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Palm Wine Radio (Music)


Palm Wine Radio, which brings you the best in classic and contemporary pop tunes from the musically diverse continent of Africa. Highlife, Afropop, JuJu, Soukous, Township, Rai, Makossa, and Mbalax are some of the numerous genres that will be explored.

Mon Nov 20th 2017 10.30am–12.00pm

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: eastern


Mabulu “AIDS (But Hope)”
from African Classics CD Album (Sheer Legacy 2009) —Mabulu have toured the world extensively performing and refining their re-invented brand of Moçambique s popular & vibrant Marrabenta style of music.


Dama & D'Gary “Mpiarak' Aomby - Song of the Cowherd”
from The Long Way Home CD Album (SHANACHIE unknown 2005)


Djaaka “Mbole Mbole Na Yona”
from Hits de Verão CD Comp (VIDISCO MZ 2015)


from Ilakake CD Album (L'Autre Distribution 2012) —Régis Gizavo (June 16, 1959 – July 16, 2017) was a Malagasy accordionist.


Mahaleo “Madirovalo”
from Current Popular Music of Madagascar CD Comp (ACE RECORDS 2008) —Mahaleo is a folk-pop band from Madagascar that is widely viewed as the most popular Malagasy group of all time.


Ninie Doniah “Malilo”
from Madagascar, vol. 1 (Mafana) CD Comp (Apolon Music France 2013) —Doniah is commonly termed the "Queen of Salegy", in counterpoint to the "King of Salegy," superstar Jaojoby


The Dizzy Brains “les cactus”
from Out of the cage CD Album (X-Ray Production 2016) —The Dizzy Brains is a garage rock band, inspired by The Sonics, as there are many around the world, except for Madagascar, one of the poorest and most corrupt countries in the world and the birthplace of the quartet.


Hira Malaza Taloha “Who's Gun is This?”
from The Music of Madagascar: 1930's CD Comp (YAZOO 2005) —Singer and accordion player from the 1930's


Njava “Vetse” CD Album (Warner Classics 1999) —Monika Njava solo


ROSSY “Papa Mandela”
from Madagascar CD Album (CELLULOID 1997) —considered the most popular Malagasy artist of the 1990s.


Modeste Hugues Randriamahitasoa “Celestina”
from Merdeka CD Comp (Dancing Turtle Records 2007)


TARIKA SAMMY “Voromby (Oiseas De Fer)”
from Current Popular Music of Madagascar CD Comp (ACE RECORDS 2008)


Island Jazz, Monika Njava & Linley Marthe “Ampasimahebo”
from Island Jazz CD Album (Anio Records 2014) —Monika Njava - Celebrated across Madagascar as the national diva


Toko Telo “Hainao Moa”
from Toy Raha Toy (Anio Records 2017) —Toko Telo is a supergroup of three artists from the island of Madagascar - guitarist D'Gary, vocalist Monika Njava and accordionist Regis Gizavo,


Jihe “Mbo hahita Avao”
from The World of Indigo CD Comp (INDIGO 2008)


D'Gary “Betepotepo”
from Malagasy Guitar: Music From Madagascar (SHANACHIE unknown 2005) —D'Gary's elaborate playing style is characterised by his use of alternative tunings. His style developed from his interest in Malagasy music such as tsapiky popular in southern Madagascar


JAOJOBY “Tsy zanakra mpanarivo”
from Malagasy CD Album (Discorama 2010) —Jaojoby [ˈdzodzubʲ], is a Malagasy composer and singer of salegy, a musical style of northwestern Madagascar. considered the "King of Salegy"

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