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This Island Earth

This Island Earth
Sunday June 14th, 2015 with Rob Bitschofsky
Planet hopping

Planet hopping old and new, with some sweet Congo rumba rock, some reggae and rock steady, a bout of The Clash vs. Marvin Gaye (!), some new stuff from Dirtwire, afro-beak king Dele Sosimi, Seckou Keita and more. Hot stuff!
Boma l'Heure
Franco - Francophonic Volume 1; 1953-1980
Le Bucheron
Franklin Boukaka and Manu Dibango - African Pearls Vol. 5: Congo 70 Rumba Rock
Cooperation
Franco and Sam Mangwana - Golden Afrique Vol. 2
Chakacha
Frank Ulwenya - Safarini In Transit: Music of African Immigrants
Nyoka Yendara
Green Arrows - 4-Track Recording Session
Kamu Talyat
Group Inerane - Guitars from Agadez
Nganshé
Mbongwana Star - From Kinshasa New
African Sun
African Sketchbook - Abdullah Ibrahim
Dia De Chuva
Banda de 7 Leguas - Brazillian Guitar Fuzz Bananas
What A Fire
The Ethiopians - The Original Reggae Hitsound
Check Him Out
The Bleechers - Upsetter Box Set
Sounds and Pressure
Hopeton Lewis - Take It Easy with the Rock Steady Beat New
Rock Steady
Hopeton Lewis - Take It Easy with the Rock Steady Beat New
Too Busy Thinking About the Magnificent Seven
The Clash vs. Marvin Gaye by Bobby Martini - This One's for Joe: Punk Rock Warlord
E Go Betta
Dele Sosimi - You No Fit Touch Am New
You No Fit Touch Am
Dele Sosimi - You No Fit Touch Am New
Limpop
John Wizards - John Wizards
Tek Lek Schremph
John Wizards - John Wizards
RipTide
Dirtwire - RipTide New
Tepotzteco
Dirtwire - RipTide New
Starlight
Dirtwire - RipTide New
Chechaoun
Barney Willen - Moshi
Makuta
Ginger Baker - Horses and Trees
Satou
Ginger Baker - Horses and Trees
Interlock
Ginger Baker - Horses and Trees
Fayinkunko
Dembo Konte & Kausu Kuyateh - Kairaba Jabi
Mikhi Nathan Mu-Toma
Seckou Keita - 22 Strings New
Future Strings in E
Seckou Keita - 22 Strings New
Bamba
Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita - Clychau Dibon
Interactive CKCU
PeterB
Great start to today's hop Rob! Chillin' on the back porch and ignoring responsibilities...

1:26 PM, June 14th, 2015
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
Oh, there's nothing better than some Congo rumba rock for ignoring one's responsibilities on the back deck!

1:27 PM, June 14th, 2015
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
...also goes well with cold beer!

1:28 PM, June 14th, 2015
PeterB
Cold beer ... done! Got that well in (left) hand. ;^)

1:29 PM, June 14th, 2015
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
Nice! And speaking of ignoring responsibilities, I almost didn't show up for today's show. I had a gig with the Gamelan band yesterday, and Alnoor mentioned that I was on today. No way, I said. Yes you are, he said. And if he handn't, I wouldn't have been here! Not sure what happened, but it fell off my calendar!

1:32 PM, June 14th, 2015
Shelley Ann Morris
Hi Rob, Listening in on demand from work today. I was a West Fest representing CKCU last Sunday afternoon and 'crowing' about CKCU and its programs. Looking forward to the show today!

9:38 AM, June 18th, 2015
S.A.M.
Did you know that Staff Bendi Bilili (sp?) is a group of musicians all who have a mobility impairment? Saw them at Bluesfest. Loved the Check Him Lout song--if all advertisements could sound like that! I'd shop there.

2:22 PM, June 18th, 2015