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Global A Go-Go
Music from around the world in the universal language of groove
 Bill Lupoletti  Contact Contributor
The music of Wassoulou songbird and kamale ngoni player Kokanko Sata; more virtuosi of the kamale ngoni; a live set by Banda Magda, engineered by Tim Falen; Moorish rock and desert blues
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 (England UK) | Global A Go-Go | Global A Go-Go | Hellcat | 2001

Kokanko Sata Doumbia (Mali), recorded live at WRIR on May 2, 2014:
Kan Anw To Yongohe
Sali Sidibe (Mali) | Ntanan | The Wassoulou Sound: Women Of Mali | Sterns Africa | 1991

Mamadou & Vanessa (Mali-USA) | Yankaran Foli | Faso Mali | self-released | 2012
Leni Stern (Germany) | Smoke, No Fire | Smoke, No Fire | self-released | 2012
Abou Diarra (Mali) | Koya Blues | Koya | Mix Et Metisses | 2016

Vieux Kante (Mali) | Kono | The Young Man's Harp | Sterns Africa | 2005
Issa Bagayogo (Mali) | Kalan Nege | Tassoumakan | Six Degrees | 2004

Noura Mint Seymali (Mauritania) | Arbina | Arbina | Glitterbeat | 2016

Banda Magda, live in WRIR's Studio C:
Amour, T'es La?
Vem Morena

Mariem Hassan (Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic) | Addumua | El Aaiun Egdat | Nubenegra | 2012
Afous D'Afous (Algeria) | Tarhanine Tegla | single | Sahelsounds | 2016
TisDass (Niger) | Emshin | Yamedan | Sahelsounds | 2015

Imarhan (Algeria) | Imarhan | Imarhan | City Slang | 2016

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