13 April 2009

Global Cover Songs

This week, a rather eclectic and erratic collection of strange and wonderful global covers of Western pop and rock hits. Listen at your own risk!

World Music Cover Songs: Spin The Globe playlist for 10 April 2009
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Artist - Song - Album

Hour 1
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - Skaravan - Gunslingers – Live Best
Bugotak - Kon’ Togethy - Coverlar
Los Fabulosos Cadillacs - Should I stay or should I go - La luz del ritmo
Toussaint & the China Band - Heard it through the grapevine - Love the almighty high
Seu Jorge - Suffragette City - Life Aquatic studio sessions
Mandragora Tango Orchestra - Espiritu Adolescente - Unreleased
Baba Yaga - You Can’t always get what you want - Secret Combination
The Cat Empire - Hotel California - Like a Version
Wilman De Jesus - Walk Like an Egyptian (Pytter Mix) - Walk Like an Egyptian
Bombay Dub Orchestra - Get Carter Theme - Backspin
Ojos de Brujo - Get Up Stand Up - Backspin
Easy Star All-Stars - With a little help from my friends - Easy Star’s Lonely Hearts Dub Band
Lungiswa - Inner City Blues (Xhosa version) - Lungiswa
Las Seventies - Dancing Queen - Seguimos Vivas

Hour 2
Susheela Raman - Voodoo Chile - 33 1/3
Albert Kuvezin & Yat-Kha - In a Gadda Da Vida - Re-Covers
Rachid Taha - Rock El Casbah - Rock El Casbah
Jeb Booth - Ain’t No Sunshine - Darker than Blue
Bisan Toran - The Boat - Backstage Reveries
Berit Opheim Versto - Springar etter Lars Flaten - Slattar Pa Tunga
Mariza - Recurso - Terra
Oreka TX - Saapmi - Nomadak TX
Israel - Reloj sin minutero - Naranjas sobre la nieve
Bela Fleck - D’Gary Jam - Throw Down Your Heart
Bela Fleck & Vusi Mahlasela - Thula Mama - Throw Down Your Heart
Ali Farka Toure - Allah Uya - Rough Guide to Mali & Guinea
Mapaputsi - Izinja - Tales of Urban S. A.
Moh Alileche - Awaiting the Dancer / Ad Aadi - In Memory of a Hero

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