Today we listened to Nuba Raml al Maya performed by Ensemble Masano Tazi of Morocco (le Chante du Monde). This is music of the Arab-Andalousian tradition that was part of the Moorish empire of Spain and North Africa.
In the second hour we heard music from the Madmen of Bengal (le Chante du Monde)…the are the street mystics. We also heard music from Son De la Frontera from the flamenco tradition of Spain (World Village), music of the Luba-Shankadi of Zaire, the Okros ensemble of Hungary (Rounder), Ougenweide, a folk-rock group singing in Medieval German (Bear), music from the latest release of Paddy O’Brien’s Chulrua (Shanachie), Music from French Canada by Andre Brunet (Green Linnet) and Jean Carignan (Tout Grin).
Hull, Dakota Dave : New Shirt Miller, Emmett : Big Bad Bill is Sweet William Now Turner, Big Joe : Careless Love Williams, Hank : My Sweet Love Ain’t Around Holiday, Billie : A Fine Romance Poole, Charlie and the North Carolina Ramblers : What is Home Without Love? Big Joe his Washboard Band : I Love You Baby Williams, Clarence : Old Fashioned Love Green, Lil : Romance In the Dark