Friday, August 7, 2009

Can't wait until December! The Other Black Music Aug. 9, 2009

This show I will play some of my favorites of the year so far. New and re releases. Here is some info on some of the artist.

The Drastics, Chicago Reggae, Afrobeat and more.

The Dynamics Reggae from Lyon, France. (By the way, you don't have to be Black to get on this show. Just be heavily influenced by Black music and don't suck.)

Amadou and Mariam A new re release of two earlier albums on A&M from the Blind Guitarist and vocalist from Mali West Africa. Before Manu Chao tried to turn them in Manu Chao.

Buckwheat Zydeco The great Zydeco artist has a new album. "Lay Your Burden Down".

Plunky & Oneness of Juju Richmond's long time great comes in with a re release of the 2006 "Live In Paris"

Swamp Dogg Also from Virginia. The great Soul and Blues artist and producer has a new single. "Please Step Back"

Gokh Bi System The Senegalese group is still mixing Hip-Hop and the traditional sounds of Senegal on the new single "Raptassu"

Death A re release from the c 1973 Black Rockers out of Detroit. "...For All The World To See"

Jaqee The Kokoo Girl from Uganda/Sweden has a new CD "Kokoo Girl"

The Campbell Brothers bring the African-American Holiness-Pentecostal church sound of the Peddle Steel Guitar to the rest of the world.

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