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Global A Go-Go
Music from around the world in the universal language of groove
Music
 Bill Lupoletti  Contact Contributor
The final recordings of Amadou Balake; ska ska ska; all points southern Africa; Pat Thomas and highlife circa late 70s/early 80s
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 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.
Song | Artist (Country) | Recording | Label | Year

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

Balake | Amadou Balake (Burkina Faso) | In Conclusion | Sterns | 2015
Mouhamadou Bamba | Orchestra Baobab (Senegal) | Mouhamadou Bamba | Jambaar | 1980
Her Tenere | Bombino (Niger) | Nomad | Nonesuch | 2013

Sammy Dead | Eric "Monty" Morris (Jamaica) | single | Kentone | 1964
Independence Anniversary Ska | The Skatalites (Jamaica) | single | Island | 1966
Bongo Man | Bongo Man Byfield (Jamaica) | single | Treasure Isle | 1964
Ska Fuentes | Ondatropica (Colombia) | Ondatropica | Soundway | 2012

A Shot In The Dark (take 2) | Roland Alphonso (Jamaica) | Top Sounds From Top Deck, Vol. 6: Ska-lternative | Westside | 1965
Exodus | Western Standard Time (USA) | A Big Band Tribute To The Skatalites, Vol. 2 | self-released | 2015
Wrong 'Em Boyo | The Clash (UK) | London Calling | Epic | 1979

Ndinagangalala | Malawi Mouse Boys (Malawi) | He Is #1 | IRL | 2012
Nimwe Tulolela | Brian Chilala & Ngoma Zasu (Zambia) | Vangaza! | SWP | 2015
Chauya Chirizevha | Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited (Zimbabwe) | Lion Songs: Essential Tracks In The Making Of Zimbabwe | Lion Songs | 1980

Tupatupa | Msondo Ngoma Music Band (Tanzania) | The Best Of Msondo Ngoma | Ujamaa | 2006
Uma Amiga | David Ze (Angola) | Angola Soundtrack | Analog Africa | 197x

Amaehu | Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band (Ghana-Germany) | Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band | Strut | 2015
Ene Nyame Nam 'A' Mensuro | Pat Thomas & Ebo Taylor (Ghana) | Sweeter Than Honey, Calypso "Mahuno" And Highlifes Celebration | Pan African | 1983
Gyae Mensu | K. Frimpong & His Cubano Fiestas (Ghana) | Blue Album | Continental / Secret Stash | 1976

Sweet Mother | Prince Nico Mbarga & Rockafil Jazz (Nigeria) | Sweet Mother | Rounder | 1976

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