so-subtle charms of cover songs by global bands? Not me. So I shared an hour's worth with you, my devoted listeners, this week on Spin The Globe. In the second hour, faves, new releases, and requests. Oh, and a very popular ticket giveaway to see Vagabond Opera at the Triple Door in Seattle!

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