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This Island Earth

This Island Earth
Sunday May 22nd, 2011 with Ron Steeds & Bill Nagle
To the ends of the Earth & Pierre Bensuan

Lots of strings this week - Andre Thibault, Pierre Bensusan, 70's funk/Afro-beat from Ghana and more...
Slither (show theme)
Annoushka Shankar & Karsh Kale - Breathing Under Water - Angel
We kick off the show with the Breton group Skolvan, then on to Bulgaria and we finish off in Persia...
Gwennojennou Ar Gavotten
Skolvan - Entrez Dans La Danse - Keltia Musique
White Stana Got Famous
BSRT Female Chorus - Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares v.4 - Mercury
Danio's Mom
BSRT Female Chorus - Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares v.4 - Mercury
Persian Alap
Kourosh Babaii & Sjahin Durin - Afrom Anatolian Tales - Double Moon Records
Oue second set begins in Madagascar, goes to Australia and ends in India...
Salama 'Nareo
Akombaliha - Resting Place of the Mists - Shanachie
Embona
Rajery - Resting Place of the Mists - Shanachie
Awaya Baka
Baka Beyond - East to West - Narada
Tirtha
Vijay Iyer with Prasanna & Nitin Mitta - Tirtha - ACT
Bill presents the music of Pierre Bensusan on Bill's String Driven Thing
Le Lac des Abbesses
Pierre Bensusan - Pres de Paris - Rounder
Sunday's Hornpipe
Pierre Bensusan - Pres de Paris - Rounder
Lady de Nantes
Pierre Bensusan - Pres de Paris - Rounder
Merrily Kissed the Quaker Cunla
Pierre Bensusan - Pres de Paris - Rounder
Pure Drop & The Flax in the Broom
Pierre Bensusan - Pierre Bensusan 2 - Rounder
more Pierre Bensusan...
Heman Dubh
Pierre Bensusan - Musiques - Rounder
Climats Doux et Tempares
Pierre Bensusan - Musiques - Rounder
La Marche du Sonneur Egare
Pierre Bensusan - Musiques - Rounder
Palomita Blanca
Pierre Bensusan - Musiques - Rounder
Bamboule
Pierre Bensusan - Solilai - Rounder
Au Jardin D'Amour
Pierre Bensusan - Solilai - Rounder
an more Pierre Bensusan...
La Femme Cambree
Pierre Bensusan - Spices - Rounder
Presquille
Pierre Bensusan - Spices - Rounder
Awali
Pierre Bensusan - Wu Wei - Rounder
Wu Wei
Pierre Bensusan - Wu Wei - Rounder
more great acoustic guitar...this time Canadian guitarist Andre Thibault...
Pom Pom Pom
Andre Thibault - Sheik-It - Andre Thibault Records Canadian
Fakir
Andre Thibault - Sheik-It - Andre Thibault Records Canadian
Caravan
Andre Thibault - Sheik-It - Andre Thibault Records Canadian
Clear On a Foggy Day
Andre Thibault - Sheik-It - Andre Thibault Records Canadian
some rock & funk from Ghana in the 70's to end the show...
Bukom Mashi
Oscar Sully & Uhuru Dance Band - Ghana Soundz; Afro-Beat, Funk & Fusion in 70's Ghana, Vol.1 - Soundway
Heaven
Ebo Taylor - Ghana Soundz; Afro-Beat, Funk & Fusion in 70's Ghana, Vol.1 - Soundway