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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 26th 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


ORCHESTRA BAOBAB “Ndeleng Ndeleng”
from MADE IN DAKAR CD Album (WORLD CIRCUIT 2007) —1 Senegal


Achieng Abura “Toto Wangu”
from Soundscapes of Africa, Vol. 4 CD Comp (Blue Pie Records USA 2017) —2 Kenya


Them Mushrooms “Rocking in Africa”
from Jambo Bwana CD Album (Africha Entertainment (TM) Limited 2013) —3 Kenya - Them Mushrooms,[2] from the mystical magic mushroom species, that grow wildly across the depths of Africa's rain forests.


Yamoto Band “Cheza Kwamadoido”
from Cheza Kwamadoido - Single Single Single (Saidi Hassani Mlinge 2016) —4 Tanzania


The Soto Koto Band “Alingbondi (feat. Jaliba Kuyateh)”
from Kora Dance (feat. Jaliba Kuyateh) CD Album (Soto Koto Music 2010) —5 The Gambia - features Jaliba Kuyateh on kora


from Mogoya CD Album (NO FORMAT! 2017) —6 * requests - Oumou Sangare from Mali - for Chuck in Westbrook, Cheikh Lo for Greg n Brunswick


CHEIKH LO “Sant Maam”
from NE LA THIASS CD Album (WORLD CIRCUIT 1996) —7 Senegal


CHEIKH LO “Doyal Naniou (feat. Oumou Sangaré)”
from Balbalou CD Album (Wagram Music / Chapter Two Records 2015) —8 * Duet with Oumou Sangare


TARIKA “Revenay”
from D CD Album (XENOPHILE/GREEN LINNET 2006) —9 Madagascar


Lucia De Carvalho “Canone da orquestra”
from Angola: Songs, Rhythms to Dance and Lullabies CD Comp (ARB Music 2018) —11 These next two songs from Angola, a lullaby and I pop tune are dedicated to the daughters of listener Patty in Gorham


Wedra “Faso Drapeau”
from Sons & Images du Burkina Faso Vol. 3 CD Comp (WORLD MUSIC 2017) —13 Burkina Faso


Gito Baloi “Tiva”
from African Lullabies CD Comp (SHEER SOUND 2014) —14 Mozambique - another lullaby to start your week


Lijadu Sisters “Come On Home”
from Horizon Unlimited - EP Other EP (Knitting Factory Records / Fontana North 1979) —15 identical twin sisters from Nigeria who were an important music duet from the mid-1960s to the 1980s.


Hailu Mergia & The Walias “Tche Belew” CD Album (Awesome Tapes From Africa 2014) —16 an Ethiopian jazz and funk band active from the early 1970s until the early 1990s


The Pan African Orchestra “Box Dream”
from opus 1 CD Album (REAL WORLD RECORDS 1995) —18 *A taste of next week

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