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Program Information
Global A Go-Go
Music
 Bill Lupoletti  Contact Contributor
Feb. 20, 2023, 7:07 a.m.
An hour of mind-expanding sounds from West Africa and the French Caribbean, including the new reissue of Ayizan's Dilijans; some Jamaican sounds circa 1968-70, when rocksteady was giving way to reggae; new cumbia from Colombia and México; the funky sounds of Somalia
Produced live in the studios of WRIR 97.3 FM Richmond Independent Radio in Richmond, Virginia every Sunday from 1 to 3 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 blog, globalagogo.com.
Artist | Country | Song | Recording | Label | Year

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

Jembaa Groove | Germany-Ghana-Benin-Israel-Portugal | Sweet My Ear (feat K.O.G) | Sweet My Ear (feat K.O.G) - Single | Agogo | 2023
K. Frimpong & His Cubano Fiestas | Ghana | Hwehwe Mu Na Yi Wo Mpena | K. Frimpong & His Cubano Fiestas | Ofo Bros. | 1977

King Sunny Ade & His African Beats | Nigeria | 365 Is My Number / The Message | Juju Music | Mango | 1982
Ayizan | Haiti-USA | Deblozay | Dilijans | Comet | 2023-1984

La BOA | Colombia | Vuelo Antillano | La Bestia | MamboNegro | 2022
Les Vikings De La Guadeloupe | Guadeloupe France | Ambiance (Guhe Huiamo) | Ambiance (Guhe Huiamo) / Çe Nous Les Vikings - Single | Disques Debs | 1969
Guadafrica Combo | Guadeloupe France-RD Congo-Congo Brazzaville | Moin Çé Roi Roi | Ban Moin L'Anmou Doudou / Moin Çé Roi Roi - Single | Disques Debs | 1975
Jacob F. Desvarieux / Georges Decimus | Guadeloupe-France | Zouk La Sé Sèl Médikaman Nou Ni | Jacob F. Desvarieux / Georges Decimus | Mini | 1984

Lloyd Charmers | Jamaica | Dollars And Bonds | Dollars And Bonds - Single | Bullet | 1970
Winston "Whip" Williams | Jamaica | The People's Choice | Who Wants Some? | Gorgon | 2023-1970
Lester Sterling | Jamaica | Reggae On Broadway | Who Wants Some? | Gorgon | 2023-1968
The Bluebeaters | Italy | Toxic (One Drop version) | Record Kicks 20th Anniversary Rare Box Set | Record Kicks | 2023-2015
Apache Indian | England UK-Jamaica | The Israelites (feat Desmond Dekker) | Time For Change | API | 2005

Andres Landero | Colombia | Cuando Lo Negro Sea Bello | En Accion | Disco Fuentes | 1979
El Turco Perro | Colombia | Santa Helena | Carnavaleado | self-released | 2022
Grupo Kual? | México | Kumbia En La Soledad (feat Aurelio Pedraza Y Su Acordeón Sabanero) | Konexiones | Discos Rolas | 2022
Rocko Páez & Son Rompe Pera | Colombia-México | Cumbia Buena | Cumbia Buena - Single | Penca | 2022

Dur-Dur Band Int. | Somalia | Jija Love | The Berlin Session | Out Here | 2023
Iftin Band | Somalia | Umaayey Iyo Abo (Mother & Father) (feat Axmed Sharif Killer & Safiyo Axmed Mansuur) | Mogadishu's Finest: The Al-Uruba Sessions | Ostinato | 2022-198x
Fadumo Qassim & Shareero Band | Somalia | Waakaa Helaa (I Like You) | Mogadisco: Dancing Mogadishu, Somalia 1972-1991 | Analog Africa | 2019-197x

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