Africa-O-Ye!

1st Thursday - Dr. Zomb
2nd Thursday - Andy Hosch
3rd Thursday - Mike Johnson
4th Thursday - Nick Barbery
5th Thursday - Don Jacobson

Airs every Thursday from 2 to 4 PM

Check out the show Andy did with Ghanaian master drummer Obo Addy

Check out our playlists!

Episode Archive

Africa-O-Ye! on 01/02/14

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Africa-O-Ye!
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Thu, 01/02/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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African music

Africa-O-Ye! on 12/26/13

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Africa-O-Ye!
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Thu, 12/26/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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African music

SOUTH AFRICAN FREEDOM SONGS

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Africa-O-Ye!
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Thu, 12/19/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Music in the struggle for liberation.
Music has played an important role in liberation struggles the world over. In the South African struggle against apartheid, song was especially powerful. Celebrating the life and work of Nelson Mandela, this week on Africa O-Yé! we look back at this musical legacy. We will hear selections from Abdullah Ibrahim and Sathima Bea Benjamin, Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela, and many more. In the mid-section of the program [starting at about 1:30] we will air an hour-long radio documentary 'South African Freedom Songs' produced by Lucie Pagé in 2000. The documentary features the voices of Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela, Walter Sisulu, Ronnie Kasrils, and many others. This week's host: Andy Hosch

Africa-O-Ye! on 12/12/13

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Thu, 12/12/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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African music

Le Grand Kallé

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Africa-O-Ye!
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Thu, 12/05/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Vintage Zaïrean Music

"If Franco was the finest musician in the Congo, and indeed Africa, then his rival Joseph Kabasele was the most influential band leader. Known as Le Grand Kallé, he was a singer, songwriter and businessman whose band African Jazz were the best-known exponents of Congolese rumba, and included such celebrities as guitarist Dr.

Africa-O-Ye! on 11/28/13

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Africa-O-Ye!
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Thu, 11/28/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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African music

Africa-O-Ye! on 11/21/13

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Thu, 11/21/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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African music

Africa-O-Ye! on 11/14/13

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Thu, 11/14/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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African music

Christopher Kirkley spins recent finds from Niger

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Africa-O-Ye!
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Thu, 11/07/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Christopher Kirkley returns to our continent and our airwaves with music from Niger...
Dr. Zomb breaks his hiatus to bring back Christopher Kirkley http://sahelsounds.com just back from Africa!   He promises to bring a show's worth of music from Niger including '70s orchestra, Tuareg tunes from Agadez, contemporary pop, and stuff he recorded...    could be you heard it hear first!

Africa-O-Ye! on 10/31/13

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Thu, 10/31/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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African music

Audio

Africa O-Ye! 5/10/2012 with Obo Addy

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Thu, 05/10/2012

 Ghanaian master drummer Obo Addy spoke with host Andy Hosch and shared a variety of music from his long career.

Playlists

Africa-O-Ye! playlist for 05/17/2012

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05/17/2012
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Ebenezer ObeyEyi YatoEvergreen Songs 31Obey
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Ebenezer ObeyAlo mi Alo, both sides of LPEvergreen Songs 21Obey
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BBKMuriagombeThe Karindula SessionsCrammed Discs
BBKA Tata Shandiabana WiyaThe Karindula SessionsCrammed Discs
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Alfred Chisala Kalusha JrItumbaZambiance!GlobeStyle CDORB 037
Jaojoby EusebeTsaiky JobySalegy!Rogue Records FMSD 5025
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Jaojoby EusebeCome OnSalegy!Rogue Records FMSD 5025
Juma TutuUnduguKimombasaSasaHivi Media
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Hank Jones & Cheick Tidiane SeckSaralaSaralaVerve/Gitanes

 

Africa Oyé for KBOO's Spring Membership Drive, with Mike Johnson hosting, playing Juju music from Ebenezer Obey, as well as Kalindula & Likembe music from Lubumbashi & Kinshasa, DRC. Zambian, Malagasy & Kenyan music were also featured.

Thank you to those of you that become new or renewing members of KBOO during the program!

 

Africa-O-Ye! playlist for 05/10/2012

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OboadeKpanlogo & Agé BeatsKpanlogo PartyLyrichord [LP]
Obo AddyMoko N'Ye Omo NiobaBest of Obo AddySelf-Released
Kronos Quartet with Obo AddyWawshishijayPieces of AfricaNonesuch
Obo AddyAkropong WaterfallsThe Rhythm of Which a Chief Walks GracefullyEarthbeat!
Obo Addy & OkropongKpatsu/TokéOkropongEarthbeat!
Obo Addy & OkropongMontswe (Holf It Fast)Best of Obo AddySelf-Released
Obo Addy & KukruduKanuwaaWonche BiAlula
Obo Addy & KukruduLet Me Play My DrumsLet Me Play My DrumsBurnside
Obo Addy & OkropongJamaAfieye OkropongAlula
Obo Addy with Mic Crenshaw & FlashWo Baa WieBest of Obo AddySelf-Released
Obo Addy & OkropongObonu (Drums of Thunder)Afieye OkropongAlula

Thanks again to Obo Addy for joining me in the air room yesterday.  Here is the playlist of what we heard. Obo has also granted me permission to post mp3 audio of the show at KBOO's website, and I hope to have it up there soon.  To learn more about Obo Addy, please visit his website: http://www.oboaddylegacyproject.org/  And for more info on his upcoming show at the Alberta Rose Theatre, go to https://www.albertarosetheatre.com/calendar.html

Africa-O-Ye! playlist for 04/26/2012

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Bantous MonumentMobali MabeCongo
MangalaTataMali
Eric AgeymanMatutu MirikaGhana
Assane NdiayeNguisstalSenegal
YoucefSalamAlgeria
Hasna el BechariaBouri Bouri MandandaboAlgeria
Justin Adams & Juldeh CamaraYerro MamaUK / Gambia
Wenge MusicaKala Yi-BoeingCongo
DDC Mlimani ParkNalala Kwa TaabuTanzania
Sekouba BambinoAfe TolamaGuinea-Conakry
Tony AllenOleNigeria
Papa Wemba & Viva La MusicaSai SaiCongo
Cheikh LoSetSenegal
Orchestra National de BarbesPaulinaNorth Africa
Nuta Jazz BandDadi NihurumiaTanzania
Mose Se Fan FanKwala RumbaCongo
Aimedo Star-NyuraCoup d'EclatCongo
Bantous de la CapitalTchekoCongo
Askia ModiboWadjouMali
Les MangalepaEmbakasiKenya

Fourth Thursday's Africa Oye program (African Dance Party) with your host Gareth Jenkins

Africa-O-Ye! playlist for 04/19/2012

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04/19/2012
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Franco & TPOK JazzLokoboEn Colere (1979-1980)Sonodisc CDS 6852
Franco & TPOK JazzAminata na Zangi VisaLe Grand Maitre FrancoSonodisc CD 8473
Franco & TPOK JazzMissileFranco, Josky, MatalanzaSonodisc CDS 6864
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Zaiko Langa LangaBakumbaZaiko Langa LangaFlash Diffusion Business FDB 300241
Zaiko Langa LangaSandra Linal'Authentique Zaiko Langa LangaSonodisc CD 8487
Zaiko Langa LangaMokili EchangerHits Inoubliables, Vol. 2unknown lable - EPP 05
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Dindo Yogo & Orch. MacchiLola Muana, Pt.1Dindo Yogo: Succes des Annees 70Ngoyarto EPP 19
Bombenga-Wewando & Carlyto-LassaMosekaCarlyto Lassa et BombengaB-Mas Production BMP 960082
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Dindo Yogo & Orch. MacchiLola Muana, Pt. 2Dindo Yogo: Succes des Annees 70Ngoyarto EPP 19
Zaiko Langa LangaMasselaZaiko Langa LangaSonodisc CD 8487
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BombinoAdouniaAgadezCumbancha Discovery
Mahmoud AhmedEre Mela Mela/Meche NeuEre Mela MelaHannibal Records HNCD 1354
Mahmoud AhmedBechayen BefikerSoul of AddisEarthworks/Sterns STEW35CD

Africa Oyé for the 3rd Thursday of April, 2012, Mike Johnson hosting. The program featured classic Congolese rumba from Franco & TPOK Jazz, Zaiko Langa Langa and others from the School of Zaiko.

Africa-O-Ye! playlist for 04/12/2012

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Miriam Makeba & The SkylarksInkoma ZodwaMiriam Makeba & The Skylarks, Vol. 1African Heritagekboo.org
Manhattan BrothersUnonkisa KaeThe Very best Of the Manhattan BrothersStern's Africakboo.org
Dorothy MasukaNgi Hamba NgedwaTownship Jazz 'N' JiveMusic Collection Internationalkboo.org
Manhattan BrothersMalayishaThe Very best Of the Manhattan BrothersStern's Africakboo.org
Flying Jazz QueensSiyahambaOpika Pende: Africa at 78 rpm [Disc 4]Dust-to-digitalkboo.org
The SkylarksHolililiTownship Jazz 'N' JiveMusic Collection Internationalkboo.org
Nancy Jacobs And Her SistersMeadowlandsThe History Of Township MusicWrasse Recordskboo.org
Dolly RathebeTlhapi Ke NogaAfrican Jazz 'n JiveGallo (South Africa)kboo.org
Miriam MakebaDarlie Kea LemangThe Best Of Miriam Makeba The Early YearsWrasse Recordskboo.org
Miriam Makeba & The SkylarksUthando LuyaphelaMiriam Makeba & The Skylarks, Vol. 1African Heritagekboo.org
Transvaal Rockin' Jazz StarsSwazilandOpika Pende: Africa at 78 rpm [Disc 4]Opika Pende: Africa at 78 rpm [Disc 4]kboo.org
Manhattan BrothersThaba TseuThe Very best Of the Manhattan BrothersStern's Africakboo.org
Miriam MakebaBeware Verwoerd (Naants' Indod'Emnyama)Beware Verwoerd (Naants' Indod'Emnyama)Ato Recordskboo.org
Miriam Makeba & The SkylarksYini MadodaMiriam Makeba & The Skylarks, Vol. 1African Heritagekboo.org
Reggie Msomi's Hollywood Jazz BandMidnight SkaMidnight SkaWrasse Recordskboo.org
Manhattan BrothersVuka VukaThe Very best Of the Manhattan BrothersStern's Africakboo.org
Miriam MakebaPata PataThe Best Of Miriam Makeba The Early YearsWrasse Recordskboo.org
The Mgababa QueensMaphuthiNext Stop... Soweto, Vol. 1: Township Sounds From The Golden Age Of MbaqangwaStrut Recordskboo.org
Big Voice JackPour Some More Beer BrotherPour Some More Beer BrotherSheer Soundkboo.org
Mahlathini & The Mahotella QueensJive MotellaMbaqangaVerve Worldkboo.org
John MothaZulu BoySoweto [LP]Rough Tradekboo.org
Big Voice JackA Gun Is No GoodZimanukwenzeka (Things Just Happen)Sheer Soundkboo.org
West NkosiBenoni StationSixteen Original Sax Jive HitsGallo (South Africa)kboo.org
Intombi ZephephaIngoina Le NyathiNext Stop... Soweto, Vol. 1: Township Sounds From The Golden Age Of MbaqangwaStrut Recordskboo.org
Mahlathini & The Mahotella QueensBaba-YeThe Lion Of SowetoEarthworkskboo.org
Big Voice JackThings Just HappenZimanukwenzeka (Things Just Happen)Sheer Soundkboo.org
Dudu Pukwana & The SpearsJoe's JikaNext Stop... Soweto, Vol. 3: Giants, Ministers & Makers - Jazz In South Africa 1963-1978Strut Recordskboo.org
Mahlathini & The Mahotella QueensBayasimenmezaThe Lion Of SowetoEarthworkskboo.org
Big Voice JackHere Is JohannesburgZimanukwenzeka (Things Just Happen)Sheer Soundkboo.org
Dorothy MasukaHamba NotsokoloDorothy Masuka - The Definitive CollectionWrasse Recordskboo.org
Condry ZiqubuSkorokoroOnly The Poorman Feel ItEMI hEMIspherekboo.org
Mbongeni NgemaLizobuyaAmandla! a Revolution in Four-Part HarmonyAto Recordskboo.org
Busi MhlongoIzinziswaOnly The Poorman Feel ItEMI hEMIspherekboo.org
Hugh MasekelaBring Him Back Home (Nelson Mandela)Amandla! a Revolution in Four-Part HarmonyAto Recordskboo.org

 This week we travel to South Africa for a wide range of music spanning five decades.  host: Andy Hosch

 
 

 

 

Africa-O-Ye! playlist for 04/05/2012

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04/05/2012

First show of the month!   Dr. Zomb hosts the Mississippi Records Connection on Africa O - Ye!

Today's guest is Jason Urick with his most recent favorites from his ever changing/growing collection of cool and rare African releases...   all vinyl...

Check him and others out live at Holocene, April 25 at the monthly African Dance Party night...

mwana mayombe   nostalgie   7"   mwana mayombe

kazis les cheveux crepus   ha ku n' dila   7"   pathe marconi

jerome eba aka   ehoumin mo   7"   s i d

african brothers international   sesa wo subam   pt. 1   happy bird

nanam band   obaatam   agya ne mma   7"   gapaphone

akpakpa police band   o bra   7"   tropiques

yesso abrougoua   mariez - vous   7"   djima

sonny oti & his group   late night husband   s/t lp   homzy

augustine enebeli olisa & black arrows   isiche   nobody knows tomorrow lp   homsky

kumapim royals band      ?       s/t lp   brobisco

chukwudi nwafor   ekele   ihu n'anya lp   dobi

moussa doumbia   mariage   s/t lp   emi/pathe marconi

guelewar   yaye boul ma bayi   same yaye demna n'darr lp   valerie

francis bebey   haiti   new track lp   ozileka

francis mbarga (the great)    crazy tube   crazy tube lp   cinafric - contacts

william onyeabor   love is blind   great lover   wilfilms

rap master lexy mella   on the air rap   ? lp   ire oha zim

ozo    anmbra    ? lp   vault

 

thats all folks...                   see you next month 

 

 

 

 

Africa-O-Ye! playlist for 03/29/2012

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Stella ChiwesheNhamoimbiriTalking MbiraPiranha
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Stella ChiwesheMese MaikwanaDouble Check - [Disc 2]Piranha
Stella ChiwesheNdangariroTalking MbiraPiranha
Stella ChiwesheMhandu-Ye-HoveDouble Check - [Disc 1]Piranha
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Dumisani MaraireYuwi MaiwChaminukaMusic of the World
Dumisani Maraire & Ephat MujuruChemutengureShona SpiritMusic of the World
Dumisani MaraireKana Ndoda Kuramba MurumeThe African Mbira:Music of the Shona People of ZimbabweNonesuch Explorer
Dumi & Mai Chi Maraire [lead vocal by Chiwoniso Maraire]TichazomounaTichazomounaZimbabwe
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Dumisani Maraire & Ephat MujuruMawuya-MawuyaShona SpiritMusic of the World
Lora and Sukutai Marimba and Dance EnsembleKokorikoTatenda - Music Of ZimbabweSelf-Released
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ChiwonisoNguva Ye KufaraRebel WomanCumbancha
The Four BrothersPasi Pano Pane ZviedzoThe Best Of The Four Brothers (Makorokoto)Cooking Vinyl
Bhundu BoysWakandiparadzisa MushaThe Shed Sessions [Disc 1]Sadza
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George Sisimayi and his Crazy FiveNdapera Cha ChaOpika Pende: Africa at 78 rpm [Disc 4]Dust-to-Digital
Saba MunkuliMoyo Utamanu (My Heart Is Pining)Batonga Across The WatersSharpwood Productions
Ndau People (recorded by David Dunn)Drumming And Singing Of The Ndau People Recorded At Victoria FallsThe Lion In Which The Spirits Of The Royal Ancestors Make Their HomeIML
Josaya HadebeYini Wena Funa [language: Fanagalo]Opika Pende: Africa at 78 rpm [Disc 4]Dust-to-Digital
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Mhuri yekwa Rwizi EnsembleNhemamusasaThe Soul of Mbira:Traditions of the Shona PeopleNonesuch Explorer
Lora and Sukutai Marimba and Dance EnsembleTorai MapadzaTatenda - Music Of ZimbabweSelf-Released
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Dumi & Mai Chi MaraireNdofa Ndichibayiwa [excerpt]TichazomounaZimbabwe

This week on Africa-O-Ye! we travel to Zimbabwe, and also check out Zimbabwean music here in the Pacific Northwest.  Focus will be on Shona mbira and marimba music ---and some guitar too.  Artists will include Stella Chiweshe, Dumisani Maraire (Dumi), Ephat Mujuru, Lora & Sukutai Marimba Ensemble, Chiwoniso, The Four Brothers, Bhundu Boys, and more.  host: Andy Hosch

Africa-O-Ye! playlist for 03/15/2012

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4 EtoilesMakaniSangoniniStern's Africa STCD 1049
Samba Mapangala & Orch. VirungaYembeleAfrican ClassicsSheer SLCD 149
Kakai Kilonzo & Les Kilimambogo BrothersBaba Mkwe, parts 1& 2Best of Kakai, Vol. 1Shava SAHVACD011-2
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Mastaki BafaMwa BashangwaWawaNetwork 28072
Tshala MuanaTshibolaThe Best of Tshala MuanaEspera 6989/2
Les Mangalepa?EnduranceRetroAfric RETRO21CD
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Ifang BondiYoleleGis GisMW Records MWCD 3039
Sorry BambaSekou AmadouSorry Bamba, Vol. 1Thrill Jockey Thrill 272
Manu DibangoBaobab SunsetDeliveranceSonodisc/Afrovision CDAF 1984
Cheick LoDieuf DieulJammNonesuch/World Circuit
Ifang BondiFaroDarajaMW Records MWCD 3009
Ifang BondiNyari LohoDarajaMW Records MWCD 3009
Bassekou KouyateJamana Be DiyaI Speak FulaSubPop/Next Ambiance
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Seun KutiNa OilSeun Kuti & Egypt 80Disorient SUSHICD056
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Waldemar BastosKusibotaPretaluzLuaka Bop/Warner Bros. 9 46481-2

Africa Oyé for March 15, 2012, hosted by Mike Johnson

Africa-O-Ye! playlist for 03/01/2012

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Gnonnas PedroAdigbedotoAfrica Boogaloo: Latinization of West AfricaHonest Jon's
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Gnonnas PedroYiriyiri BoumAfro Latin Via CotonouSyllart
SabougnoumaHoroya BandAfro Latin Via ConakrySyllart
AfricandoDoley MboloAfricandoMelodie
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Orchestra BaobabDigone ngamaLa Belle EpoqueSyllart
Pierre Tchana & Orchestre Poly RhythmoIl n'est Jamais Trop TardAfrica Boogaloo: Latinization of West AfricaHonest Jon's
WoulignewaKebendo JazzAfro Latin Via ConakrySyllart
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Djeli Moussa DiawaraSalsa KoraSalsa AfricaCandela
Orchestre Poly RythmoYao YaoAfro Latin Via CotonouSyllart
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Orchestra BaobabWonma ma guissLa Belle EpoqueSyllart
Nicolas Menheim & Le Super SabadorCommandante Ché GuevaraCommandante Ché GuevaraPAM
Boncana MaigaAfrica Cha-OndaSalsa AfricaCandela
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AfricandoLakh BiAfricandoMelodie
Orchestre Dakar BandViva Africa, Viva SenegalAfro Latin Via DakarSyllart
Super EaglesTagu Nein LenAfro Latin Via DakarSyllart
Black SantiagoNoun Ma Do Minsi WëAfro Latin Via CotonouSyllart
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Nicolas Menheim & Le Super SabadorBataolaCommandante Ché GuevaraPAM
Keletigui with Orchestre De La PailoteFruitaguinéeKeletigui: The Syliphone YearsStern's Africa
Keletigui Et Ses TambourinisSax ParadeAfro Latin Via ConakrySyllart
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Nicolas Menheim & Le Super SabadorYaye SamaCommandante Ché GuevaraPAM
Sabor Band De DakarOlelelayeAfro Latin Via DakarSyllart
Horoya BandKeloufaAfro Latin Via ConakrySyllart
Super Cayor De DakarDegooEmbouteillagePAM
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Horoya BandTakoulata [excerpt]Afro Latin Via ConakrySyllart

The influence of Afro-Cuabn music is widespread in West Africa.  Tune in for music from Senegal, Guinea, Mali and Benin that shows these Cuban roots.  We will hear from Africando, Baobab, Horoya Band, Keletigui, Orchestre Poly-Rythmo, and many more /// host: Andy Hosch

Africa-O-Ye! playlist for 02/16/2012

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Youlou MabialaJudokaBest of Youlou MabialaSonodisc CDS 6830
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Youlou MabialaNsonaLe Prince Youlou MabialaFDB 300075
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Franco & TP OK JazzNabala Ata MbwaLes Annees 70'sSonodisc CDS 6953
Franco & TP OK JazzKinsionaFrancophonic, Vol. 1Stern's STCD3041-42
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Tabu Ley Rochereau (Congo)Karibou ya BintouLes meilleurs selections..., Vol. 1Ngoyarto NG 037
Tabu Ley RochereauTokoyaLes Annees 70Sonodisc 36562
Tabu Ley RochereauLikambo ya Mokanda 1 x 2Rochereau & l'Afrisa InternationalSonodisc 36542
Orchestra MakassyKufulisika Sio KilemaLegends of East AfricaARC Music EUCD 1909
Mlimani Park OrchestraEditaMuziki wa DansiAfricassette AC 9403
Remmy OngalaPamelaSongs for the Poor ManReal World 91315-2
Bana MaquisBana MaquisLeilaDakar Sound/CNR Music 2002968

Africa Oyé for KBOO's Winter Membership Drive, with Mike Johnson hosting, playing classic Congolese rumba as interpreted by Youlou Mabiala, Franco & TP OK Jazz, Tabu Ley Rochereau, Mlimani Park Orchestra, Orch. Makassy & Remmy Ongala

 

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