Roots and Diaspora – TWO w Guest Sharon Clark 7/25/2013

July 27, 2013

From Thomas Mapfumo at Grassroots to a Jamaican cover of a Charley Pride tune, Sharon and I explored tunes from roots to shoots – from notions of “original” sounds to imitations of imitations.  Our playlist is below, Sharon’s songs are in red.

  1. Thomas Mapfumo and the Blacks Unlimited – Grassroots recording
  2. Chiwoniso Maraire – Rebel Woman
  3. Amadou Ballaké – Renouveau
  4. Evolution Revolution – Patient Zero
  5. Cesaria Evora – Cabo Verde
  6. Shirley Caesar – Gotta Serve Somebody (Bob Dylan cover from “Masked and Anonymous” soundtrack)
  7. Your djs speak
  8. Alabama Shakes – Hang Loose
  9. Mahmoud Ahmed – Selam Almazeye
  10. Sweet Honey in the Rock – Biko (Bernice Johnson Reagon)
  11. Udokotela Shange Namajaha – Awungilobolele
  12. Ken Parker – Kiss an Angel Good Morning
  13. Alemayehu Esheté – Honey Baby
  14. Your djs speak
  15. Shirley Bassey – History Repeating, Propellerhead
  16. Pink Martini – Let’s Never Stop Falling in Love
  17. Señor Coconut – Tour de France
  18. Major Lazer featuring Amber – Get Free
  19. Rodrigo y Gabriela – Diablo Rojo
  20. Viento de Agua – Ahora Si
  21. Your djs speak
  22. Latin Playboys – Paula y Fred
  23. Juana Molina – Desordenado
  24. Carolina Chocolate Drop – Snowden’s Jig
  25. Elbow – The Bones of You

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