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Radio M January 8, 2016: A look back at some of 2015's best global music releases.

2015 was another great year for global music releases and this week on Radio M a survey of some of those sounds. You'll hear everything from searing wah wah pedal ngoni from Mali, indie rock from Lebanon, Ghanaian jazz,  the James Brown of Morocco and much more. Radio M also gives a nod to a couple of important rock and roll birthdays. Friday nights and Radio M; the perfect match.




David Bowie- Friday on My Mind- Pin Ups

Elvis Presley- It's Now or Never- The Essential Elvis Presley

Mamak Khadem- Do, Don't- The Road

Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba- Waati- Ba Power

Burna Boy- Trance- On A Spaceship

A-Wa- Shamak Zabad Radai- Habib Galbi



Fangool- Mariama- Senegal '70: Sonic Gems from the 70's

Flavia Coelho-Pai de Santo- Mundo Meu

The Very Best- Let Go- Live on WBEZ

Ballake Sissoko & Vincent Segal- Super Etoile- Muisque de Nuit

Dom le Nena- Era Una Vaz- Soyo

The Lemon Bucket Orkestra- Rachenica- Moorka



David Bowie- What in the World- Low

Elvis Presley- Bossa Nova Baby- Fun in Acapulco

Mariem Hassan & Vadiya Mint El Hanevi - Aichetu- Baila Sahara Baila

Youssoupha- A Cause de Moi- NGRTD

Renata Flores- Fallin'- YouTube

Mbongwana Star- Kimpala Pala- From Kinshasa

Buena Vista Social Club- Guajira en F- Buena Vista Social Club : Lost & Found



Vulu Viel- Bewa- Good is Good

Omar Souleyman- Mawal Menzal- Bahdeni Nami

Fadoul- Maktoub Lah- Al Zman Saib

Mashrou Leila- 3 Minutes- Ibn El Leil

Jerusalem in My Heart- 2asmar Sa7ar- If He Dies, If If If If If If


Best of 2015

Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba- Ba Power

Omar Souleyman- Bahdeni Nami

Mamak Khadem- the Road

Terakaft- Alone

Mbongwana Star- from Kinshasa

Tal National- Zoy Zoy

Youssoupha- NGRTD

Flavia Coehlo- Mundo Meu

Ibey- Ibeyi

The Very Best- Makes A King

Bixiga 70- III

Burna Boy- On A Spaceship

Mashrou Leila- Ibn El Leil

A-Wa- Habib Galbi

Mariem Hassan & Vadiya Mint El Saib- Baila Sahara Baila- Dieuf Diewul de Theis- Aw Sa Yone Vol.2

Various- Senegal 70: Sonic Gems from the 70's

Lemon bucket Orkestra- Moorka

Vula Viel- Good is Good

Nneka- My Fairy Tales

Felix Laband- Deaf Safari



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