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Southern Maine Community Radio from The University of Southern Maine


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 Oct 15th 2018 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


Fela Kuti “Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am”
from Roforofo Fight CD Album (KNITTING FACTORY 1972) —7 See notes


Fela Kuti “Gbagada Gbagada Gbogodo Gbogodo”
from Open & Close (Fela Anikulapo-Kuti Estate KFT 1971) —6 see notes


Fela Kuti “Fight to Finish”
from London Scene CD Album (KNITTING FACTORY 1971) —5 an album by Nigerian Afrobeat composer, bandleader, and multi-instrumentalist Fela Kuti recorded in England in 1971. A fight to the finish is one in which one of the people or groups fighting is killed or completely defeated.


Fela Kuti “Igbe”
from Gentleman CD Album (KNITTING FACTORY RECORDS 1973) —4 FELA describes a friend that betrays to be like "SH*T"... someone you want to expel or excrete like SH*T. He then evokes that in various Nigerian native languages to drive that home. He also describes anybody that lacks self-respect as "sh*t" too.


Fela Kuti “Black Man's Cry (with Ginger Baker) (Live)”
from Fela With Ginger Baker Live! (KNITTING FACTORY RECORDS 1971) —3 "I knew Fela since the very early ’60s, when he was at the World College of Music. He used to play trumpet, and come and sit in the all-night jams which I played in… 1960-61… I went to Nigeria in 1970, that’s when I saw Fela again. I lived there from 19


Fela Kuti & His Koola Lobitos “Omuti”
from Highlife: Jazz and Afro-Soul (1963-1969) CD Album (KNITTING FACTORY RECORDS 2016) —2 But first let's get this out of the way - Very early Fela


Fela Kuti “witchcraft”
from The '69 Los Angeles Sessions CD Album (Fela Anikulapo-Kuti Estate KFT 1969) —1

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