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Hull, Dakota Dave : New Shirt
Helm, Levon : False Hearted Lover Blues
Expatriate Game : The Blackbird

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Plenty of new dub and roots this week…including: Tribulation, the excellent new Bim Sherman compilation (on Pressure Sounds:http://www.pressure.co.uk); the special new re-release of the Abyssinians Satta Massagana (on Heartbeat:www.heartbeatrecords.com); the sublime Dub Qawwali from Gaudi + Nusrat (on Six Degrees:http://www.sixdegreesrecords.com); the very good self-release Jamaica Me Come From by Mista Majah P; and the very cool (free) net release BlackSoulRemix:http://igrowrecords.free.fr from i-Plant.

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Thanks to Liz Olds for filling this day with music.

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Randy Weeks:http://www.randyweeks.com/ called up from Texas to talk about his music, songwriting, and his show at the Eagles on Friday, November 9th, after the Liquor Pigs Happy Hour. We also gave CDs away and shared love for the new John Fogerty record. Fun!

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Due to health reasons, Doug Spartz was unable to be on the program this morning. We’ll reschedule for another time, for sure.

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Special co-host Cyn Collins joins Ellen to share old-time music, new music and live music by The Roe Family Singers!

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Today we listened to Anatolian Village Music from Turkey (Gallo), a classical tune from Uzbekistan (Ocora), a Turkish Sufi song from Ali Ekbar Cicek (Lyrichord), the ancient shamanic viol of Kazakhistan (Inedit), a Hungarian song from Kiss Tamas (Gryllus), a Bulerias from Flamenco giants, Fernanda and Bernarda Utrera (Ocora), Turkish mystic singer Asik Veysel, Ooley Mint Amartichitt of Mauritania (Long Distance), and music from the Turkish Alevi Sufis (Ocora).

In the second hour we heard from the hot Tuareg band, Tinariwen ((World Village), again from Ooley Mint Amartichitt of Mauritania (Long Distance), a song from the women Bakhshis of Turkmenistan (Inedit), music from Finland from Timo Alakotila, Arto Jarvela, and Hans Kennenmark – The Nordic Tree, Saxophone music from the South Indian Maestro, Kadri Gopalnath (Globe Style), Tango giant, Astor Piazzolla (Just a Memory), music from Brittany with Bagad Kemperle (Auvidis/Ethnic), music from the great Dick Gaughan (Topic), our local friends, Clairseach -Charlie and Ann Heyman (live recording), and the Welsh group ffynnon (Green linnet)

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