Around the World Blog

AROUND THE WORLD 1

Around the World is a series of Currently Off Air radio shows featuring a piece of music for every country on the planet.

Here are video links for all of the chosen tracks:

ETHIOPIA
Mulatu Astatke Yekermo Sew

Live with the Heliocentrics

JAMAICA
The Congos Ark of the Covenant
From the LP Heart of the Congos, 1977

NIGERIA
Fela Kuti Colonial Mentality
From the LP Sorrow, Tears and Blood, 1977

CUBA
Ry Cooder & Manuel Galbán Bodas de Oro
From LP Mambo Sinuendo, 2003

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
Jon Lucien Listen Love
From LP My Mind’s Eye, 1974

Live Version

ZIMBABWE
Bhundu Boys Hupenya Hwangu
from LP Hupenyu Hwangu, 1984)

Live version

MADAGASCAR
Tarika Sonegaly
From LP Son Egal, 1997

RUSSIA
Albert Kuvezin and Yat-Kha When the Levee Breaks
From the LP Re-Covers, 2005

SWITZERLAND
Mama Rosin Sorry Ti Monde
From the LP Bye Bye Bayou, 2012

Mama Rosin // Sorry Ti Monde (Official) from Laurent "Focusmatic" Perret on Vimeo.

NETHERLANDS
Solex One Louder Solex
One Louder Solex by Solex (Netherlands)
from the LP Solex Vs. the Hitmeister, 1998

Solex Good Comrades Go To Heaven‬
taken from the concert documentary “Solex Vs. The Empty Bottle”.
Directed by Paul Raila

CZECH REPUBLIC
Ecstasy of St. Teresa Trance (between the stars)
From EP Fluidtrance Centauri, 1993

MOZAMBIQUE
Eyuphuro Samukhela (the Nostalgic Man)
From LP Mama Mosambiki, 1990

‪Eyuphuro live at Afrikafestival Hertme 2007

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
Staff Benda Bilili Moto Moindo
From LP Très Très Fort 2009

UGANDA
Geoffrey Oryema Makambo
From the LP Exile, 1990

SENEGAL
Mor Thiam Aye Aye Nene (Blessing for the newborn baby)
From the LP Spiritual Jazz – Esoteric, Modal And Deep Jazz From The Underground, 1968-77

MALI
Nahawa Doumbia Fatien
From the LP Yankaw, 1997

PAKISTAN
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Musst Musst
From LP Massive Attack ‎– Massive Mixes, 2002

LEBANON
Fairuz Habaytak belsayf

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