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Radio M: February 26, 2016: In studio performance from Mauritanian artist Noura Mint Seymali

Mauritanian artist Noura Mint Seymali comes from music royalty; her father wrote the country's national anthem and her mother was a famous singer. Noura also hails from a long line of griots; storytellers. But it's only recently that she's gained international attention for her haunting voice that's matched so perfectly with her husband's guitar work, which sounds like a psychedelic version of Mark Knoffler. She was recently in Chicago for a week long residency at the Old Town School of Folk Music and stopped by the WBEZ studios for a performance with her band. We'll hear them do theri thing. Also the one drop sounds of Jamaica, gypsy rumba from Spain, Peruvian cumbia and a classic from Germany's Kraftwerk.

Playlist

9 PM

Peter O'Toole & James Coco- Man of La Mancha- Original Motion Picture Soundtrack: Man of La Mancha

Nuestro Ayer- Rabbit Rumba- The Original Rhythm of Gipsy Rumba in Spain 1964- 75

Claude Rolcin et le West Indian Combo- Colas La- Tumbele: Biguine, Afro Latin Sounds from the French Caribbean 1963-74

Nneka- Local Champion- My Fairy Tales

Bob Marley & the Wailers- Burnin' & Lootin' - Live

Jef Gilson- Je n'ai Jamais Su Chansons- Chansons de Jazz

Lorna- Sogar Rajeant- Konkani Songs: Music from Goa Made in Bombay


9:30 PM

Noura Mint Seymali Live at WBEZ


10PM

Super Boiro Band- Kha Mu Lan Ma- Guinee 70: The Discotheque Years

Celai Cruz- Retozan- 100% Azucar: The Best of Celia Cruz

Los Destellos- Pasion Oriental - Cumbia Beat Vol.1: Experimental Guitar Driven Tropical Sounds from Peru 1966-76

Tender Aggression- Die Kette- Die Kette

Kraftwerk- Numbers- Computer World

Sekou Bembeya Diabate- Mami Wata- Diamond Fingers


10:30PM

Rachid & Fethi- Ana Ghrib- 1970's Algerian Folk & Pop

Augustus Pablo- Baby I Love You So- The Best of Augustus Pablo

The master of reggae melodica

George Danquah- African Reggae- Hot & Jumpy

Ali Kocatepe- Hey Gidi Dunay Hey- Psych Funk a la Turkish

Sao Bien- Starfish- Saigon Rock & Roll: Vietnamese Classic Tracks 1968-74

Okko- Ganges Delta- Sitar & Electronics

Manu Dibango- Soul Makossa- King Makossa

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