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This Island Earth

This Island Earth
Sunday August 26th, 2018 with Neil Bakshi
This week a listen to musicians who have covered or been inspired by Nigerian musical great, Fela Kuti, and we'll dip into the music of Jon Hassell.

To start, a set of Fela Kuti covers, mash ups and songs by musicians inspired by his legacy.
Comencemos (Let's Start)
Phirpo Y Sus Caribes - Parrilla Caliente - Phillips 1972
Chop 'n' Quench
Ondatrópica - single - Soundway 2013
Shacalao
Cumbia Moderna De Soledad - s/t - Tropical 1975
Water No Enemy
Tall Black Boy - Brownswood Bubblers Seven - Brownswood Bubblers 2014
Grown Man Sport
Pete Rock & InI - Underground Soul Classics - Rapstar
Fear Not No Man
Mos Def - Black on Both Sides - Rawkus 1999
Stakes Is High
Fela Kuti X De La Soul - Fela Soul
I No Get Eye For Back
Houston Person - Harmony - Mercury 1977
Jon Hassell has just released his first record in nine years, we'll use this occasion to listen to some of his earlier work, as well as a piece from his latest.
Griot (Over "Contagious Magic")
Jon Hassell / Brian Eno ‎ - Fourth World Vol. 1 - Possible Musics - Editions 1980
Itimad
Jon Balke / Amina Alaoui / Jon Hassell - Siwan - ECM 2009
Vaisnava Bhajan
Ronu Majumdar / Ry Cooder / Jon Hassell / Abhijit Banarjee - Hollow Bamboo - Water Lily Acoustics 2000
Al-Kongo Udu
Jon Hassell - Listening to Pictures (Pentimento Volume One) - Ndeya 2018 New
Up next, a set of new releases from all over
Habesha
Te'Amir - Abyssinia - Tru Thoughts 2018 New
Gbê
Lionel Loueke - The Journey EP - Aparté 2018 New
Nterini
Fatoumata Diawara - Fenfo (Something To Say) - Shanachie 2018 New
Nont For Sale
Sudan Archives - Sink EP - Stones Throw 2018 New
Camino De Nacar
uji - Alborada - ZKK 2018 New
Ka Moun Kè
Rokia Traore - Beautiful Africa - Nonesuch 2013
Burkina Mousso
Victor Démé - s/t - Chapa Blues 2008
Tijan
Edmony Krater Et Zepiss - Tijan Pou Velo - Kaluila 1988
Yera Featuring Oumou Sangare
Sun El Musican - Africa to the World - EL 2018 New
Addis Abèba Bété
Akale Wube - Sost - Clapson 2018 New
Tende
Fatou Seidi Ghali and Alamnou Akrouni - Les Filles de Illighadad - Sahal 2016
Mas Que Nada
Luiz Henrique - Barra Limpa - Verve 1967
Obrigado Corcovado
Tom and Dito - Obrigado Corcovado - Tapecar 1971
Kese Kese (Where's The Serengeti Mix)
Cheb I Sabbah - Maha Maya - 6 Degrees 2000
Diagonals
Stereolab - Dots and Loops - Duophoincs 1997
Jardines Featuring Lido Pimienta
Chancha Via Circuito - Amansara - Wonderwheel 2014
Hipocracy
Blo - Step Three - Hot Casa 2012
Interactive CKCU
Arbee
Great sounds, Neil! That Luiz H track was awesome!

3:34 PM, August 26th, 2018