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Tue 8.00PM–10.00PM


Tuesday Beat Blender (Music)

Music you are unlikely to hear elsewhere on the dial. Music which might remind you of where you have been and/or where you desire to go. The world music we play has been recorded both near to and very far away from WEFT. World music is from everywhere. National Native News airs from 2:00 – 2:05PM presenting news from the Native American community. Deutsche-Welle Radio News airs from 3:00 – 3:05PM with world headline news.

Tue Mar 28th 2017 2.00pm–4.00pm

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Time zone: central


Traditional Orch. Instrumentsof the Central Conservatory “Song of the Herdsmen”
from Phases of the Moon - Traditional Chinese Music CD Comp (unknown 1981) —6:10, Mongolian Folk Song


Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble feat. Abigail Washburn “Going Home”
from Sing Me Home CD Album (Masterworks yo-yoma.com 2016) —5:52,Abigail Washburn (banj/voc) joins Wu Tong (sheng/voc) to channel the lyrics in English and Chinese. Paul Robeson first made the lonely, nostalgic verses of “Going Home” famous at Carnegie Hall 60 years ago. lyrics by William Fischer both sing in E/C


Jacqueline Farreyrol “Tant que n'aura soleil”
from Putumayo Presents: Women Of The World: International CD Comp (Putumayo 1995) —3:30, Reunion is an island and region of France in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar


Angelique Kidjo “Summertime”
from Keep On Moving: The Best of Angelique Kidjo CD Album (New West nikkilane.com 2001) —SET 4,3:33, George Gershwin (1898-1937), Ira Gershwin (1896-1983), DuBose Heyward (1885-1940), Dorothy Heyward (1890-1961), Grt.Amer.Sngbk, Jazz Standards,


The Silk Road Ensemble feat. Shujaat Khan “Madhoushi”
from Sing Me Home CD Album (Masterworks yo-yoma.com) —9:36, the vocals and sitar of Shujaat Khan improvising on a raga melody


Abigail Washburn “Backstep Cindy / Purple Bamboo”
from Song of the Traveling Daughter CD Album (Rounder pokeylafarge.net 2005) —SET 3. 3:02, She has traveled/studied in China.


La Lucha “Everybody Wants to Rule the World (feat. JUN)”
from Standards, Not-Standards CD Album (Blue Line Music 2014) —6:41, Jun Bustamante, vocals; Alejandro Arenas, bass; Mark Feinman, drums; and John O’Leary, piano - Tampa Bay based quartet - from Japan, Colombia, Mexico & United States


Jacques Brel “Marieke”
from les Flamandes CD Album (PolyGram 1998) —SET 2, 2:42, The Flemish, a Belgian female name, a diminutive of Maria, about a Flemish girl, Marieke, whom he once loved and lived "between the towers of Bruges and Gent". He wrote this and sings in both his native French as well as Dutch.


Terceto Kali “Zap (Zapateado)”
from Terceto Kali CD Album (self-released 2016) —7:04, Terceto Kali (terr-seto-cahli): a trio seamlessly blending flamenco, Latin, & jazz rooted in a variety of musical genres. Lead by virtuoso, award-winning flamenco guitarist Jason McGuire “El Rubio,” w/Paul Martin Sounder (bass), Marlan Aldano (drums


Adan & Xavi Y Los Imanes “Finalidad”
from Adan & Xavi Y Los Imanes CD Album (Everloving (dist. Co-Sign) 2016) —3:27, Adan Jodorowsky (Adanowsky) & Xavi Polycarpe (Gush) have been musical co-conspirators for some time. Joined by Los Imanes (The Magnets) (Xavi’s brother Edouard Polycarpe on bass & Julien Boyé on drums


Fairport Convention “Chelsea Morning”
from Fairport Convention CD Album (New West nikkilane.com 1968) —3:05, Recorded in late 1967, their 1st album. Joni Mitchell's song recorded over a year prior to her own release of the song on Clouds. This is w/Judy Dyble prior to Sandy Denny joining in her place.


Burning Bridget Cleary “A Day in the Life (Of Lou): The Pistachio Nut / The Pizza Connoisseur [feat. Rose Baldino]”
from These Are the Days CD Album (self-released 2015) —SET 3, 3:33, Luiz Bonfá, Antônio Maria: Jazz Standard homage - Philadelphia based, Band-leader Rose Baldino fiddle, Amy Beshara - fiddle, Lou Baldino on guitar and Peter Trezzi on percussion. Manhã de Carnaval" ("Morning of Carnival") used in Black Orph


John Mason and The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra, voc/Mary Sandeman “Wild mountain Thyme”
from Let Glasgow Flourish CD Album (REL 1994) —2:54, Performed at the Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, REL label. 1994


Belfast Harp Orchestra “Bright New Morning”
from Celtic Harpestry CD Comp (Philips 1998) —SET 2, 4:12, The BELFAST HARP ORCHESTRA celebrates the music, song and dance of Ulster.


Battlefield Band “The Green and the Blue”
from Across The Borders CD Album (Temple 1996) —5:19,(the story of emigration from the Highlands) features select performances over the course of three concerts at the Edinburgh International Festival. The set list favors compositions from the band's '95 release THREADS,


The Ambrosian Junior Choir, John McCarhy dir, James Rainbird soloist “Suo Gan”
from Empire of the Sun: Music From The Fim CD Album (Warner Bros. 1987) —2:22, (CeeO Gahn) Traditional lullaby from Wales also used in some churches at Christmas.

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.