WEFT Champaign 90.1FM

Community Radio for East Central Illinois

Wednesday Beat Blender (Music)

World Beat & Other Rhythms - we play uncommon music from places, cultures and musical traditions that you are unlikely to hear elsewhere.

Wed Nov 20th 2013 2.00pm–4.00pm

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links help support the station.

Time zone: central


Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys “My True Love (Voyage D'amour)”
from Rough Guide to Cajun Dance CD Comp (World Music Network 2004) —Since 88, Cajun, S. Louisiana, Rounder Records, 2 Grammys


Boozoo Chavis “Paper In My Shoe”
from Alligator Stomp Vol. 1 - Cajun and Zydeco Classics CD Comp (Alligator Records 1990) —(pronounced CHAY-viss), Zydeco, French Creole music, SW Louisiana, sang and played accordana, 1954-2001


Celia Cruz “Reina Rumba (with Johnny Pacheco)”
from The Rough Guide to Celia Cruz CD Album (Rough Guides 2005) —Cubana-American, queen of the Salsa, 1 of most influentian Cuban musical figures


Celeste Mendoza “Mi Rumba Echando Candela”
from Cuba Classics 2: Dancing With the Enemy CD Comp (Sire 1991) —cuban music of 60's and 70's, music we did not hear here in US


Eliades Ochoa and El Cuarteto Patria “Al Vaiven De Mi Carreta”
from Putumayo Presents: Cuba CD Comp (Putumayo 1999) —Eliades Ochoa - black cowboy hat, El Cuarteto Patria is from Santiago de Cuba, appeared at KCPA with Oequestra Buena Vista Social Club in Sep 2013, w/Roberto Fonseca


The Pedrito Martinez Group “Musica”
from The Pedrito Martinez Group CD Album (Motema Music 2013) N


I Cubanismo! with Jesús Alemañy “Mulence”
from The Rough Guide to Salsa CD Comp (World Music Network 1997) —Cuban dance band Jesus Alemany plays trumpet


Femi Kuti “You Better Ask Yourself”
from Day by Day CD (Mercer Street/Downtown 2008) —Nigeria, Nigeria, son of Femi Kuti, socially/politically active, in GTA as DJ


Franco and OK Jazz “On Entre Ok, On Sort Ko”
from The Rough Guide to African Guitar Legends CD Comp (World Music Network 2015)


Sola Akingbola “Ojo To Wa Ninu Ose”
from Nigerian Beats CD Album (ARC 2013) N


Ali Farka Toure “Heygana”
from Africa: Never Stand Still CD Comp (ellipsis arts 1994) —Mali


Pol Pan Lao “Amazing Isaan”
from The Rough Guide to the Music of Thailand CD Comp (World Music Network 2000)


Afro Celt Sound System “Whirl Y Reel 1”
from Global Transmissions: A World Music Sampler CD Comp (Narada 2000) —considered to be something of a world music supergroup


Belfast Harp Orchestra “Brian Boru's Set”
from Celtic Harpestry CD Comp (Philips 817 307-2 1998)


Brian Miller & Randy Gosa “The Jolly Rafstman”
from The Falling of the Pine CD Album (Two Tap Music 2013) N


Ali Hassan Kuban “Artasu Nartasu”
from Planet Soup - Disc 2: Tiga NaDJe CD Comp (ellipsis arts 1995)


Amadou Sodia “Ca Va Se Savoir” CD Album (Syllart Productions 2010) —One of the central players in Guinea's current musical climate, Amadou Sodia is a singer and composer in addition to being something of a master of the bolon.


Rokia Traore “Sikey”
from Beautiful Africa CD Album (Nonesuch 2013) N


Bibi Tanga & The Selenites “Swing Swing”
from Dunya CD Album (National Geographic 2010)


Esther Marisol “El Guajojo”
from The Rough Guide to the Music of the Andes CD Comp (World Music Network 2005) —Esther Marisol is less tradition-bound than other tarijenas - a taquirari (a rhythm from the tropical east of the country) and a serenade.


Ad Vielle Que Pourra “Un Cosaque A Paris”
from Come What May CD Album (Green Linnet 1989) —Instrumental, Come What May represents the acme of this Montreal-based quintet's attempts to create a new, more sophisticated folk music out of Breton roots. (The Bretons are the Celts of northern France.)


Derek Gripper “Konkoba (Earth)”
from One Night on Earth: Music from the Strings of Mali CD Album (New Cape 2013) N

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