Groove Time Special Announcement

Posted by on May 19, 2019 in Uncategorized |

The truly great Congolese rhythm and mi-solo guitarist Bopol Mansiamina suffered a serious medical condition and needs our collective support. A Go Fund Me page (link below) has been set up to help. If everyone who has ever danced to Bopol’s great work with so many bands, including the monstrous 4 Stars, contributed a nickel, he’d be in the clear. Please give what you can. Thanks ever so much. 

https://www.gofundme.com/bopol-medical-fund
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Groove Time Playlist 5.18.19

Posted by on May 19, 2019 in Playlists |

CachaoLluvia Viento y Cana
SAR All StarsCampanitas de Cristal
KekeleFungola Motema
Didan et Petit PierreAta Ndele
Orchestre VeveFatoumata
King Curtis & the KingpinsMemphis Soul Stew
Junior WalkerRoadrunner
Nyboma et Lipwa LipwaMassele
Chief Stephen Osita OsadebeYoba Chukwu
Chief Dr. Oliver De CoqueAkalaka
Ella FitzgeraldJazz Samba
The Juju OrchestraKind of Rhythm
Astrud & Joao Gilberto w/Stan GetzCorcovado
Cesaria EvoraPetit Pays
Jocelyn BeroardVini Sere
Phil ControlParfum l’Anmou
Kassav’Rosa
Zouk All StarsTn Pou Konpran
Walter FergusonBlessed Calypsonian
Calypso RoseCalypso Queen
MarcelsBlue Moon
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Groove Time Playlist 5.11.19

Posted by on May 19, 2019 in Playlists |

Bopol Mansiamina Ce Le
Pupi y su CharangaHe Ha Bugaloo
Billy BlandLet the Little Girl Dance
Tiica 73Buco una Chiquita
Somo Somo & Mose Fan FanHello Hello
Mose Se ‘Fan Fan’Serge
L’Orchestre MakassyMosese
Mose Fan FanMolema
Mose Fan FanBuka Bisengo
Somo Somo & Mose Fan FanMamita
Franco & T.P. OK JazzDje Melasi
MPop Musik
Mose Se SengoBana Ba Congo
Bana O.K.Malelisa J’ai Peur
Vicky & Lovy du ZaireBolingo Ekeyi Na Moto
Mose Fan FanLipopo Ville
Mose Fan FanPapa Lolo
Somo Somo & Mose Fan FanOdile
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Groove Time Special Announcement

Posted by on May 11, 2019 in Uncategorized |

The truly great Congolese rhythm and mi-solo guitarist Bopol Mansiamina suffered a serious medical condition and needs our collective support. A Go Fund Me page (link below) has been set up to help. If everyone who has ever danced to Bopol’s great work with so many bands, including the monstrous 4 Stars, contributed a nickel, he’d be in the clear. Please give what you can. Thanks ever so much.

https://www.gofundme.com/bopol-medical-fund


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Groove Time Playlist 4.27.19

Posted by on May 11, 2019 in Playlists |

Charanga de la 4Baila Mi Son
ChocolateLo Que Dice Usted
Dobet GnahoreDala
Jupiter & OkwessMusonsu
Bopol Mansiamina & Mode SuccessPitie
Quatre EtoilesDouble Double
Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J BalvinI Like It
Pete RodriguezI Like It Like That
Professor LonghairHey Little Girl
Fats DominoHello Josephine
Mdou MoctarA Fleur Tamgak
Bwa BandeKe Byen
Prservation Hall Jazz BandTootie Ma
Kermit Ruffins & Barbecue SwingersJock-A-Mo
Irma ThomasHitting On Nothing
Zigaboo ModelisteLes Bon Temps Roule
Allen ToussaintShoo-Ra
Neville BrothersSaxafunk
The MetersCissy Strut
Eddie BoHook & Sling
Walter “Wolfman” WashingtonWolf Funk
Hot B Brass BandWhat’s My Name
The Pinettes Brass BandGrazin in the Grass
Calypso RoseWoman Smarter
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Groove Time Playlist 4.13.19

Posted by on Apr 17, 2019 in Playlists |

SAR All StarsLamento Borincano
Charlie Rodriguez y su ConjuntoCuchillo Para la Pina Cubana
Hector Cassanova & Johnny PachecoAgua de Clavelito
Simaro Massiya LutumbaMabele
Bozi BozianaDiakina
Langa LangaDiana Ya Mama
Simaro Massiya LutumbaEau Benite
Dorothy MasukaHapo Zamani
Mateo & MiriamVanodanana
Pure GoldIzimvana/Dikonyana
Brenda FassieVuli Ndlela
Sauti SolKamasutra
YangaRon Con Limon
BozaBoza
La Nelda PinaEl Sucusu
Zaiko Langa LangaAmour Suicide
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Groove Time Playlist 4.6.19

Posted by on Apr 7, 2019 in Playlists |

Miguel ZenonTipico
David SanchezCapulito de Aleli
Cecile McLorin SalvantI Didn’t Know What Time It Was
SFJazz CollectiveIt Takes a Village
Richard Bona & Mandekan CubanoMuntula Moto
Papa NoelSandokan
Veteranos del CaribeMerecumbe en Saxofon
World Saxophone QuartetBelly Up
Perez PradoQue Rico el Mambo
Machito, Chico O’Farrill, Dizzy GillespieExuberante
John Coltrane QuartetA Love Supreme
Dick & Dee DeeThe Mountain High
Mike EjeaghaThis Merengue
Tabou ComboWrong Number
FrancoMerengue
Os Jovens do PrendaMerengue Aguenta a Certa
Luis VargasLos Ladrones
Rafaelito Arias y su ConjuntoMaria Morena
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Groove Time Playlist 3.30.19

Posted by on Apr 7, 2019 in Playlists |

Alegre All StarsEl Sopon
Estrellas de AreitoMaracaibo Oriental
unk.Miserlou
Dick DaleMiseelou
Sol Ho’opi’iKauoha Msi
Annafiki DiaauR Babedi
Ronnie MoipolaiHappy New Year
Son HousePearline
Elmore JamesDone Somebody Wrong
King Nawahi’s HawaiiansTicklin’ the Strings
Dr. NicoMambo Hawaienne
Bo DiddleyLet Me Pass
Sunny AdeSyncro Feelings
Demola AdepojuMoji
Akanni AnimashaunOkete Oni Yin’Bon Solo’De
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Groove Time Playlist 3.16.19

Posted by on Mar 17, 2019 in Playlists |

MachadoEl Baile del Suavito
Pedro DepestreDescarga con Todos
Alfredo de la FeAffiba
Michael O’Domhnaill & Kevin BurkePigeon on the Gate
The Bothy BandA Jig and Five Reels
Cuban Marimba BandKacha Cha
Mlimani Park OrchestraTucheze Sikinde
Les BantousKondi
Bozi BozianaKokoli
Professor LonghairTipitina
The Wild TchoupitoulasBig Chief Got a Golden Crown
Revolutionary Snake EnsembleIko Iko
TchakabumTesoro de Pirata
Estacao Primera de MangueiraHistoria pra Ninar Gente Grande
Od Tapo ImiIko Iko 
Silvertones Steel BandHappy Wanderer
BP Renegades Steel OrchestraHookin Meh
SaltyBody Good
Patrice RobertsNot One Thing
Skinny Fabulous, Bunji GarlinFamalay
Jonathan DubberyMontserrat Irie
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Groove Time Playlist 3.9.19

Posted by on Mar 10, 2019 in Playlists |

Claudine ClarkParty Lights
Celia CruzEl Tumbao y Celia
Mbilai BelSisi Mandela
Faya TessJamais Kolonga
Bebe MangaAmi O
Miriam MakebaPata Pata
Tina TurnerA Fool In Love
Big Mama ThorntonHound Dog
Mahotella QueensMorobaraba
Linda LeidaLa Vida Continua
Mpongo LoveOnyati
Les Amazones de GuineeWamato
Lady IsaKuteleza si Kwanguku
Fatou GuewelSama Naar Bi
DamilyStock Tampon
Billie HolidayBlue Moon
Ana MouraLeva-me aos Fados
Aicha KoneKiriba
Aretha FranklinSoulville
Angelique KidjoBaby Come Back
Tatiana MiathLa Vi
Tanya St-ValVini Vwe Mwen
Singing SandraDie With Dignity
Calypso RoseDo Them Back
Sophia GeorgeGirlie Girlie
Marcia GriffithsFeel Like Jumping
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Groove Time Playlist 3.2.19

Posted by on Mar 4, 2019 in Playlists |

ChakachasJungle Fever
Show Promoter & His GroupAzu Alala
Alfredo de la FeYo Soy el Punto Cubano
Baba GastonEkelekele
Les MangelepaMbungu
SanchezEl Paso
Goebel Reeves & the Texas DriftersThe Yodelin’ Teacher
Bruce ChannelHey Baby
Mose Se SengoSolo B’nite
Ronald RubinelPli Fo
ChampagnVini
Eric CoureuxI Need You
Max SeverinAse Pate
Gamma ExpressBan’m Nan Cho
BatakoChic Batako
Nyboma & Lipwa LipwaKamale
Les KamaleOlela
Barcelona Ghana RevolutionAsilbi Mansa
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Groove Time Playlist 2.23.19

Posted by on Mar 4, 2019 in Playlists |

Roberto TorresEl Castgiador
Pupi LegarretaHay Que Gozar la Vida
Orquesta HarlowLa Cartera
Martinho da VilaA Serra do Rola Moca
Dudu TucciSaudacao a Ogum Biera-Mar
Bezerra da SilvaMalandro Nao Vacila
Sergio MendesMagalenha
Les AmbassadeursHomenaje a los Ambassadores
Orcheste Poly-Rhythmo de CotonouSemassa
Gnonnas PedroHommage a Omar Bongo
AfricandoHwomevonon
Afrisa International OrchestreMasolo Ya Zando
Franco & T.P. OK JazzBourreau Des Coeurs
Soweto Gospel ChoirSabashiya Abazali
The Mgababa QueensMapthuthi
Tempo All StarsTake Off
Miguel ZenonCadenas
Bobby SanabriaAmerica
Etienne CharlesDame Lorraine
Soweto Gospel ChoirSitting In Limbo
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Groove Time Playlist 2.16.19

Posted by on Mar 4, 2019 in Playlists |

Tito RodriguezYambere
Machito w/Charlie ParkerMango Mangue
Spanish Harlem OrchestraSomos Uno
Youssou N’DourAllah
Atebass, Zele le BombardierBikutsi Movement
Bumba MassaSouveniers Vicky Longomba
Bana OKMa Hele
Dino Vangu & Ntumba ValentinDeception d’Amour
Elie SoloEwawa
Djely Fode KouyatePhoto Star
Ibro DiabateTonton
Yoan SorianoEl Hombre Tuyo Soy Yo
Grupo MayoralEmbrujo
Luis VargasProtagonista
TwoubadouChampette
Lakou MizikPanama’m Tonbe
Madilu & Pepe KalleMagali
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The Reggae Show Playlist 2.16.19

Posted by on Mar 4, 2019 in Playlists |

The EthiopiansReggae Hit the Town
WailersKeep On Moving
Anthony BBeat Down Babylon Wall
Barcelona Ghana RevolutionAsilbi Mansa
FionaSweets for My Sweet
Chaka Demus & PliersTwist and Shout
Toots & The MaytalsLouie Louie
Jenny One ShotDouble Barrell
Dave & Ansel CollinsDouble Barrell
Prince BusterJudge Dread
Derrick MorganTougher Than Tough
Max RomeoWan Inna Babylon
The UpsettersDollar in the Teeth
Typical FeteOne, Two, Three
Victor Essiet & the MandatorsThings Fall Apart
The EthiopiansThings a Get from Bad to Worse
Fab 5Jamaican Woman
LovindeerBabylon Boops
Lorna BennettDay Day Light
Marcia GriffithsFeel Like Jumping
Lynn TaittBog Walk
Don DrummodKnock Out Punch
Eric DonaldsonA Weh We a Go Do
Eric DonaldsonSweet Jamaica
Shaggy Josey Wales, Mr Vegas, etc.Sweet Jamaica
Ken LazarusBeatles Got to Go
The SkatalitesBall of Fire
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Groove Time Playlist 1.19.19

Posted by on Jan 21, 2019 in Playlists |

Patato & ToticoNuestro Barrio
ChocolateMachinambe
Johnny PachecoOyeme Mulata
Orchestra BaobabPapa Ndiaye
O. Poly-Rythmo de CotonouZizi
Les Bantous de la CapitaleBoumamou Sili
Les MangelepaSaad
Baba GastonIlunga Ilunga
Papa NdiayeDelou Ngeweul
Super Etoile de DakarBaye Waly
JaojobyMitiadavia Vola
Conjunto JardinEl Siquisiri
DamilyTsy Miroro
GramacksWooy Midebar
Jacob DesvarieuxOh Madiana
Georges DecimusOu Paka Tann’
The Incredible Myron BTalking Parang
MvVirgin Soca
Lita Bembo & Orchestre StukasOli
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Alma del Barrio & Groove Time Playlists 1.5.19

Posted by on Jan 21, 2019 in Playlists |

Maravilla de FloridaEl Manicero
Daniel PonceArawe
Patato y PapaitoLa Ambulancia
Hector Daniel y la ConstelacionLa Habana Si Pero
Orquesta Tipica TropicalEl Guayabero
Frank Bello y su CahrangaSonerito Canta el Son
Bumba MassaBatindi Yo
KekeleTubela
Estrellas CubanasEsas No Son Cubanas
Afia Mala & Orquesta AragonVivissesse
Le Grand KalleAfrica d’Ambiance
Bumba MassaPamplemousse
KekeleYoka Biso
l’Afrisa InternationalNgalaka
T.P. OK JazzCooperation
Skah Shah #1Bel Ti Machann
WesliMarijo
Coupe CloueAnba Bannann
Orquesta BroadwayGuajira del Amor
Stephen OsadebeOdindu Nyuliba
Sunny AdeKita Kita Ko M’ola
Irene MawelaTshavhuyo
Thabang TabaneBengekho
Ed Watson & His Brass CircleAmio
BuffySoak It
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Groove Time Playlist 12.29.18. Some of the Best of 2018

Posted by on Jan 21, 2019 in Playlists |

Los Rumberos de la BahiaOye Mi Omele
Hector Daniel y la ConstelacionLa Habana Si Peero
Bumba MassaTout Simplement
African Jazz & Grand KalleParafifi
Dr. Nico & African FiestaLimbisa Ngai
Dr Nico KassandaNtumba
Les Tambours de BrazzaNalela Na Tina
Jupiter & OkwesseMusonsu
Sebongile KgailaTika Molamu
Ronnie MoipolaiHappy New Year
Societe Edemi de StanleyvilleTala Bango
Ilunga Patrice Misomba VictorMamwana Kufika Munda
Bachata HaitiA Donde Vas
Bruce ChannelHey Baby
Cha WaHey Baby
Ebo TaylorAnkoma’m
Angelique KidjoCrosseyed and Painless
Bokante & Metropole OrkestDon’t Do It
Anbessa OrchestraNegestat
BombinoTamasheq
Toko TeloTsy Tea Rah
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Alma del Barrio & Groove Time Playlists 12.22.18

Posted by on Jan 21, 2019 in Playlists |

PatatoFeliz Navidad
Ismael RivieraBomba de Navidad
Carlos EmbaleTe Deseo Felicidades
Fania All StarsQutate Tu
Senen Suarez y Su ConjuntoEn la Noche Buena
Cuban All StarsDescarga Pa’ Gozar
El Gran ComboA la Loma de Belen
Celia Cruz y La Sonora MatanceraFiesta de Navidad
Felix Chappotin y Miguelito CuniLechon y Bachata
Orquesta AmericaAlegre Navidad
Juan Carlos y su Dan DenSones de Beny
Conjunto MatamorosNoche Buena
Cachao, Ruben BladesFelicidades/Bomba en Navidad
Alfredo Valdes Jr.La Fiesta No Es para Feos
Orq. CharangoaSon Yabero
Charanga La TapaPresente y Pasado
Cuba L.A.Good King Wenceslas
La Charanga 76Café de Hialeah
Vocal SamplingWe Wish You a Merry Christmas
The BobsMambo, Santa, Mambo
Nat King ColeJoy to the World
Avk AvakAfrican Gospel Choir
BolingoThe African Children’s Choir
Ella FitzgeraldHave Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Souzy KasseyaLa Telephone Sonne
Franco et le T.P. OK JazzLes “On Dit”
Jan LunaWinter Wonderland
Lynn AugustChristmas by the Bar-B-Que
Manuela Pioche, Henri DebsJoseph Mon Cher Fidele
Wuta MayiLe Monde N’est Pa Mechant
Coupe CloueLeogane
O’Jays Love Train
John ColtraneA Love Supreme
The Mighty DiamondsFrosty the Snowman
ScrunterEat Something
Byron Lee & Dragonaires w/MaytalsHappy Christmas
Kashief LindoRockin’ Christmas
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Groove Time Playlist 12.8.18

Posted by on Jan 21, 2019 in Playlists |

Richard EguesAngoa
MaracaCaramelo a Quilo
Joseph SpenceSanta Claus Is Coming to Town
Antoine MoundandaBounsana
ZaoSorcier Ensorcele
Pamelo Mounk’aAdeyi la Cherie Noire
Samba Mapangala & O. VirungaJirani
WerrasonCongo Uni
Tchico Tchicaya & Les EvadesSanga Sango
Eloloko Jocker & Langa Langa StarsAlika
Dayme ArocenaGods of Yoruba
Bola AbimbolaOrin
Ibo ComboFe Grog la Mache
Chief Stephen Osita OsadebeAgbalu Aka Na Azo Ani
The Mighty DiamondsFrosty the Snowman
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Groove Time Playlist 12.1.18

Posted by on Dec 3, 2018 in Playlists |

Fernando Lavoy El Mensajero
Primitivo Santos y su Orquesta Soy Quisqueyano
Yumuri Ven vamos a Bailar
Mary Wells Bye Bye Baby
Kosmos Moutouari Madou Sesselesse
Ike & Tina Turner Good Bye, So Long
Trio De Pa Kos & Orchestre le Peuple M’boka M’boka
Wuta Mayi Tout Mal Se Paie Ici Bas
Nyboma & Kamale Dynamique Zatcha
Quatre Etioles Mawa na Nagi
I.K Dairo & Hos Blue Spots Omo Owa Ijesha
Emperor Dele Ojo Jekoyewa
Fania All Stars Guajira con Tumbao
Johnny Pacheco Corso y Montuno
Pape Fall & African Salsa Suma Yool
Boncana Maiga Africando Nada Mas
Papa Wet Na Timba
Rantamplan, Mbilia Rogers, K-Tino Bikutsi Panach
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Groove Time Playlist 11.24.18

Posted by on Nov 25, 2018 in Playlists |

Eddie Holland Jamie
Alfredo de la Fe Juaniquita
Tipica Novel Yo Prifiero el Son
Los Camperos del Valle El Caballo
Les Bantous de la Capitale Les Bantous de la Capitale
Le Ry-Co Jazz Mambo Ry-Co
Flying Jazz Queens Siyahamba
Etta James Tell Mama
Zed Nkabinde Inkonjane Jive
Majestic Jazz Group Celebrite
Los Angeles Orchestra Hamba Hamba Madala
Magic Sax Quartet Cachita
Los Diplomaticos Ay Chave
Dr. Nico Kassanda Ngalula
Liengo Esengo ya la Beaute
Kitenge Odjali na Mouchoir?
Mose Allison Everybody Cryin’ Mercy
The Ethiopians The Word Is Love
Pioneers Su Su Su
Jimmy Cliff World Upside Down
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Groove Time Playlist 11.17.18

Posted by on Nov 25, 2018 in Playlists |

Chucho Valdes 100 Anos de Bebo
Monguito el Unico Esa Eres Tu
Colon 264 Juniquita
Docteur Nico Mash Up
Dr. Nico & African Fiesta Limbisa Ngai
Dr. Nico & African Fiesta Merengue President
African Jazz Miwela Miwela
Franco & Josky Kiambukuta Limbisa Ngai
Orchestre Negro Succes Maika
Docteur Nico Mamu Wa Mpoyi
CDQ Ghana Must Go
Dazz Band Let It Whip
The Scorpions & Saif Abu Bakr Forsaa Saeeda
The Bar-Kays Freakshow On the Dance Floor
Superfonicos Suelta
James Brown It’s a New Day
The Mauskovic Dance Band Things to Do
Walter Ferguson Bugaloo
Joseph Spence Jump in the Line
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Groove Time Playlist 11.3.18

Posted by on Nov 4, 2018 in Playlists |

Laba Sosseh & Orquesta Aragon Viva Africa
Afia Mala & Orquesta Aragon Maman
Roy Orbison Dream Baby
Malage Lugendo & T.P. OK Jazz Testament Ya Bowule
Major Lance Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um
Rumbanella Band Ngalula
Mose Fan Fan Nawa For You
Los Mozambiques La Agatha
Septeto Santiaguero & El Canario Gusto y Sabor
Charanga America Somos los Que Estamos
Rumba Ereira Gallina
Mamadou Diabate Mun Ye Mun Ye
Haruna Ishola & His Apala Group Mafi Kan Won Wa Ninu Meta
Vakero Chula Eres Tu
Poxi Presha Ontogolo Time
Tallawit Timbouctou Adernibah
Ruff-N-Smooth Azingele
Keche Aluguntugui
Mighty Shadow Whap Cocoye
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Groove Time Playlist 10.27.18

Posted by on Nov 4, 2018 in Playlists |

Alegre All Stars Se Acabo Lo Que Se Deba
Cesta All Stars No Hace Falta Papel
Koffi Olomide La Foudre
MJ 30 Tshobo
Bumba Massa Africa Telema
Screaming Jay Hawkins I Put a Spell on You
Benin Vodun Polyrythmie
Antoine Dougtbe Ya Mi Ton Gbe
Los Hombres Calientes Vodou Hoodoo Babalu
Wawa & His Group Braqve Guede Banda
Boukman Experience Se Kreyol Nou Ya
Tabou Combo A Kou Chou Kou Chou
Charles Sheffield It’s Your Voodoo Working
The Neville Brothers Voodoo
Orchestre Poly Rhythmo Il N’est Jamais Trop Tard
Voudun Benin Papa Zibotey
Faye Tess Laurent Fantome
Barbara Kanam Viva del Congo
Andy Narell & Relator Love in the Cemetary
Peter Tosh Vampire
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Groove Time Playlist 10.13.18

Posted by on Nov 4, 2018 in Playlists |

Los Jubilados Quimbombo
Miguel Quintana A la Loma de Belen
Les Bantous de la Capitale Kumbele Kumbele
African Fiesta Bunga
Desmond Dekker & The Aces Bongo Gal
The El Capris Ko Ko Wop
Marvin Gaye Ain’t That Peculiar
Maytones Billy Goat
The Versatiles Love Only Me
The Versatiles Lu-Lu Bell
Sally Nyolo Bebe Sirimike
Sam Fan Thomas Noa
Elie Solo Luyalu
Kekele Kubola
Isifi Lokole Balobi
Elektric Voodoo Yeah!
Fela Kuti Coffin for Head of State
Tony Allen Wolf Eats Wolf
Minor Empire Istambul’dan a Uskudar Yol Gider
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Groove Time Playlist 9.22.18

Posted by on Sep 25, 2018 in Playlists |

Miguelito Cuni El Diablo Tun Tun
Monguito Veracruz
Cortijo y su Combo Cucala
Barbara Kanam Viva del Congo
Nyboma Lemba Lemba
Baba Gaston Illunga Illunga
Kassav Rosa
Les Etoiles du Zouk I Saler
Champagn Vini
Mavis Staples Swing Low Sweet Chariot
Mavis Staples & Sam Moore Take Me to the River
Martha & the Vandellas Dancing In the Streets
The Staples Singers Glory Glory Halelujah
Mavis Staples 99 and 1/2
Mavis Staples & Aretha Franklin Oh Happy Day
Burl Ives Big Rock Candy Mountain
Muntali & Sapao Mayo Wafwa
Jimmie Rodgers In the Jailhouse Now
Woody Guthrie Talking Hard Work
Charles Ozimba Safari ya Baraka
Dele Abiodun & His Top Hitters Edumare Gbe Rere Ko Wa
Christy Essien Igbokwe My Love Can Move Mountains
Jolly Boys Donkey Want Water
Lead Belly Good Night Irene
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The Reggae Show Playlist 9.22.18

Posted by on Sep 25, 2018 in Playlists |

The Ethiopians Reggae Hiot the Town
The Upsetters Waap You Waa
The Maytones Throw Down Your Arms
The Maytones Billy Goat
Toots & The Maytals Louie Louie
Wailers Baby We’ve Got a Date
Wailers Bend Down Low
Wailers Maga Dog
Desmond Dekker & The Aces Music Like Dirt
Desmond Dekker & The Aces Hippopotamus
Wailing Souls Fire House Rock
Pioneers w/Lynn Taitt & The Jets Run Come Walla
The Bleechers Come Into My Parlour
Carl Malcolm Fattie Bum Bum
Heptones Fattie Fattie
Clancy Eccles Fattie Fattie
Slickers Run Fattie
Maytones Billie Goat
Eric Barnett Quaker City
The Versatiles Lu-Lu Bell
Culture Two Sevens Clash
TheMighty Diamonds Right Time
Steel Pulse Prodigal Son
Stranger Cole & Gladdy Skanking Monkey
Derrick Morgan Conquering Ruler
Justin Hinds Carry Go Bring Come
Walter Ferguson Calaloo
Stanley Beckford Sam Fi Man
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Groove Time Playlist 9.15.18

Posted by on Sep 18, 2018 in Playlists |

Soweto Gospel Choir Sabashiya Abazali, Sabela
Delvis el Salseero Grand Kalle Tbk
Arsenio Rodriguez Murumba
Linda Leida Cabio Sile Yeyeo
Theo Blaise Kounkou Liteya Choc
African All Stars Timithe
Kante Manfila Mobereya
Adjaratou Sissoko & Manden Jaliya Kinzan
Cal Tjader & Eddie Palmeiri Ritmo Uni
Randy Weston Niger Mambo
Thomas Mapfumo Gwindingew Rine Shumba
Stella Chiweshe Mayaya
MC WM, MC Leleto, MC Kadinho `Bumbum Bate a Pampa
Bomba Estereo Huepaje
Las Cafeteras La Bamba Rebelde
Juan Carlos Coronel Patacon Pisa’o
El Binomio de Oro El Higueron
Gilberto Gil Pela Internet
Linton Kwesi Johnson It Dread inna Inglan
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Groove Time Playlist 9.8.18

Posted by on Sep 18, 2018 in Playlists |

Alberto Zayas Oh Don Juan
Cachao y su Conjunto Bailando Entre Espumas
Afro Cuban All Stars Tumba Palo Cocuye
Mayaula Mayoni Ko Tika Te
Youlou Mabiala Amina Koulibali
Chief Dr. Oliver de Coque The Tragedy Journey of Two Friend
Smokey Robinson & Aretha Franklin Ooh Baby Baby
Ray Charles & Aretha Franklin It Takes Two
Ray Charles & Aretha Franklin Ain’t But the One
Son House Death Letter Blues
Charlie Patton Mississippi Bo Weavil Blues
Bukka White Bukka’s Jitterbug Swing
Les Pionniers de la Music Congolaise Tebo
Orchestre Kiam Memi
Mama Ohandja Adada
Bikol Joseph Yango Sarah
Ray Barretto Guarare
John “Dandy” Rodriguez Yo Soy Congo
Orquestra Brasiliera de Musica Jamaica Atlantida
Curumin Ela
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Groove Time Playlist 9.1.18

Posted by on Sep 3, 2018 in Playlists |

Carlos  Embale Ya Se Acabaron las Penas
Papaito Aprieta en el Rincon
Monguito En Mi Casa Bailen Rumba
M’Bilia Bel Nakei Nairobi
Aretha Franklin Freeway of Love
Celia Cruz & Johnny Pacheco Quimbara
Desmond Dekker & The Aces Bongo Gal
Kumbia Kings Boom Boom
B.B. King Hully Gully Twist
Chaka Demus & Pliers w/ Jack Radics Twist & Shout
Sam Mangwana Fati Mata
Jose Alberto El Canario Fatimata
Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70 Monday Morning in Lagos
Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Last Revolutionary
Tony Allen, Baaba Maal, Ray Lema,
Archie Shepp & Positive Black Soul No Agreement
Reger Kom Na Waya
St. Petersburg Ska-Jazz Review Policy of Truth
The Techniques The Time Has Come
Orquestra Brasiliera de Musica Jamaica Atlantida
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The Reggae Show Playlist 8.25.18

Posted by on Sep 3, 2018 in Playlists |

Toots Hibbert Hard to Handle
Toots & the Maytals Bam Bam
Toots & the Maytals Sweet & Dandy
Phyllis Dillon Don’t Stay Away
Pat Kelly How Long
The Techniques Love Is Not a Gamble
Pat Kelly & Tifa Win Your Love
The Techniques Run Come Celebrate
The Pioneers Boss Festival
The Ethiopians Here I Come
Desmond Dekker Intensified ’68
Andy Capp The Law
The Upsetters Return of Django
Peter Tosh Stepping Razor
The Versatiles Lu-Lu Bell
Prince Buster Ten Commandments
Roland Alphonso El Pussycat Ska
Ernest Ranglin Below the Bassline
Blood Fire Posse Get Flat
Peter Tosh Legalize It
The Expanders `Top Shelf
Rita Marley One Draw
Shaggy, Josey Wales, Mr. Vegas Voices of Sweet Jamaica
Lady Saw & Shaggy Love Is Strange
CJ Lewis Sweets for My Sweet
Chaka Demus & Pliers Twist & Shout
Pat Kelly Dark End of the Street
The Techniques The Time Has Come
Pluto Shervington Dancing Mood
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Alma del Barrio & Groove Time Playlists 8.25.18

Posted by on Sep 3, 2018 in Playlists |

Los Hierrezielos Hey Caramba
Juan Carlos Alfonso y su Dan Den Sones del Beny
El Canario y Septeto Santiaguero Rita la Caimana
La India de Oriente Yo Soy el Punto Cubano
Linda Leida A Comer Chicharron
El Indio Hacheros pa’ un Palo
Miguel Quintana Elena la Cumbanchera
Havana Mambo El Tumbaito
Orquesta America Guantanamo
Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca El de la Rumba Soy Yo
Africando Doni Doni
Orquesta Broadway Ven a Bailar Son Montuno
Sam Mangwana Maria Tebbo
Sam Mangwana Jamais Kolonga
Pepe Kalle & Nyboma Amour Perdu
Laba Sosseh & Orquesta Aragon Akoguin Theresa
Nyboma Okino
Afia Mala & Orquesta Aragon Sweet Africa
Aretha Franklin Somewhere
Grant Green Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho
Mahalia Jackson Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho
Albertina Walker I Know He Can, Believe He Will
Sister Rosetta Tharpe Didn’t It Rain
Aretha Franklin How I Got Over
Dinah Washington  & Brook Benton A Rockin’ Good Way
Big Mama Thornton Hound Dog
Etta James Something’s Got a Hold On Me
Aretha Franklin Soulville
Sam Cooke Wondeerful World
Solomon Burke Everybody Needs Somebody to Love
Aretha Franklin Respect
Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles Ain’t But the One
Aretha Franklin See Saw
Aretha Franklin Freeway of Love
Aretha Franklin Rock Steady
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Groove Time Playlist 8.11.18

Posted by on Aug 14, 2018 in Playlists |

Henry Fiol No Hace Falta Papel
Saoco El Platnero
Beny More & Perez Prado Que Te Pasa Jose?
El Canario & Septeto Santiaguera Gusto y Sabor
Pancho Amat y El Cabildo de Son Capultio de Aleli
Yomo Toro La Bamba
Nelson Gonzalez Aguanta Ahi
Arsenio Rodriguez Yimbila
Charanga Colonial La Sitiera
Okonkolo Canto por Obatala
World Saxophone Quartet West Africa Snap
Magic Sax Quartet Cachita
Dayramir Gonzalez Sencillez
Maraca Danzon Barroco
John Coltrane Afro Blue
Mongo Santamaria Afro Blue
Sun Ra & His Arkestra Kingdom of Not
Lemon Bucket Orkestra Heroes
Nigeria Fuji Machine Ore Owe
Geydu-Bley  Ambolley The Message
Dr. Nico et l’African Fiesta Sukisa Bougie Ya Motema
Bavon Marie Marie Muana 15 Ans
l’Orchestre Yamba Yamba Beto Ba Makengo Nkunga
Les Aiglons Cuisse la
Henri Debs Yo Enme Repete
King Daddy Yod Marcus Garvey
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Groove Time Playlist 8.4.18

Posted by on Aug 6, 2018 in Playlists |

Cachao Rhapsody in Blue
Afro Cuban Jazz Project Charanga Pa’ Ti
Mbilia Bel & Nyboma Immigration Fatale
Kekele Oyebi Bien
National Badema Fognana Kuma
Otis Redding Hard to Handle
Taj Maha,l Toumani Diabate Fanta
Wendy Rene Bar-B-Q
Songhoy Blues Mali Nord
Nahawa Doumbia Sigi Sele
Madilu, Carlito & Malage Infraction Kolinga
l’Orchestre Afri Jazz 2eme Bureau
Malage de Lugendo Ma Dede Ya Doudou
Bumba Massa Africa Telema
Wendell Rivera Micaela
Estrellas Cobo Rumba Quimbumba
Heptones Party Time
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Groove Time Playlist 7.28.18

Posted by on Jul 29, 2018 in Playlists |

Dayramir Gonzalez Sencillez
Eddie Palmieri Vamanos pa’l Monte
Le Grand Kalle Suzi N’edeo
Coupe Cloue Mon Compe/Ti Bon
Franco & le T.P. OK Jazz Sadou
Allen Toussaint Everything I Do Gohn Be Funky
The Meters Look-Ka-Py-Py
Aaron Neville Over You
Hank Ballard & The Midnighters Finger Poppin’ Time
Benny Spellman Fortune Teller
Mama Digtown’s Brass Band Mojito
Gagnbe Brass Band Yemonoho
Jesse Hill Ooh Poo Pah Doo
New Orleans Night Crawlers Tchifunkta
Skah-Shah Vacances
Jose Conde & Ola Fresca Pitti y Titi
Orchestre Tropicana Adrienne
Ray Barretto El Bantu
Les Bantous Ritmo Bantous
Allen Toussaint Bono
The Ethiopians Wreck It Up
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Groove Time Playlist 7.21.18

Posted by on Jul 22, 2018 in Playlists |

Carlos Embale Dos Lindas Rosas
Eddie Palmieri Lindo Yambu
Tito Puente & Hilton Ruiz Mambo for Vibes
Le Grand Kalle, Manu & Don Gonzalo Gauche/Droite=Debordement
Manu Dibango & Cuarteto Patria El Manisero
The Juju Orchestra Kind of Rhythm
Boniface Koufoudila Bino Boton Bosele
Dino Vangu & Africa Nova Kansebu
Zaiko Langa Langa Zaiko Wa Wa
Rene Lokua Mpata na Yawe
Charles Mombaya Lisungu na Nagi
Methodist Church Choir Bia Nara Jesus, I’m a Soldier
Lousiana Radio Feet Don’t Fail Me Now
System Band Sensation
Skah-Shah Kanaval Rive
Mighty Sparrow Ten to One
Don Drummond Man in the Street
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Groove Time Playlist 7.14.18

Posted by on Jul 16, 2018 in Playlists |

Armando Garzon Capulito de Alheli
Trio Los Embajadores El Que Sembra Su Maiz
Monguito Demuestrame Que Sabes
Bana OK Ozangi Biso Luambo
Mose Fan Fan Zenda
Golden Sounds Zangalewa
Betty Wright Clean Up Woman
Baba Gaston Illunga Illunga
Rene Lokua & Popolipo Mpata na Yawe
Charles Mombaya Lisungi na Ngai
Diana Purim & Eyedentity Arcordei
Orquesta Charangoa Son Yayabero
Rumbankete De Frente
The Echo Park Project El Hijo de Obatala
Betty Wright Shoo Rah Shoo Rah
Otis Redding Hard To Handle
Funk Inc Memphis Underground
Toots Hibbert Hard To Handle
Bob Marley & The Wailers Lively Up Yourself
Slim Smith Ain’t Too Proud to Beg
The Viceroys Walkie Talkie
The Skatalites & Bob Marley Simmer Down
The Skatalites Ball of Fire
Slim Smith Burning Horns
Gladiators Small Axe
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Groove Time Playlist 7.7.18

Posted by on Jul 8, 2018 in Playlists |

Henri Debs & Paul Blamer Moin Ca On Malere
Diego Gale & Maite Hontele Guaracha Gale
Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs Stay
Sonero Clasico del Caribe Papa Montero
Dodo da Bahia Africamerica
Super Elcados Tambourine Party
Jupiter & Okwess Musonsu
Buika Deadbeat
Yinka Ayatele Emi Le’jo
Lagbaja Africalypso
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Groove Time Playlist 6.30.18

Posted by on Jul 1, 2018 in Playlists |

Carlos Embale La Ultima Rumba
Cachao Mambo Cambio de Swing
Tito Puente Separala Tambien
Orquesta Broadway Sin Confianza Conmigo
Tipica Novel Vamos Pa’l Monte Compay
Tipica 73 Tumba Tumbador
Fania All Stars Quimbara
Delvis el Salsero Independence Tcha Tcha
Baloji Le Jour d’Apres
Le Grand Kalle Valentina
Le Grand Kalle & African Jazz Parafifi
Les Bantous de la Capiltae Boumamou Sili
Les Grands Maquisards Toko Senga na Nzambe
Malage de Lugendo Baiser de Judas
Tchico Tchicays & Lolo Lolita Jeannot
Mose Se Sengo Bana Ba Congo
Kelele Success ya Grand Kalle
Rumbanella Band Sey Sey
Mpongo Love Baratin
Mbilia Bel Cadence Mudanda
Franco & T.P.OK Jazz La Rumba OK
Franco & T.P.OK Jazz Toujours OK
Tabu Ley Rochereau Mbote Ya Kinwnaga

 

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Groove Time Playlist 6.23.18

Posted by on Jun 26, 2018 in Playlists |

Estrellas de Areito Mi Amanecer Campesino
Orquesta Aragon Sale de Aqui Gandio
Bana OK Mabele
Kekele Mbote Ya Pamba
Franco et T.P. OK Jazz Zala Sportif
Kante Manfila et Son Orchestre Horoya, Para Fina Mobalou, etc.
El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico Un Verano en Nueva York
Jude Jean & g. Benoit Ki Lang ou Pale
Trio Select Gros Bambou
Volo Volo Madan Marie
Georgette Panz & Rantamplan Bikutsi Girls
Isidore Tamwo Emancipee Mariama
Gnonnas Pedro Hommage a Omar Bongo
Meiway Gabon
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Groove Time Playlist 6.16.18

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Playlists |

Pinheiro’s African Salsa Orchestra Paysan
Africando w. Olomide Mopao
Africando w. Pape Fall Yay Boy
Malage de Lugendo Enfin
Koffi Olomide Avion
Orchestre Kiam Maketa
Los Angeles Azules Dr. Psiquiatra
Grupo Mono Blanco El Buscapies
Subelo Cuba Carambuko
Malagasy Guitar Masters Volo Hazo
Jaojoby Tsy Zanakra Mpanarivo
Rex Lawson Jolly Papa
Prince Nico Mbarga Good Father
Horace Silver Song for My Father
Howlin’ Wolf Rockin’ Daddy
J Paul Jr. & the Zydeco Nubreeds Who Ya Daddy
Fela Kuti Shuffering & Shmiling
Desmond Dekker Honour Your Mother & Father
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Groove Time Playlist 6.9.18

Posted by on Jun 11, 2018 in Playlists |

Roberto Delgado y Ruben Blades Como Esta Miguel
Michael Stuart Yo Soy Neuva York
Saoco Lejos del Batey
Mokoomba Muzwile
Pengaudzoke Sahwira
Jonas Gwanga Barunga
Professor Rhythm Uskamosothotsa
Makgonatshole Band Khupa Marama
Sam Mangwana Tchimurenga Zimbabwe
Thomas Mapfumo Swerengoma
Zaiko Langa Langa Moselebende
Diblo Dibala Malembe
Herbie Mann Summertime
Invisible System Koyate
Etran Finatawa Matinfa
Andrea Brachfeld Fajardo Medley
Mokoomba Kulindiswe
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Groove Time Playlist 6.2.18

Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 in Playlists |

Grupo Folklorico Justi Barreto Canto Elegua
Konkere Beats Bata Drum Ensemble
Eddie Bobe Rumba Para Los Olu Bata
Dick & Deedee The Mountain’s High
Thomas Mapfumo & Blacks Unlimited Tinodanana
Sila & The AfroFunk Experience Wanibamba
Verkys & l’Orchestre Veve Ya Nini
Franco & le T.P. OK Jazz Mamba
Mokoomba Misozi
Zimbabwe Cha Cha Cha Kings Vimbiso
Leonard Dembo & Barura Express Venenziya
I.K. Dairo & His Blue Spots Omo Owa Ijesha
King Sunny Ade & His African Beats Tolongo
Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers Awa Ewe Iwoyi
Carusito Union de Reyes (Malanga Murio)
Chappotin y sus Estrellas Yo Si Como Candela
Los Corraleros de Majagual El Pato y La Pata
Septeto Santiaguero Yo Si Tumbo la Mata
Dadou Pasquet Superstition
Haitiando Maria Christina
Silvertones Them a Grumble
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Groove Time Playlist 5.26.18

Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 in Playlists |

The estimable Derek Rath Sat in for today’s show.  See how good he did?

Caravana Cubana Anga y Jimmy
Jon Hendricks Jive Samba
Folk & Revere Fotihouse
Bossacucanova Consolacao
Sambasonics Falador Passa Mal/Buchicho
King Tubby & Prince Jammy King Tubby’s In Fine Style
Kid Frost La Raza
The Tao of Groove Mulatica Mia
Mas Mamones Hey Boogaloo
Boogaloo Assassins No No No
The Twinkle Brothers Jahoviah
L’Orchestre Central International Jane Jaber
Black Santiago Paulina
Michel Pineiro Atchegbe
Orchestre Poly Rythmo de Cotonou Moulon Devia
Max De Castro A Historia Da Morena…
Timbalada Tugu Du Du
Grupo Batuque Torcida de Flamengo
Free Radicals Survival of the Obvious
Toots & The Maytals Broadway Jungle
Phantom Dancehall Jah Dub
Brownout Fight the Power
The Skatalites Ball O’Fire
D’Angelo Water No Get Enemy
Duro Ikujenyo Surulere
Mokoomba Welelye
Ibio Sound Machine Got to Move, Got to Get Out
Sly & The Family Stone I Don’t Know
Little Sister You’re the One
Sly & The Family Stone I Want to Take You Higher
Anthony H Organ Feel
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Groove Time Playlist 5.19.18

Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 in Playlists |

Chocolate Prefiero el Son
Caravana Cubana Chucho Carabail
Etta James Stormy Weather
Orquesta Aragon Bruca Manigua
The Marcels Blue Moon
Thomas Mapfumo Handimrotya
Speedometer Rubberneck
Chromeo Must’ve Been
Bhundu Boys Hupenyu Hwangu
Mokoomba Kulindiswe
Okaidja Afroso Akamo Nnane
Abdul Tee-Jay Cee O Ley-Ley
Candido Oyeoba Palm Wine
Tabu Ley Rochereau Matinda Mati
Bavon Marie Marie Mobembo Bolowa
Abby Surya Mbongou
Tchico Tchicaya Mon Enfant
Johnny Nash Ooh What a Feeling
Jmale Tosh Fire Corner
Shal Marshall Splinters
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Groove Time Playlist 5.5.18

Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 in Playlists |

Angelique Kidjo was in town, so the playlist heavily favored her efforts.

La India de Oriente Alla en el Batey
Celia Crua y Sonora Matancera Me Voy a Pinar del Rio
Los Aragoncitos de Cienfuegos Tunas/Bayamo
Laba Sosseh et Orquesta Aragon Viva Africa
Kidjo Wemba Manu Ami Oh
Angelique Kidjo & Alicia Keys Afrika
Angelique Kidjo Congoleo
Angelique Kidjo Once In a Lifetime
Little Eva The Loco Motion
The Orlons Wah Watusi
Aicha Kone Kiriba
Abby Surya Tant Pis pour Toi
Average White Band Pick Up the Pieces
Jujuba Flash
The Funk Ark Hey Mamajo
M’Mah Sylla Di la N’gara
Les Bay-Fall de Guinee Lamban et Frokaba
Tabu Ley Rochereau Mokitiana Ya Wendo
Trio De Pa Kos Tango Ya la Vie
Nyboma Niki Bue
Theo Blaise Kounkou Faute Ya Ntima
Dan Zanes & Angelque Kidjo Jamaica Farewell
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The Reggae Show Playlist 4.21.18

Posted by on Apr 22, 2018 in Playlists |

The Ethiopians Reggae Hit the Town
The Ethiopians What We Gonna Do
Peter Tosh & Winston Scotland Maga Dog/Skanky Dog
The Silvertiones Them a Grumble
Stranger & Patsy `Down by the Train Line
The Mighty Diamonds Payaca
The Heptones Sweet Talkin’
Toots & The Maytals Sweet & Dandy
Justin Hinds & Tommy McCook Soul Movement
Aston Barrett & The Wailers Cobra Style
Apache Indian Boom Shakalak
Chaka Demus, Pliers & Jack Radics Twist & Shout
Isley Brothers Twist & Shout
Lee Perry Sweets for My Sweet
CJ Lewis Sweets for My Sweet
The Drifters Sweets for My Sweet
Pioneers Trouble Deh a Bush
The Ethiopians Mek You Go On So
The Pyramids Mosquito Bite
The Silvertones Earth a Run Red
Singing Diane Amio
Bebe Manga Ami-O
Peter Tosh Legalize It
Mighty Diamonds Pass the Kutchie
Tommy McCook Grass Roots
Capleton Ganja Call
The Upsetters Dollar in the Teeth
Sound Imperium No Work for Babylon
Stanley Beckford Feel Like Jumpin’
Sons of Mystro Feel Like Jump[ing
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Groove Time Playlist 4.21.18

Posted by on Apr 22, 2018 in Playlists |

Grupo Afrocuba de Matanzas Palo Yaya
Shirley Ellis The Nitty Gritty
Telmary Diaz Que Equivocao
Orchesrtre Tropicana Ti Jocelyne
Skah Shah Ede M’Rele
Youlou Mabiala Ma Vie, Ta Vie
Ya Dino Fany Bolingo
Zaiko Langa Langa fievre Mondo
Orchestre Rock-a-Mambo Iyele
Linda Leida Jovenes del Muelle
Afro Cuban All Stars Alto Songo
Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe Egwu Ogolo
Oliver de Coque Igwe Buike
Benyoro Kulanjan
Ali Farka Toure & Toumani Diabate Kaira
AfroCubism Mali Cuba
Ricardo Drue Tun Tun
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Groove Time Playlist 4.14.18

Posted by on Apr 21, 2018 in Playlists |

Orquesta Akokan Otro Nivel
Beny More Que Buena Baila Usted
Machito El Yerbero
Tito Puente Guaguanco Margarito
Tito Rodriguez Mama Guela
Bana OK Malalisa J’ai Peur
Sam Mangwana Transberos
Franco & T.P. OK Jazz Ayant Droit
Max Severin & Henri Debs Dankit ou Bokit
Phil Control Chimin l’Anmou
Souskay Zouk a gogo
Sally Nyolo Bikoutsi
Queen Eteme Bikutsi Show
John Coltrane Quartet Afro Blue
Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Last Revolutionary
Femi Kuti Africa Will Be Great Again
Gangbe Brass Band Remember Fela
Ikenga Long Live Africa
New York Ska Jazz Ensemble Take Five
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Groove Time Playlist 4.7.18

Posted by on Apr 21, 2018 in Playlists |

Celia Cruz & Johnny Pacheco La Vara y la Moneda
Mbilia Bel Cadence Mudanda
Malage de Lugendo Sadara
Clyde McPhatter Lover Please
The Miracles Mickey’s Monkey
Nyboma Mwandido Double Double
Jacob Desvarieux Ou le
Howlin’ Wolf Smokestack Lightning
Arsenio Rodriguez Baila Simbale
Mahlathini Bayasimenmeza
Dede Saint-Prix Mise sa
Zin Toukole
Coupe Cloue Donki
Franky Vincent Tu Veux Mon Zizi
African Swingers Emuva
Makgona Tshole Band Khupa Marama
Didi M Winnie Madikizela Mandela
Tabu Ley Mbiliua Bel w/ Afrisa Sisi Mandela
Robert Mitchum From a Logical Point of View
Chuck Brown Day-O
Jimmy Soul If You Wanna Be Happy
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Groove Time Playlist 3.17.18

Posted by on Apr 21, 2018 in Playlists |

Here’s a tip of the hat to the Irish

Gay McKeon & Alexander Mendez John Henry
The Chieftains Santiago de Cuba
Las Maravillas de Mali Rendezvous Chez Fatimata
La Charanga Santiguera Lo Que Le Gusta a la Nina
Jackie Wilson Danny Boy
Dervish Jig Songs
The Dominoes Bobby Sox Baby
Paul Mwanga Tukanga Nzila
Lunasa Pontevedra to Carcarosa
Van Morrison Brown Eyed Girl
Vitamin String Quartet Brown Eyed Girl
Them Gloria
The Wailin’ Jennys Long Time Traveler
Planxty The Jolly Beggar
The Gloaming The Rolling Wave
Pipers Gathering Two Step/Lonesome Jig
Neil Martin & Ray Gallen Cragi’s Pipes/The Bush in Bloom
Afro Celt Sound System Whirl-Y-Reel
Manden Express Djarabi
Thalweg Irish Gnawa
Paddyrasta Molly Malone
Ernest Ranglin Nuh True
Richard Bona Bolingo
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Groove Time Playlist 3.10.18

Posted by on Apr 21, 2018 in Playlists |

The wonderfully open-eared Derek Rath did this.

Depiano Gouvernement Ya Congo
Remmy Ongala Nasikitika
Samba Mapangala & Virunga Nipigie Simu
Urbano de Castro Merengue Rebita
Edamame Clade
Brenda Navarette Baba Eleggua
Brenda Navarette Cachita
Mista Savona Chan Chan
Mista Savona Candela
Zulu 9.30 & Mad Preofessor Huellas
Tony Selektah Half Colombian Half Mexican Bandit
La Misa Negra Pistola
Umberto Echo Feelavibe
Cheikh Lo Boul Di Tagale
Leila Gobi An N’ga
Les Filles de Illighadad Inssegh Inssegh
Tommy Tucker High Heel Sneakers
Prince Conley I’m Going Home
Nathan Bartell Top Going Down, Bottom Going Up
African Music Machine Black Water Gold
Natural Self My Heart Beats
Wizboyy Ofuasia Oyoyo
Thornato No Problem
Faba Loba Luz de la Candela
Icient Warrior Sweat Like This
Orchestra Makassy Mambo Bado
DJ Jose Marquez & Celia Cruz Herencia Africana
Noiseshaper Dunk
Lee Dorsey Everything I Do Goh Be Funky
War L.A. Sunshine
P.J. Morton Everything’s Gonna Be Alright
Orlando Julius & Heliocentrics In the Middle
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Groove Time Playlist 2.24.18

Posted by on Feb 25, 2018 in Playlists |

Israel Lopez & Nino Rivera Oye Mi Tres Montuno
Nino Rivera Cha Cha Cha Montuno
Cuco Valoy & Roberto Torres Celitos Baratos
Guayacan Guyacan Vallenato
Los Ahijados El Lunar
Orchestre Viva la Musica Reference
Bana O.K. Gege Fula
Skah Shah Caroline
Antibalas Gold Rush
Femi Kuti Africa Will Be Great Again
Tal National Pama
Percussioney Toqui Pra Yanssan
Beija Flor Monstro E Aquela Que Nao Sabe Amar
Aaron ‘Voice’ St Louis Year for Love
The Incredible Myron  B Talking Parang
Machel Montano & Superblue Soca Kingdom
BP Renegades Year for Love
Djeneba et Fousco Kono
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Alma del Barrio Playlist 2.24.18

Posted by on Feb 25, 2018 in Playlists |

Elena Burke Son al Son
Charanga la Tapa Papa Montero
Guillermo Portabales Oye Mi Son
La India de Oriente Junto a un Canaveral
Roberto Torres Nostalige Guajira/Oye Mi Son
Kekele Yoka Biso
Willie Colon Ghana’E
The Latin Brothers Fuma el Barco
The Latin Brothers Pegaso
Peregoyo y su Combo Vacana Descarga Vacana
Fania All Stars Descarga Fania
Caridad Hierrezuelo Guarapo, Pimienta y Sal
Las D’Aida Yenyere Cumae/El Bombon de Elena
Espiritu Burlon Espiritu Burlon
Celia Cruz & Johnny Pacheco Canto a la Habana
Don Gonzalo Fernandez Repicao
Faustino Oramas Cuidado con el Perro
Geraldo Rios Cantaloop
Cachao Guajira de Mi Corazon
Elio Reve y su Charangon Suave Suavecito
Estrellas de Areito Para Mi Cuba Yo Traigo un Son
Miguelito Cuni Prefiero el Son
Leyendas de Cuba Rico Son Cubano
Hector Lavoe Songorocosongo
Hansel y Raul Kuku-Cha Ku-Cha
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Groove Time Playlist 2.17.18

Posted by on Feb 25, 2018 in Playlists |

The esteemed Jimi Hori, producer and host of Land of a Thousand Dances, filled in most admirably this week.  Here’s the goodness you got:

SZA featuring Travis Scott Love Galore
Aretha Franklin Tracks of My Tears
Miles Davis & Robert Glasper Maiysha
Marku Ribas Zi Zambi
Kasami Washington Integrity
Dr. Victor Olaiya Kinringjinbin
Ebony Sisters Let Me Tell You Boy
Javier Estrada Guerrero
Foxy Brown Whip Appeal
Joy-Tones This Love
Erasmo Carlos Vida Antiga
Rochereau & Franco Kabaselle in Memoriam
Gladstone Anderson & Lynn Tait Love Me Forever
Zara McFarlane Peace Begins Within
Perdu Need Some Money
Tanya St. Val Tamboo
Crown Heights Affair Far Out
Llans Thelwell & The Celestials Free for All
Jorge Ben Vendredor de Bananas, etc.
Orchestra Super Mazembe Nanga
Dave Barker Your Own Thing
Antibalas Gold Rush
Tommy McCook & The Supersonics Ranglin on Bond Street
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Groove Time Playlist 2.10.18

Posted by on Feb 11, 2018 in Playlists |

It’s Mardi Gras and Carnival Time!

Fredy Omar con su Banda Mardi Gras Mambo
Cubanismo Mother in Law
Calypso Rose Banana
John Boutte Treme Song
The Hawketts Mardi Gras Mambo
Mardi Gras BB Funfin’ Up Your Mardi Gras
Professor Longhair Go To the Mardi Gras
Eddie Bo I Know You Mardi Gras
Rockin’ Dopsie They All Ask for You
Clifton Chenier Josephine Par Se Ma Femme
The Meters Hey Pocky Way
Rebirth Brass Band Do Whatcha Wanna
Calypso Rose Do Dem Back
Calypsociation Steelband Do Dem Back
Protector Spanish Party
Swallow Borokeet Woman
Skah Shah Kanaval la Rive
Luc Leandry Vaval a Texaco
Duke Work It Up
Martinho da Vila Canta Canta Minha Gente
Dom Um Romao & Jadir de Castro Kaxctribalim
Alo Brasil Shake
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Alma del Barrio Playlist 2.10.18

Posted by on Feb 11, 2018 in Playlists |

Charangamania!

Tipica Novel Llego la Charanga
Charanga de la 4 Soy Campesino
Charanga la Tapa Macorina
Alfredo de la Fe Affiba
Hermanos Izquerido Me Tienian Amarrao
Jesusito Bluchipluma Na Ma
Orquesta Broadway El Bailarin
Charanga Charanga Mix No.3
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Groove Time Playlist 2.3.18

Posted by on Feb 4, 2018 in Playlists |

Guajira con Tumbao Fania All Stars
Corso y Montuno Johnny Pacheco
Pape Fall & African Salsa Suma Yool
Boncana Maiga Africando Nada Mas
Koffi Olomide & Papa Wemba Mi Amor
Mayaula Mayoni Alpha B.C.
Papa Wet Na Timba
Rantamplan Bikutsi Panache
Gregorio Uribe Big Band Ya Comenzo la Fiesta
Aniceto y sus Fabulosos Guajira Enamorada
Chuck Berry Brown Eyed Handsome Man
Guy One Yelmengere de la Gu’usi
Brick Dusic
Toto Bona Lokua Tann Tanbou A
Marissa Tim Tim Por Tim Tim
Yemi Alade Bum Bum
Wenge Musica BCBG Promesse Bouboule
Verky’s Veve Mama Na Fuki
Los Mocosos El Gran Skalsero
Baba Brooks Twilight Zone
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Groove Time Playlist 1.20.18

Posted by on Jan 29, 2018 in Playlists |

Ritmo y Canto Guiro por Ochun
Celeste Mendoza La Mujer de Antonio
Tabu Ley & African Fiesta National L’Age d’Amour
Clyde McPhatter Rock & Cry
Celia Cruz & Sonora Matancera Me Voy a Pinar del Rio
The Drifters Sweets for My Sweet
Mirian Makeba Mbube
Major Lance Um,Um,Um,Um,Um,Um
Roy Orbison Dream Baby
Samba Mapangala Obama Ubarikiwe
Marvin Gaye Can I Get a Witness
Malage de Lugendo Sadara
Terry Linen No Time to Linger
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Groove Time Playlist 1.27.18

Posted by on Jan 29, 2018 in Playlists |

Here’s our tribute to Hugh Masekela:

Hugh Masekela Bring Him Back Home
Paris-Soweto Stokvel Jive
Solomon Linda Mbube
Tales of Marimba Mama Africa
Miriam Makeba Pata Pata
Tsepo Tshola Mbube
Leon Thomas Song for My Father
Hugh Masekela Hikiki
Hugh Masekela Tamati So So
Hugh Masekela Uptownship
Mahlathini & the Mahotella Queens Umkhovu
Obed Ngobeni & the Kahrula Sisters Imuongori
Brenda Fasse Sum’ Bulala
Hugh Masekela Ha Se Le
Louis Armstrong & Sy Oliver Skokiann
Hugh Masekela Grazing in the Grass
Abdullah Ibrahim Soweto
Masekela & Jo’burg Street Band Awe Mfana
Masekela & Miatta Fahinbulleh Tapo-Baranta
Basil Coetzee Next Stop Soweto
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Alma del Barrio Playlist 1.27.18

Posted by on Jan 29, 2018 in Playlists |

Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca Te Traigo un Son
Africando Lindas Africanas
Elio Reve y Su Charangon Changui Original
Aurita Castillo Chambacu
Toto La Mompasina El Pescador
Omar Sosa Africa Madre Viva
Grupo Afro Boricua Afro Boricua
Cortijo y su Combo Perico
Mon Rivera & Willie Colon Se Te Quemo la Casa
Joe Arroyo Las Cajas
Jane Bunnett Kiriba
Andrea Brachfeld Rumba Cha
Cuban Dreams Band El Que Sembra su Maiz
Charanga de la 4 Manzanillo
Los Nemus del Pacifico La Lengua Viperina
Fernando Lavoy Pegaditos
SAR All Stars Campanitias de Cristal
Conjunto Crema Canalon
Perico Hernandez El Guaguanco de Mi Tierra
Orquesta Aragon Bailando Sucu Sucu
Estrellas de la Charanga La Melcocha
Machete y Cana Pita Camion
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Alma del Barrio & Groove Time Playlist 1.13.18

Posted by on Jan 15, 2018 in Playlists |

Duo Los Compadres Vicenta
Renecito Avich Vicenta
Pete El Conde Los Compadres
Changui Majadero Nengon de Changui
Elio Reve Carlito Buey
Pacho Alonso El Guayabero
O. Original de Manzanillo Manzanillo
O. Tipica Ideal Ritmo Changui
Manny Oquendo Mejor Que Nunca
Nelson Gonzalez Son Mundano
Maraca Me Gusta Mas El Son
Chocolate Machinambe
Conjunto Clasico con Tito Nieves Piraguero
Mongo Santamaria Miss Patti
Los Soneros del Gallo Seguro No Hay Na’
Orquesta Broadway No Se Va A Poder
Papaito En Guantanamo
Ray Barretto Guarare
Pape Fall & African Salsa Diongoma Senegal
Les Bantous de la Capitale Makambo Mible
Septeto Tipico Spirituano Fufunando
Septeto Nacional Ignacio Pinero Consuelate Como Yo
Dou Los Compadres Mujere Conmigo Van a Acabar
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Groove Time Playlist 1.6.18

Posted by on Jan 15, 2018 in Playlists |

Here we continue with a batch of more noteworthy releases from 2017:

Orchestre Les Mangalepa Kanemo
Mory Kante Mama
Leila Gobi Deidi Dadada
Oumou Sangare Djoukourou
Soweto Soul Mbaqanga
Toko Telo Toy Raha Toy
Chicago Afrobeat Project Cut the Infection
Vieux Farka Toure Mariam
Afous d’Afous Amidinine
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Groove Time Playlist 12.30.17

Posted by on Jan 15, 2018 in Playlists |

Here are some noteworthy pieces that came out in 2017:

Orchestre Baobab Foulo
Dayme Arocena La Rumba Me Llamo Yo
Franco & T.P. OK Jazz Balingaka Ngaite
Jupiter & Okwess Musonsu
Blay Amboley Teacher
Aurelio Laru Baya
Awa Poulo Djulau
Songhoy Blues Mali Nord
Ranky Tanky Ranky Tanky
Makoomba Muzwile
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Groove Time Playlist 12.23.17

Posted by on Dec 30, 2017 in Playlists |

Estrellas de Areito Yo Si Como Candela
Caravana Cubana Sal Ya del Monte
Joseph Spence Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Peter Pop Lundback Swahili Silent Night
The Klezmer Conservancy Oh Chanukah Oh Chanukah
Africn Gospel Choir Avak Avak
The Headhunters Kwanzaa
Tatopani African Christmas
African Children’s Choir Bolingo
Tabu Ley Rochereau Likambo Ya Moknda
Papa Noel Bel Ami
Diktam Ansam Pou Noel
Les Vikings d’Haiti Joyeux Noel
Luc Leandry Noel en Kompa
Manuela Pioche & Henri Debs Allez Mon Voisin a la Creche
Fundo de Quintal Presente de Natal
Toque de Prima Natal Imperiano
Machel Montano Soca Santa
Lord Nelson Party for Santa Claus
Smokey Burke Drink a Rum
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Groove Time Playlist 12.16.17

Posted by on Dec 20, 2017 in Playlists |

Charanga Colonial La Sitiera
Monguito El Unico Se Muere Fermin
Africando Lindas Africanas
Gnonnas Pedro La Combinacion de Gnonnas
Tabu Ley Rochereau Bonanne na Noel
Malage de Lugendo Sadara
Simaro Massiya Lutumba Affaire Kitikwala
Papa Wemba Kitida
Orchestre Yamba Yamba Beto Ba Ma Nsenga
Cuban Marimba Band Ndiyo Hali Ya Dunia
Fela Kuti Trouble Sleep
Marie Jo Martin Bele Nwel
Kasika & Benzo Nwel Fonkako
The Seraph Choir Toyemba Noel
Alfred St. John Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
The Esso Trinidad Steelband Gloria in Excelsis
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Alma del Barrio Playlist 12.16.17

Posted by on Dec 20, 2017 in Playlists |

Patato feat Orlando Watusi Felice Navidad
Arsenio y Chano Pozo Los Guaperos en Yatera
Cachao y su Conjunto Bailando entre Espumas
The Cuban Masters Ensemble A Comer con Manteca
Tta Guines y su Grupo Cubano Chacata Ya Llego
Fruko y sus Tesos La Maquina del Sabor
Alfredo de la Fe & Fruko Ritmo Sabroso
Charanga la Tapa Vamanos Pa’l Monte
Arsenio Rodriguez Cangejo Fvue a Estudiar
Son Yambu Cangrejo
Septeto Nacional Mueve la Cintura
Vieja Trova Santiaguera Capulito de Alelli
La Familia Valera Miranda Para Ti Nengon
Joan Soriano La Vecenita
Los Rumberos del Caribe Tumba la Cana
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Groove Time Playlist 12.9.17

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017 in Playlists |

Sierra Maestra La Yuca de Casimiro
Riba Dempel Cara Bunita
Le Ry-Co Jazz Sapo Pepo
Cuban Marimba Band Ndiyo Hali Ya Dunia
Elegance Jazz Ngalula
Richie Valens Come On Let’s Go
Los Nacionales de Francisco gatica El Balaju
S.E. Rogie Toomus Merehmereh Nor Good
Otis Redding Merry Christmas Baby
The Chanters No No No
Lucky Strike Sisters Mr. J S Mpanza
Rex Lawson Tamuno Bo Ibro Ma
Sulay Abubakar Yamba Ley
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Groove Time Playlist 12.2.17

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Playlists |

Papa Noel Africa Mokili Mobimba
Los Van Van Y Que Tu Crees
Orquesta Original de Manzanillo Guayabita del Pinar
Africando Lindas Africanas
Kekele Yoka Biso
Gnnonas Pedro Kande Vie
Tchico Tchicaya El Manicero Se Va
Koffi Olomide La Foudre
Chappotin Y Miguelito Cuni Lechon y Bachata
Cachao Felicidades/Bomba de Navidad
Saoco Papa Montero
Bobby Rodriguez Maria Cristina
Conjunto Modelo Casimiro
Colette Michaan Medoune Khoule
Syran Mbenza Cherie Bondowe
Franco et T.P. OK Jazz Cherie Bondowe
Guillermo Portabales Oye Mi Son
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Alma del Barrio Playlist 12.2.17

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Playlists |

Papaito El Son Te Llama
Estrellas Caiman Tumbao Caiman
Conjunto Candela Todo el Mundo Quiere Bailar
Conjunto Crema Pescadores de Camarones
Abelardo Barroso El Guajiro de Cunagua
Orquesta Broadway No Se Va Poder
Colon 264 Masculino y Femenina
Rolando la Serie Ay, Se Paso la Serie
Conjunto Yumuri Guampampiro
Charlie Rodrigue y Ray Reyes El Cachatero
Manny Oquendo y Libre El Son
Babby Matos Nadie Baila Com Yo
Los Van Van Ya Tu Campana No Suena
Sonora Carruseles Mosaico 2 Salsa y Control/Fe
La Son Charanga El Sopon
La Charanga Rubalcaba Mosaico Cubano
Orquesta Broadway Pa’ Africa
Roberto Torres El Comelon
Soaco Papa Montero
Chappotin y Miguelito Cuni Lechon y Bachata
Cachao Felicidades/Bomba de Navidad
Bobby Rodriguez y La Nueva Comania Marie Cristina
Conjunto Modelo Casimiro
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The Reggae Show Playlist 11.18.17

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Playlists |

Victor Essiet & The Mandators Mi Friends
Majek Fashek African Unity
African Simba Protect I
Orits Williki Fight the Fire
Peterside Ottong Where Are the Prophets?
Daddy Showkey Fire Fire
Ziggy Marley What a Wonerful World
Bob Marley & The Wailers Is This Love
Maytals & Dragonaires Bam Bam
The Clarendonians Rudie Bam Bam
The Corporation Walking Through Jerusalem
The Melodians Dapne Walking
King Stitt Gimmie Gimmie
Scotty Draw Your Brakes
Ernest Ranglin Stop That Train
Pluto Shervington Ramgoat Liver
Stranger & Patsy Hog In A Cocoa
Stranger Cole Run Joe
Justin Hinds & The Dominoes Carry Go Bring Come
Laurel Aitkin Pussy Price Gone Up
Sophia George Girlie Girlie
The Sexy Girls Another Ride
Shaggy The Only One
Starlights & Stanley Beckford Soldering
Max Romeo Wet Dream
Desmond Dekker Pickney Gal
Dave & Ansel Collins Double Barrel
Desmond Dekker & The Aces Licking Stick
Desmond Dekker & The Aces Hippopotamus
Derick Morgan Conquering Ruler
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Groove Time Playlist 11.18.17

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Playlists |

Fernando Lavoy      El Mensajero
Primitivo Santos     Soy Quisqueyano
Maraca y Yumuri    Ven Vamos a Bailar
Fruko y sus Tesos   Los Patulekos
Mary Wells              Bye Bye Baby
Kosmos Moutouari Madou Sesselesse
Ike & Tina Turner  Good Bye, So Long
Tio De Pa Kos & O. Le Peuple  M’boka M’boka
Wuta Mayi               Tout Mal Se Pale Ici Bas
Nyboma & Kamale  Zatcha
Quatre Etioles         Mawa na Ngai
unk. Bata Drums
I.K. Dairo & His Blue Spots.  Omo Owa Ijesha
Dele Ojo                 Jekoyewa
Biodun Ayinde Bakare  E To Ju Omo Yin
Easy Kabaka Brown  Ibi Dyna
Baba Ken Okulolo    Moti Gboro
King Sunny Ade       Oro Yi Bale
Victor Essiet & The Mandators   Mi Friends
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Groove Time Playlist 10.28.17

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Playlists |

King Floyd  Groove Me
Cachao y su Conjunto A la Loma de Belen
Alberto Zayas Cumaye
Crown Records Studio Group Oh! Dodger, Go! Dodger
Chris Kenner Land of 1000 Dances
Bana OK Malalise J’ai Peur
Mose Se Sengo Bana Ba Congo
The Kolettes Who’s That Guy
Mpongo Love Onyati
Etta James & Sugar Pie DeSanto In the Basement
Millie Small My Boy Lollipop
Cortijo y Kako y sus Tamboras Ure Caracoles
Baba Gaston Illunga Illunga
Tabou Combo Independence Chacha
Kekele Tapale
Fats Domino My Girl Josephine
Fats Domino The Fat Man
Professor Longhair Tipitina
Huey Piano Smith Don’t You Just Know It
Fats Domino Whole Lotta Loving
Blind Roosevelt Graves Skippy Whippy
Big Mama Thornton Hound Dog
Sister Rosetta Tharpe Strange Things Happen Everyday
Louis Jordan & His Tympani Five Saturday Night Fish Fry
Roy Brown Good Rocking Tonight
Fats Domino I’m Walkin’
Shirley & Lee Everybody’s Rockin’
Fats Domino Swanee River Hop
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Groove Time Playlist 10.14.17

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Playlists |

Septeto Santiaguero Esa Nina, Que Cintura
Orquesta Reve Mi Ritmo Changui
Don & Juan What’s Your Name
Little Anthony & The Imperials Shimmy Shimmy Ko-Ko Bop
LC & The Wigglers Linstead Market/Day-O
Bo Diddley Bo Diddley
Tabu Ley Rochereau Rendez Vous Chez Labas
Totico y sus Rumberos What’s Your Name
Tabu Ley Maze
Franco & Tabu Ley Chacun Pour Soi
Karmapa Prolongation
Isifi Lokole Kania
Bantu Clan & Sarabi Africa Ni Leo
John Bosco Mayiga Aso Bodo Konye
Bernard Kabanda Ssalongo Saba Saba
Mathew Amone Watmon Otwenge
Josephine Premice Yellow Bird
Hubert Porter Iron Bar/Mas Charley Bell
Lord Pretender Never Ever Worry
Count Lasher Slide Mongoose
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Groove Time Playlist 9.30.17

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Playlists |

Bomba con Travadores Paraiso Borincano
Ismael Rivera La Perla
Arsenio Rodriguez Project Suavecito
Orchestre Rock-a-Mambo Oye Jacqui
Orchestre Les Ya Tupas Pas Possible Mati
Emile Biayende Me na ni Sola
Kekele Dido
Orchestre Lipwa Lipwa Amba
Fere Gola Okalikota
Pepe Kalle, Nyboma & Empire Bakuba Botika Ngai
Ya Dino Ndengue Moko
Dindo Yogo Clara
Patrik Saint Eloi Cheche
Timothey Herelle Makaque
Tekno Rara
Rayce 21 Love
Luc Leandry Zouk Folk
Shadow Columbus Lied
Calypso Rose Mama Coming Down
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Groove Time Playlist 9.23.17

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Playlists |

Orquesta Tipica Ideal Gabon
Charanga de la 4 Guantanamo
Johnny Pacheco Oyeme Mulata
Fela Kuti Shakara
Ikenga Shakara School Girl
King Sunny Ade Sunny Special
Dorothy Love Coates I Won’t Let Go
Anastacia Mukabwa & Rose Muhando Manamba
Trio Da Kali & Kronos Quartet Eh Ya Ye
Bada Seck Nguewel
Oghene Kologbo &Afrobeat Academy Fortunate
The Souljazz Orchestra Dog Eat Dog
Chicago Afrobeat Project Cut the Infection
Cubanos en la Red Rita la Caimana
El General Tu Pum Pum
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Groove Time Playlist 9.16.17

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Playlists |

Yoruba Andabo Abakua
Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe Gwam Okwu
Oliver De Coque Nke Nakpa Onye
Mayaula Mayoni Yambula
Sam Mangwana Felicite
Rumbanella Band Kellya
Rochereau & L’Afrisa International Sangana
Mose Se Sengo Solo B’nite
Orlando Canto Sandunguera
Hermanos Izquierdo Mi Tienan Amarrao
Zin O-pa
System Band Ce Zin
Tabou Combo Atansyon Wap Chache
Djakout Mizik Manigueta
Strafe Happy Birthday
Elio Reve y Su Charangon Papa Elegua
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Alma del Barrio Playlist 9.16.17

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Playlists |

Grupo Folklorico Justi Barreto Canto a Elegua
Los Munequitos de Matanzas Saludo a Nueva York
Boogaloo Assassins Do You Wanna Dance
Nilo Espinoza y su Orchesta Baby Boogaloo
Chocolate Lo Que Dice Usted
Conjunto Candela Galletana
Chuito el de Bayamon No Creo en Amigos
Carlos Embale & Septeto Nacional Echale Salsita
Septeto Santiaguero & El Canario Gusto y Sabor
Perez Prado Que Rico el Mambo
Jose Alberto El Canario Canario Mambo Mix
Henry Fiol Si Tu Cocinas Como Caminas
Jose Conde y Ola Fresca Ay Que Rico
Son Yambu Cangrejo
Arsenio Rodriguez Project Dile a Catalina
Santiago Ceron Lindo Yambu
Roberti Torres Mi Yambu
Tipica Novel El Cartero
Charanga la Tapa Macorina
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Groove Time Playlist 9.9.17

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in Playlists |

Willie Colon Pa’ Colombia
Los Nemus del Pacifico Lindas y Bellas
Orquesta Guyacan Oiga Mira Vea
La Sonora Dinamita Para Ti Calena
Orchestre Moja One Dunia Ni Duara
Pepe Kalle & Empire Bakuba Souvenir Mpoli
Andres Segovia Greensleees
Stanley Jordan Eleanor Rigby
Diblo Dibala Diblo’seri
Mode Success Pitie
Zin Toukole
Lakol Siwei Lan Wei Ou
Daan Junior Weekend Dous
Alan Cave & Zin Lage’m
Mass Kompa Kwa Pam
Tribu Baharu Amor Champetetuo
Maalem Mahmoud Gania Shaba Kouria
Danan Hargeysa Uur Hooyo
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Groove Time Playlist 9.2.17

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in Playlists |

These two hours of musical goodness brought to you by the ever tasteful Mr. Derek Rath:

Eddie Palmieri Jibarita y Su Son
Tiburon Morales Reunion de Cantores
Eliana Cuevas Poderosa
Edamame Kishi Kaisei
Bonga & Lura Mulemba Xangola
Kante Manfila Makoura
Wizboyy Ofuasia Salambala
Chiwoniso Gomo
Orchestra Simba Wanyika Nakupenda
Nattali Rize Rebel Frequency
Leila Gobo Tibo Gadeina
Dub Gabriel Cali Collie
Ugochi Nwaogwugwu Don’t Mind Them
Chicago Afrobeat Project No Bad News
Manu Dibango & Youssou N’Dour Soul Makossa
The Meters A Message from the Meters
Amadou & Miriam Filaou Bessame
Dona Onete No Meio do Pitiu
DJ Jose Marquez & Joey Pastrana Cotique All Stars
Skatalites Christine Keeler
Cheick Hamala Diabate Prudence
African System Orchestra Nobody Knows Tomorrow
King Sunny Ade Synchro System
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Groove Time Playlist 8.26.17

Posted by on Sep 3, 2017 in Playlists |

Chocolate El Guaguanco de Chocolate
Tito Puente Guaguanco Margarito
Maraca Caramelo a Quilo
Patato San Francisco Tiene Su Proprio Son
Cachao Lindo Yambu
Keletigui Guaguanco a Todos los Barrios
Africando Bogne Sirala
Solomon Ilori Jojolo
Black Bazar Kinshasa Havana
Afia Mala & Orch. Aragon Sweet Africa
Ballou Canta & Luciana Guetele
Bana O.K. Ozangi Biso Lumbo
The Pointer Sisters Fire
Lorna Bennett Breakfast in Bed
Harry Nilsson Coconut
Mavado A Boy Like Me
Jonas Gwangwa Barunga
Mahlathini & Mahotella Queens Mbaqanga
Obed Ngobeni & Kurhula Sisters Kazete
African Swingers Emuva
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Alma del Barrio Playlist 8.26.17

Posted by on Sep 3, 2017 in Playlists |

Richard Egues El Manicero
Pancho Amat El Diablo Tun Tun
Conjunto Modelo Pa’Lo Monte
Totico y El Trabuco La Maquina y el Motor
Carlos Embale Consuelate Como Yo
Patato y Totico Dilo Como Yo
Grupo Folklorico y Experimental Cuba Linda
Clave y Guaguanco Gozalo Como Yo
Perico Hernandez El Guaguanco de Mi Tierra
Chocolate Guaguanco de Chocolate
Tito Puente Guaguanco Margarito
Maraca Caramelo a Quilo
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Groove Time Playlist 8.19.17

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 in Playlists |

Jesusito El Gigante del Timbal
Sam Mangwana Lubamba
Rumbanella Band Sey Sey
Clyde McPhatter A Lover’s Question
Franco & T.P. OK Jazz Osilisi Ngai Mayele
Syran Mbenza & Rumba Kongo Cherie Bondowe
Pamelo Mounk’a & Les Bantous Assetou Oun Djarabi
Trio Madjesi de Sosoliso Coup Franc
Soki Vangu Nzing Zong
Orchestre Veve Nakoma Juste
Engenga Wadikenga
PALO! Al Monte
Orchestre Jamel Bela Lucia
Machado Yo No Camino Mas
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Alma del Barrio Playlist 8.19.17

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 in Playlists |

Rubalcaba Family Descarga No.2
Sierra Maestra Cachito Pa’ Huele
Daniel Ponce Arawe
Orquesta Tipica Novel Maquina
Chano Montes Yo Soy el Tiburon
Conjunto Candela Negro Cimarron
Septeto Santiaguero & Magic Sax Gusto y Sabor
Celia Cruz Contrapunto Musical
Johnny Pacheco El Bacaliboro
Cesta All-Stars El Rinconcito
Conjunto Classico & Tito Nieves Piraguero
Papaito En Guantanamo
Duo Los Compadres Cana Quema
Juan Carlos Alfonso Son Para Ti
Afro Cuban Social Club Tumbaito del Tumbador
Conjunto Crema Son Montuno Sibanicu
Roberto Torres Camina y Ven Pa’ la Loma
Colon 264 Si Tu Sigues Asi/Se Fue P’al Africa
Pupy y Los Que Son Son De la Timba a Pogoloti
Dayren Santamaria Matanzas
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Groove Time Playlist 8.12.17

Posted by on Aug 13, 2017 in Playlists |

Sonora Carruseles Mosaico #2
Johnny Pacheco Charangas
The Eternals Rock ‘n’ Roll Cha Cha
Eduardo Durao & Timbila Ensemble Hinenguela Vanana
Theo Blaise Kpounkou Ca C’est la Vie
Amadou Balake Naaba Kougri
International de Nelly Ngima Piny
D.O. Misiana & Shirati Jazz Kiseru
Les Bantous Ritmo Bantous
Los Diablos Rojos Malambo
Le Ry-Co Jazz Sapo Pepo
Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra El Machete
Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble Pelotera
Chin’s Calypso Sextet Big Boy Instrumental
George Moxley & His Calypso Quintet Dry Weather House
E.T. Mensah & The Tempos Makoma
Professionsl Uhuru Bo Me Nantsew
Ramblers International Woman Wanko
Dan Williams Orchestra & Lord Fly Fan Me Solja Man
Baron Don’t Rock It So
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Groove Time Playlist 8.5.17

Posted by on Aug 6, 2017 in Playlists |

Dave Bass La Comparsa/Mi Montuno
Pedrito Martinez Tributo a Santiago de Cuba
Angelique Kidjo Djovamin Yi
Septeto Sangiaguero Sazonando
Sotomayor Electrico
Kidjo, Wemba, Dibango Ami Oh
Mbilia Bel Lovango
The People Star Onwu Dinjo
Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe Egwu Ogolo
Manu Dibango El Manicero
Bavon Marie Marie Lucie Tozongana
Franco & T.P. OK Jazz Ekaba-Kaba
Youssou N’Dour Dabbaax
Etoile de Dakar Absa Gueye
Salam Diallo Nokoss
Star Band de Dakar Senegal Samareve
Orchestre Baobab Papa Ndiaye
Cheikh Lo Mary Disquette
Toure Kunda E’mma
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Groove Time Playlist 7.22.17

Posted by on Aug 6, 2017 in Playlists |

La Sensacion Cumbia
Sonora Poncena La Pollera Colora
La Sonora del Caribe Barranquillerita
Cumbia All Stars Manzaneando
Booker T. & The MG’s Rinky Dink
Songhoy Blues Mali Nord
Byron Lee & The Dragonaires Soul Limbo
Gary Ranglin Watch It
The Africans Cool Im Dong
Eric Donaldson Blue Boots
Rochereau & Arisa International Chic Choc
Koffi Olomide Tshoutshoutshou
Salamat Mambo el Soudani
Meklit I Want to Sing for Them All
Camarao Orkestra Afoxe
Stephen Osita Amaechi Afro Baby
Professor Wouassa Doumadem
Angelique Kidjo Congoleo
Super Biton de Segou Malamini
O. Regional de Sikasso Mali Senekelaw
The Dap-Kings Casella Walk
Amadou & Miriam Nangaraba
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Groove Time Playlist 7.15.17

Posted by on Aug 6, 2017 in Playlists |

Afrisa International played Los Angeles tonight…and what a show it was!

Orquesta Sensacion Rico Vacilon
La Charanga Cubana Popurri de Cha Cha Cha
Conjunto Costazul Cobarde
Tabu Ley Rochereau African Fiesta Congo
Tabu Ley Rochereau Sorozo
Orchestre Afrisa International Mokolo Nakokufa
Tabu Ley & O. Afrisa International Linda Soleil
Tabu Ley & O. Afrisa International Coup Marteau
Afrisa International Bakwiti
Afrisa International Mela
Mbilia Bel & Tabu Ley Cadence Mudanda
Tabu Ley & Franco Lettre a Mr. Le Directeur General
Shaba Kahamba Sanza Sanza
Empire Bakuba Petshi Pour Ida
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Groove Time Playlist 7.8.17

Posted by on Aug 6, 2017 in Playlists |

Bebe Mangna Ami O
Thierry Mantuika OK Medley
Kass Kass Kass Kass
Pablo Lubadika Motema Eborege
Osadebe Makajo
The Chosen Few Hang On Sloopy
Altiery Dorival Caresse Moin
Orhcestre Tropicana d’Haiti Rendevou Chanpet
Orchestre Septentrional Tribulation
Turbo Zouk De Ti Mo
Ronald Rubinel Zoulou
J. P Marthely We Le
Calypso Rose I Feel Like Dancing
Heptones Save the Last Dance For Me
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Groove Time Playlist 7.1.17

Posted by on Aug 6, 2017 in Playlists |

Johnny Pacheco Suavito
Orquesta Reve Sama
Hermanos Izquierdo Me Tenian Amarrao
Delvis el Salsero Independance Tcha Tcha
Sam Mangwana Felicite
Grand Kalle Indepndance Cha Cha
African Jazz Parafifi
Bana Kin Independence
Orchestre Afrisa International Ma Fille
Dodo Munoko L’Homme de Ma Vie
Tabu Ley Rochereau Monsieur Malonga
Orlando Julius Igbehin Adara
Fanga Noble Tree
Lucky Chops Funkytown/I Feel Good
Zap Mama Take Me Coco
Maezah Love Is the Seventh Wave
Bebo Valdes & Javier Colina Con Poco Coco
Franco & T.P. OK Jazz Liberte
Los Barbaros dl Ritmo Two Coco Make One Dumpling
Bill Monroe Good Bye Old Pal
Roy Shirley Dance Up the Reggae Music
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Groove Time Playlist 6.24.17

Posted by on Aug 6, 2017 in Playlists |

Willie Colon Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon
Pape Fall Suma Yool
La Charanga Santiaguera Lo Que Le Gusta a la Nina
African Fiesta Ngonga Ebeti
Pierre Akendengue Mbelewelee
Soki Vangu Soki Vangu Aye
Djanka Diabate Fote
Damily Nahoda
Comrade Chinx Mose Garirayi
Werrason Grand Coeur
Ghetto Blaster Na Waya
Seun Kuit & Egypt 80 Don’t Give That Stuff To Me
King Sunny Ade Eyi Ma Dun To
William Onyeabor Tell Me What You Want
Timaya M.O.N.E.Y.
LC & The Wigglers Calypso Medley
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Reggae Show Playlist 6.17.17

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Playlists |

Mr. Vegas et al Sweet Jamaica
Terry Linen No Time To Linger
U-Brown Weather Report
Dean Fraser Nice Time
Eek-A-Mouse Virgin Girl
Sophia George Girlie Girlie
Tyrone Evans & The Paragons Lovers Rock Medley
Salty Tic Toc
The Selecter Carry Go Bring Come
The Africans Cool Im Dong
Eric Donaldson Blue Boots
Terry Linen Bam Bam
Maytals Bam Bam
Sang Hugh No Portion a Gal
Starlights & Stanley Beckford Soldering
Bobby Aitkin Rukumbine
Carlene Davis Baby Be True
Claudette & The Corporation Skinheads a Bash Them
Marcia Griffithes Feel Like Jumping
Sons of Mystro Feel Like Jumping
The Skatalites & Margarita Woman a Come
Lady Saw & Shaggy Love Is Strange
Max Romeo War Ina Babylon
The Maytones Throw Down Your Arms
Ernest Ranglin Ball of Fire
Roy Shirley Dance Up the Reggae Music
The Skatalites & Bob Marley Simmer Down
Wailers Maga Dog
Shaggy Day-Oh
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Groove Time Playlist 6.17.17

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Playlists |

Raphy Leavitt y O. La Selecta La Cuna Blanca
Oscar D’Leon Bravo de Verdad
Grupo Niche La Negra No Quiere
Prince Nico Mbarga Good Father
Sam Mangwana Lokosso Ya Nzombe
Franco & T.P. OK Jazz Toujours OK
Rumbanella Band Kellya
Henri Bowane Marie Louise
Nkodo Si Tony Mininga Meyong Mese
Pierre de Moussi Makossa Collection
Luc Leandry Debrider Yo
Kaxxav’ Jenerasion
Jean-Claude Naimro En Balate
Gazman Couleur Adrienne
Djet-X Gagotte La  #2
Haitiando Ban M’ Pa M’ San Dous
Melcochita Solo Mi Padre
Edwin Yearwood Good Time
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Groove Time Playlist 6.10.17

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017 in Playlists |

Ibrahim Ferrer Cienfuegos Tiene Su Guaguanco
Soneros de Verdad A Buena Vista
Buena Vista Social Club De Camino a la Vereda
Wenge Musica BCBG Sourires de Vendeurs
Dindo Yogo Bosana Boum’s
Ferre Gola Apprivoises
Koffi Olomide Nytaquance
Young Holt Unlimited Wack Wack
Kalifa & Koliba Aminata
Jalimadi Kanuteh Jarabi
Orchestre Baobab Papa Ndiaye
Oumou Sow Ciseaux d’Or
Papa Ndiaye Delou Ngeweul
Ladysmith Black Mombazo Vulani Amasango
Freddy Gwala Ezola Bakhala Ngo Sporo
Obed Ngobeni Imuongori
Dub Division African Slow Way
Dubkind Coffee & Rum
The Techniques Day O
Phyllis Dillon Perfidia
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