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 Global A Go-Go 
 Music from around the world in the universal language of groove
 Music
 
 Bill Lupoletti  
 For non-profit use only.
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Guest Siemon Allen is a visual artist and a remarkable collector of recordings from his native South Africa; this show presents some of Siemon's finds, material from 1903 to today
Produced live in the studios of WRIR 97.3 FM Richmond Independent Radio in Richmond, Virginia every Friday from 5 to 7 PM. Available as a webstream simulcast at wrir.org. Downloads for rebroadcast on other non-profit radio stations and as podcasts via the A-Infos Radio Project at radio4all.net. And more information about all of those options and more on my website, globalagogo.com.
THEME SONG (6:00): mash-up of
OLIVER LAKE (USA)
Separation
Matador Of 1st & 1st
Passin' Thru
1996

and

JOE STRUMMER & THE MESCALEROS (UK)
Global A Go-Go
Global A Go-Go
Hellcat
2001


SET 1: EARLY & JAZZ

1-1 IAN COLQUHOUN
Marching on Pretoria (2:26)
78rpm
Zonophone (later EMI)
c1901 – 1903 (possibly 1902 at the end of the Boer War)

1-2 CROCODILE MALE VOICE CHOIR (leader: ISAAC MZOBE)
Umfana Akaloboli (Zulu) (2:50)
78rpm (test record)
Better (Lafayette later Trutone)
1939

1-3 LESLIE NKOSI Y LOS MUCHACHOS DE ALEXANDER DEAD END
Baleka (Run Away/Elope) (2:41)
33rpm: “Baile al Ritmo Sugestivo de la Kwela” (Argentina pressing)
Vik
c1957

1-4 MARTHA MDENGA AND THE HARMONY CROTCHETS
Tell me how long the train’s been gone (3:26)
33rpm: “Music was Born in Africa”
Trutone
1956

1-5 DOLLY RATHEBE
Nozizwe (Xhosa) (from the film “Jim Comes to Joburg”, 1949) (3:02)
33rpm: “Jazz from the Township”
Trutone
c1955

1-6 THE SKYLARKS WITH MIRIAM MAKEBA
Miriam’s Goodbye to Africa (2:44)
33rpm: “New Sounds of Africa Vol. 2”
Gallo New Sound
1959


SET 2: SOUL & BUMP JIVE

2-1 LETTA AND THE SAFARIS (LETTA MBULU)
Walkin’ Around (2:15)
45rpm
Columbia (USA)
1966

2-2 SOPHIE THAPEDI
How Long (2:40)
33rpm: “Sophie Thapedi and Lulama Legola”
Soul Soul (Teal)
1975

2-3 THE MOVERS
Correction (4:27)
33rpm: “Jacaranda Phata Phata”
City Special (Teal)
1975

2-4 THE BEATERS
Thiba Kamoo (4:50)
33rpm: “Harari”
The Sun (As-Shams) (Gallo)
1975

2-5 NZIMANDE ALL STARS
Side by Side (15:49)
33rpm: “Side By Side Soul”
Masterpiece (GRC)
1980


SET 3: MBAQANGA, MGQASHIYO & MASKANDA

3-1 DARK CITY SISTERS
Ngiboniseleni (Zulu) (2:45)
33rpm: “Music & Rhythm of Africa – Hits of 1959”
HMV (EMI)
1959

3-2 GREEN PASTURES
Don’t Cry Baby (2:48)
33rpm: “Groovin with Green Pastures”
Raj Records
c1968

3-3 ABAFANA BEZI MODERN (SIMON ‘MAHLATHINI’ NKABINDE)
Majazana (2:01)
78rpm
Gumba Gumba (Mavuthela/Gallo)
1966

3-4 ABAFANA BASEQHUDENI
Isihlahla (2:51)
33rpm: “Umdumo”
Gumba Gumba (Mavuthela/Gallo)
1976

3-5 PHUZEKHEMISI NO KHETHANI
Maye (4:35)
CD: “Emapalamende”
Tiger Records (RPM)
1994

3-6 KABASA
Burning Splinters (4:00)
33rpm: “Kabasa”
Atlantic (Warner)
1980


SET 4: ALTERNATIVE, KWAITO, SKANDI HOP & NEW URBAN BEATS

4-1 KALAHARI SURFERS (WARRICK SONY)
Four African Countries (2:27)
CAS: “Gross National Product”
235 (Germany)
1983

4-2 MSAWAWA
Bowungakanani? (5:02)
CD: “Tales of the Tsotsi Beat – Urban South Africa”
Sheer Sound
2005 (2003?)

4-3 ZULUBOY (aka MXOLISI) featuring BHEKUMUZI LUTHULI
Amagwala (3:42)
CD: “Inqolobane”
Native Rhythms Records (CCP/EMI)
2008

4-4 MANDOZA and M’DU (MDUDUZI TSHABALALA and M’DU MASILELA)
50/50 (5:07)
CD: “Godoba”
CCP Records (EMI)
2001

4-5 MAGA BO featuring TEBA
Nqayi (3:12)
CD: “Cape of Good Dope 2”
African Dope Records
2009

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