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 Global A Go-Go 
 Music from around the world in the universal language of groove
 Bill Lupoletti  
 For non-profit use only.
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Rumput & Friends live in WRIR's Studio C, playing Indonesian-Appalachian string band music in advance of their Shadow Ballads performance at the University of Richmond on April 16 and subsequent tour; engineer is Richard Schellenberg
Produced live in the studios of WRIR 97.3 FM Richmond Independent Radio in Richmond, Virginia every Wednesday from 3 to 5 PM. Available as a webstream simulcast at Downloads for rebroadcast on other non-profit radio stations and as podcasts via the A-Infos Radio Project at And more information about all of those options and more on my blog,
Artist (Country) | Song | Recording | Label | Year

Oliver Lake (USA) | Separation | Matador Of 1st & 1st | Passin' Thru | 1997
Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros (UK) | Global A Go-Go | Global A Go-Go | Hellcat | 2001

Errol Dyers (South Africa) | Dindela | The Rough Guide To South African Jazz (Second Edition) | World Music Network | 2000
Dollar Brand (South Africa) | Mannenberg 'Is Where It's At' | Mannenberg 'Is Where It's At' | The Sun | 1974

Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos (Nigeria) | Ololufe | Highlife-Jazz & Afro-Soul (1963-69) | Knitting Factory | 1965
Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band (Ghana-Germany) | Amaehu | Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band | Strut | 2015

Bantu feat Ayuba (Nigeria-Germany) | How Real (Can A Real Real Be) | Fuji Satisfaction: Soundclash In Lagos | Piranha | 2005

Rumput & Friends present Shadow Ballads, live in WRIR's Studio C:
Goin' Across The Mountain
Yen Ing Tawang
I Fell In Love When You Parted
Beringin Kurung

Sidestepper (Colombia-USA) | Song For The Sinner | Supernatural Love | Real World | 2016
Bomba Estereo (Colombia) | Sintiendo | Elegancia Tropical | Soundway | 2013

Gepe (Chile) | Melipilla | Estilo Libre | Quemasucabeza | 2015
Systema Solar (Colombia) | Quien Es El Patron? | Systema Solar | 2016

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02:01:50 English 2016-04-13
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