Groove Time Playlist 12.24.16

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Uncategorized |

This Christmas Eve, a number of Haitian, Antillian and African artists offered their Christmas themed music, but I’ll leave you with just two words for the spirit of the season – Joseph Spence.

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Groove Time Playlist 12.17.16

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Playlists |

Here’s another one from the good Mr. Rath.  This week Derek featured a number of his picks for the Best of 2016.  You could do worse, much worse, than to grab a few of these for yourselves.  You’re welcome.

Aniceto y Sus Fabulosos Guajira Enamorada
Quantic, Flowering Inferno Chambacu
Bahama Soul Club Eleggua
Tassia Reis Meu RapJazz
Alkibar Junior Mbundu 1
Duke The Dentist
Tata Guines y Su Grupo Cubano Chacata, Yo No Camino Mas
Bellino Boss Bossa Nova
Adama Yalomba Nagnumani
Acid Arab La Hafla
Shupa Shupa Epoque Chaleur
Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano Jokoh Jokoh
Etienne de la Sayette Maputo Queen
Snowboy & The Latin Section Tres Tambores
Muyiwa Kunnuji & Osemako Palapala
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band Pimp Version
l’Orchestre Todi National Misumba
Willy Chirino Africa
Konono No. 1 Um Nzonzing
Mateo Kingman Fuerza de Pantera
Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra Salilento
Unified Highway Unified
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Groove Time Playlist 12.3.16

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Playlists |

The keen-eared Derek Rath did this.

Giles Peterson La Mulata Abusadora
Bossacucanova Adeus America
Mickey Hart Dance of the Hunter’s Fire
Alkibar Junior Massinanke
Bahama Soul Club Muevelo Papi
Joe Tatton Trio Bang Bang Boogaloo
Super Jazz des Jeunes Erzulie Oh
Joe Cotto Orchesta Why Not Me
The Kuti Mangoes This Ship Will Sink
Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano Bilongo
Toy Selektah Half Comombian Half Mexican Band
Abel Lima Corre Riba, Corre Baixo
Celia Cruz Berimbau
The Frightnrs Hey Brother
King Fighter Female Teacher
Abou Diarra Tunga
PALO Camina Con Los Codos
Ibo Combo Ti Garcon
Muyiwa Kunnuji & Osemako Everything That Has Breath
Quantic Descarga Cuantica
Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Gimme My Vote Back
Fania All-Stars Descarga Fania
Mario Bauza Mambo
Cesaria Evora Nho Antone Escaderode
Alborosie Peace Treaty Style
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Groove Time Playlist 11.26.16

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Playlists |

La Sublime No Seas Tan Guapo
Willy Chirino & Celia cruz Cuba Que Lindos Son Sus Paisajes
L’International Roumbaya Selenge
Come et Kosmos Moutouari Lettre Ouverte
Sam Cooke Wonderful World
M’Pongo Love Bileli
L’Afrisa International Boni Yo Boye
The Reflections Romeo & Juliet
Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings What If We All Stopped Paying Taxes
Chicago Afrobeat Project I Just Might Be Wrong Like That
James Brown Good Foot
The Afromotive Lies
Luc Leandry Kraze Kaban’ La
Henri Debs Paloud/An Ke Bo-W La
Kassav Tout’-la Rivye-Ka-Decan’-An-Lan-Me
Victor Delver Spionaj
Vox Sambou Humano Medley
Conroy Smith Dangerous
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Groove Time Playlist 11.19.16

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Playlists |

Charanga La Tapa Macorina
Septeto Nacional Llora Como Llore
Caravana Cubana Chucho Carabali
Fally Ipupa Mikitisa
Cindy le Coeur Homelie
Felix Wazekwa Santez Deja
Ferre Gole Coeureur de Japon
Franco & T.P. OK Jazz Mokili Matata
Tabu Ley Rochereau Kassoule
Grand Kalle & African Team Biwela Biwela
Corina Megalhaes Morena Boca de Ouro
Heraldo do Monte Docura
Martinho da Vila Da Bem Com a Vida
Hamilton de Holanda Samba de Chico
Los Chiches Vallenatos El Huerfanito
Alfredo Guiterrez Nostalgia Vallenata
Edwin Bonilla Cachao Medley
Bobby Valentin Homenage a Cachao
Fally Ipupa Anissa
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Groove Time Playlist 11.12.16

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Playlists |

Beny More & Perez Prado Mamboletas
Los Veteranos Gaiyeando/Tina/ La Gaita
Fally Ipupa Traveling Love
Koffi Olomide & Papa Wemba Mi Amor
Dindo Yogo & Lolo Muana Pepsy
Bela Lakatos & Gypsy Youth Project Pal O Foro
Vocal Sampling Montuno Sampling
Zap Mama Mamadit
Lady Ponce Bombe Atomique
Los Mocosos Senor Presidente
Mexican Institute of Sound El Jefe
Hubert Porter Not Me
The Lion & Atilla the Hun Dynamite
Fally Ipupa Original
Les Veterans Bikutsi Classe Plus
Busy Signal Text Message
Mavado Boy Like Me
Cro Cro Political Dictionary
Fally Ipupa Toi & Moi
4 Stars Enfant Bamilieke
Africason Kwame Nkrumah Is the Way
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Groove Time Playlist 11.5.16

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Playlists |

 

Fruko y sus Tesos El Preso
Willie Colon & Ruben Blades Tiburon
Franco & T.P. OK Jazz Lumumba, Heros National
Dr. Nico & African Fiesta Merengue President
Mad White Jamaican Black President
Stephen Baraza Khwaumia
Rev. Gary Davis Samson & Delilah
Revelutionary Snakes Ensemble Que Sera Sera
Mississippi Sheiks The World Is Going Wrong
Bela Lakotos & Gypsy Youth Project Pal O Foro
Vocal Sampling Montuno Sampling
Zap Mama Mamadit
Rex Lawson So ala Temen
West African Highlife Band Bere Bote
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Groove Time Playlist 10.29.16

Posted by on Oct 31, 2016 in Playlists |

Charlie Palmieri Panama’s Boogaloo
Balla et ses Balladins Manta Lokoka
Coulibaly Tidiane & Dafra Star Sonja Magni
Volta Jazz Mama Soukous
Fally Ipupa Original
Koffi Olomide Manioko Frites
Tchico Tchicaya & Lolo Lolita Aminata Hailball
Stephen Baraza Khwaumia
Super Negro Bantous People No Fit Understand
Remy Ongala & Orch. Super Matamila No Money No Life
Screaming Jay Hawkins I Put a Spell On You
Prince Musicology
Bow Wow Wow I Want Candy
Sam Cooke Wonderful World
Kanye West Gold Digger
Ray Charles I Got a Woman
Eugene Mona Ma Maman M’a Dit
Dede Saint-Prix Magwad Pou Ayiti
Exile One La Dominique
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Alma del Barrio Playlist 10.29.16

Posted by on Oct 31, 2016 in Playlists |

Renesito Avich Alegre Paticion
Elio Reve y su Charangon Vamos a Bailar el Changui
Orq. Maravillas de Florida El Manicero
Afia Mala & Orq. Aragon Lonlon Vanvan
Charanga 76 Kuku-Cha Ku-Cha
Sierra Maestra Congrejo Fue a Estudiar
Jorge Cabrera Hachero Pa’ Un Palo
Juan Carlos Alfonso y Su Dan Den Sonnes del Benny
Habana Casino Popurri de Sones
Henry Fiol Oriente
Charlie Palmieri Panama’s Boogaloo
Sam Mangwana Africa Mokili Mobimba
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Groove Time Playlist 10.22.16

Posted by on Oct 31, 2016 in Playlists |

Orquesta Union Sanluisera Tremendo Ambente
Charanga 76 Kuku-Cha Ku-Cha
Bana OK Malalisa J’ai Peur
Fally Ipupa Anissa
John J. Roberts Bimwela
Bimi Ombale Natikali Pamba
Kaouding Cissoko Ditax Kora
Chief Akunwata Ozoemena Nsugbe &
His Oliokata Singing Party Chiejena
Mohamed Rouicha Wahed
King Sunny Ade & His African Beats Mo Ti Mo
Lisandro Meza El Cantor de Fonseca
Roberto Torres El Cantor de Fonseca
Wilson Choperena La Pollera Colora
Sonora Poncena La Pollera Colora
Calxto Ochoa y Su Conjunto Charanga Campesina
Fruko y Sus Tesos Charanga Campesina
Fally Ipupa Toi et Moi
Desmond Dekker Intensified ’68
Gladdy Anderson w/ Lynn Taitt & Jets Intensified ’68
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The Reggae Show Playlist 10.15.16

Posted by on Oct 17, 2016 in Uncategorized |

It was my pleasure to sit in for the great Junor Francis on his Reggae Show this week.  Here’s what you got:

Millie Small My Boy Lollipop
Toots & The Maytals Bam-Bam
Mr Vegas Party Tun Up
Desmond Dekker & The Aces Israelites
Stanley Beckford Feel Like Jumpin’
Shaggy Day-O
Ernest Ranglin Ball of Fire
Marcia Griffiths Feel Like Jumping
Al Jawala Talibanski Dub
The Wailers Baby We’ve Got a Date
Stranger Cole & Gladdy Skanking Monkey
Gladstone Anderson Ska Reggae Rocksteady
Desmond Dekker & The Aces Bongo Gal
Dave & Ansel Collins Double Barrel
Desmond Dekker & The Aces Hippopatamus
Eric Donaldson Miserable Woman
The Dynamites Mr. Midnight
Desmond Riley Tear Them
Alton Ellis Can’t Stand It
Eric Donaldson Sweet Jamaica
Shaggy, Josey Wales, Mr Vegas, etc. Sweet Jamaica
Tabu Ley Rochereau Move Around
Leroy Gibbon No
Lester Sterling Bangarang
Peter Tosh & Winston Scotland Maga Dog/Skanky Dog
Pioneers Samphie Man
Peter Tosh Stepping Razor
Linton Kwesi Johnson De Anfinished Revalueshun
Lovindeer Babylon Boops
Mad White Jamaican & Splurt Black President Obama
Max Romeo War Ina Babylon
The Maytones Throw Down Your Arms
The Maytones w/ I-Roy Money Worries
Pat Kelly Talk About Love
Owen Gray Guava Jelly
Paul Blake & Bloodfire Posse Get Flat
Ziggy Marley What a Wonderful World
Inner Circle & Sons of Mystro Tenement Yard
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Groove Time Playlist 10.15.16

Posted by on Oct 17, 2016 in Playlists |

Tito Puente Oye Como Va
Cachao Chanchullo
Olatunji Jin-Go-Lo-Ba
Mose Fan Fan Mali Ya Mungu
Mayaula Mayoni Cheri Bondowe
Mpongo Love Onyati
Lucie Eyengo Dit Moninga
Kekele Yoka Biso
Frogman Henry Ain’t Got No Home
Tshala Muana Kumbe Kumbele
Tabu Ley Rochereau Songo+Songo = Songi Songi
Thurston Harris Little Bitty Pretty One
Africando Dacefo
Charanga Para Todos En El Monte
Olatunji Shango
The Afromotive Red E Yo
Pierre Akendengue Mbelewelee
Angelique Kidjo Congoleo
Alfredo Valdes Jr. La Bomba
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Groove Time Fundrazor 2016

Posted by on Oct 17, 2016 in Uncategorized |

Today is our once a year fundraising drive.  The whole station does it and we thank each and every one of you who contributed and we continue to thank each and every one of you who listens by bringing you the best international dance music as made by real, flesh and blood humans out there.  Thanks everybody!

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Groove Time Playlist 10.1.16

Posted by on Oct 17, 2016 in Playlists |

Melcochita Afro Montuo
Alfredo de la Fe Yo Soy el Punto Cubano
Nyboma & Kamale Aicha Motema
Kekele Consequence
Baba Gaston Illunga Illunga
Orchestre Super Jambo Yenga
James Brown I Can’t Stand Myself
Fela Kuti Zombie
Patato & Samba Mapangala Kora Son
African Virtuosos Dembati Galant
unk. Gamelan Bali
Elle Lapointe West Palm Beach 440db Live
Tabou Combo Bolero Jouc Li Jou
Celso Pina El Tren
Jackie Lee The Duck
Ernest Ranglin Bourbon Street Skank
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Groove Time Playlist 9.24.16

Posted by on Oct 17, 2016 in Playlists |

The widely recognized aficionado Derek Rath sat in today.  Here’s the goodness he bestowed:

Fania All-Stars Viva Tirado
Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano Kivu
Cal Tjader Guarachi Guaro
The Mombasa Vikings Mama Matotoya
The Rift Valley Brothers Tiga Kurira
Soumbory Jazz Nana
Bola Johnson Lagos Sisi
Os Bongos Botto Pachanga Maria
Sidestepper Dunque Me Duela La Vida
Faba Loba Dale La Pinata
Mateo Kingman Sonido Popular
Quantic Chambacu
Bossacucanova Consolacao
Sonic Funk Foundry African Life
Bossacucanova Waldomiro Pena
Geydu Blay Ambolley Take Am So
The Afro Soul-Tet Soul Rockin’
Dyke & The Blazers Uhh Pt. 1
Gonzalez Gonzalez
The Sahara All Stars Take Your Soul
Fatai Rolling Dollar Awure Banza
Salif Keita Madan
Opotopo Belama
Tony Allen African Man
Chicago Afrobeat Project Jekajo
Remy Ongala Nasikitika
Etienne de la Sayette Maputo Queen
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Groove Time Playlist 9.10.16

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 in Playlists |

Pupy Santiago y La Descarga Cubana Bururu Barara
Richard Bona y Mandekan Cubano Bilongo
Josiah Nkomo Itaula Bava Yami
Jean Bosco Mwenda Mama Na Mwana
Ballou Canta & Luciana Al-sy
Mose Se Sengo Solo B’nite
Ya Ntesa Dalienst & Les Maquisards Dangara
Meringue Ensemble Aux Calabasses A Tioupoutiou
Michel Martelly Dola
Mini All Stars Tioul #3
Willie Bobo Broasted or Fried
Richard Bona O Sen Sen Sen
Aladji Toure Tchou Tchegue
J.O. Oyeshiku & His Rainbow Quintet Oro Re O Repete
Adekunle Gold My Life
Chris Ajilo and His Cubanos Ariwo
Lil Kesh Semilore
I.K. Dairo Salome
Mr. Peters Boom & Chime Ramsay Mule Birthday
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Groove Time Playlist 9.3.16

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 in Playlists |

Deep Rumba Work and Play
Sonido Conga No Voy a Trabajar
Franco & T.P. OK Jazz OK Asanaka Tempo Na
Lee Dorsey Working in a Coal Mine
Franco, Vicky & T.P. OK Jazz Mosala Mibali Ya Bato
Pamelo Mounk’a Le Travail, Toujours le Travail
The Vogues Five O’Clock World
Staff Benda Bilili Sala Mosala
Jimmy Smith Got My Mojo Working
Henry Cole & The Afrobeat Collective Trabajala
All Saints Choir of Zambia Mosala
Johnny Mokhali Mosala Gae
Burning Flames Workey Workey
Soukouzouk Orquestra Le Travail Est un Droit
Claudy Neillette Au Boulot
Harry Belafonte Day-O
Desmond Dekker & The Aces Bongo Gal
Pedro Beltran Ruiz Orchesta Day-O
Otis Redding Chain Gang
Zedess Y’a Plus Boulot
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Groove Time Playlist 8.27.16

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016 in Playlists |

Orquesta Aragon w/ Laba Sosseh Viva Africa
Manu Dibango Soul Makossa
Ndedi Dibango Tchoki Dance
Ohio Players Love Rollercoaster
Atabass & Zele le Bombardier Bikutsi Movement
Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano Jokoh Joloh
Epee & Koum Bouger Bouger
Bavon Marie Marie Matinda
Franco & le T.P. OK Jazz Ngoma Nganga
Rochereau & L’Afrisa International Chic Choc
Gerald Toto, Lokua Kanza & R. Bona Lisanga
Maezah O Wassa We
Zap Mama Plekete
Les Go de Koteba Faso Den
Les Ambassadeurs Nagana
Orchestre Regional de Sikasso Mali Senekelaw
Bo Diddley Say Man
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Alma del Barrio Playlist 8.27.16

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016 in Playlists |

Estrellas de Areito Hasta Pantoja Baila Mi Son
Fernando Lavoy Pegaditos
Santiago Ceron Lindo Yambu
Marcelino Guerra Pare Cochero
Arsenio Rodriguez y Su Conjunto Necesito Una Mujer Cocinera
Perico Hernandez El Guaguanco de Mi Tierra
Papaito El Guajiro de Cunagua
Elio Reve Jr. Changui en la Casa de Nora
Changui Majadero Digno de Lastima
Poncho Sanchez Nengon
Los Guanches El Guararey de Pastora
Eddie & Charlie Palmieri Vamanos P’al Monte
Orquesta Broadway Como New York No Hay
Roberto Faz En Casa de Pedro el Cojo
Renesito Avich Vicenta
Sabu Martinez w/Arsenio Rodriguez Tribilin Cantore
Pancho Amat y su Cabildo del Son Sorpresa de Harina con Boniato
Laba Sosseh Diamoule Mawo
Joe Arroyo Yamulemau
Carlos Embale La Ultima Rumba
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Groove Time Playlist 8.20.16

Posted by on Aug 22, 2016 in Playlists |

Orquesta Reve Sama
Tipica 73 Cachita
Orqueata Union Sanluisera De Nuevo Estoy de Parranda
Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd & A. C. Jobim Desafinado
Rosalia de Souza Bossa 31
Bobby Hutcherson Ntu
Nta Mbemba & Bruno Iachini Yi Moni Mambu
Nu Look Pa Swete Male Yon Lot
Carimi Poul La
Bantous de la Capitale Butsele
Felix Wazekwa Cinq Etoiles
Les Wanyika Wazazi
Metric Jazz National Odero Koduko
Antonio Carlos Jobim Generique
Bungalove Samba Natural
Gilberto Gil Eleve-Se Alto Ao Ceu
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Groove Time Playlist 8.13.16

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016 in Playlists |

Renesito Avich Vicenta
Changui Majadero Me La Llevo al Megaton
I.K. Dairo & His Blue Spots Mo Sorire
King Sunny Ade Solution
Orquesta Reve Sama
King Sunny Ade John Ali
King Sunny Ade Dele Davis
James Brown Get On the Good Foot
Segun Adewale Adawale Play for Me
Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers Awa Ewe Iwoyi
King Sunny Ade Oro Yi Bale
Admiral Dele Abiodun It’s Time for Juju Music
King Sunny Ade Synchro System Movement
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Groove Time Playlist 8.6.16

Posted by on Aug 9, 2016 in Playlists |

Here’s our little salute to the Rio Olympics.

Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto The Girl from Ipanema
Salsamba Cuban Fantasy
Carmen Miranda Bambu Bambu
Tchakabum Aviao
Casuarina Jackson do Pandiero
Jackson do Pandiero Sebastiana
Martinho da Vila Canta, Canta Minha Gente
Paulino da Viola Bebadosamba
Elza Soares Malandro
Tim Maia Rational Culture
George Duke Up From the Sea It Arose and Ate Rio in One Swift Bite
Caetano Veloso & Gilberto Gil Cada Macaco No Seu Galho
Baden Powell & Vinicius de Moraes Labereda
Nana Vasconcelos Sou do Bem
Riovolt Se Ele
King Sunny Ade Dele Davis
King Sunny Ade E Wele
Samba Mapangala & Orch. Virunga Tafuta Kazi
Gilberto Gil Esperando Na Janela
Percussionery Reggae Afro
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Groove Time Playlist 7.30.16

Posted by on Aug 9, 2016 in Playlists |

The esteemed Derek Rath sat in this week.  Here’s what you lucky listeners got:

Chico Oréfiche     Boogaloo de South West

Los Gatos Lecheros Feat. Carlos Díaz    Contigo Me Voy

Tata Güines Y Su Grupo Cubano   Chacata Ya Llego

Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band   16 Pimp version Final Master

Fela Ransome-Kuti & His Koola Lobitos   Ajo

Amadou Ballaké, Les 5 Consuls  Baden Djougou

Amara Toure   Lamento Cubano

Os Angos   Avante Juventude

Val Bennett   The Russians Are Coming

Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou   Ecoute Ma Melodie

Kangoma   Boa Tarde Povo

The Semi Colon   Yanga

Honey Boy Martin   Dreader Than Dread

Dele Sosimi    Dance Together

Orlando Julius Ekemode   Mura Sise

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Groove Time Playlist 7.23.16

Posted by on Jul 25, 2016 in Playlists |

Corsairs Meeting In Smokey Places
Arrow Hot Hot Hot
Orlando Valle Almendra
Orlando Canto Sandunguera
Orchestre Som Somo Pole Mama
Fantastic Tchico Parent Love
Jan Bradley Mama Didn’t Lie
Aicha Kone Kiriba
Etta James Something’s Got a Hold On Me
Nahawa Doumbia Sigi Sele
Koffi Olomide & Nyboma Masola
Josky Kiambukuta Zalometi
Flavour Nawa Baby
King Sunny Ade Kita Kita Ko M’ola
D’zine Coup Pou Coup
Coupe Cloue En Dedans
Les Shlieu Shlieu Sept Jours de la Semaine
Baba Motta Jamaica Talk
Wailing Souls Fire House Rock
Max Romeo & The Upsetters War Ina Babylon
Typical Fete Abu Jamal
Babaloo Skamambert
The Reaage Boys Mama Look Deh
Toots & The Maytals Monkey Man
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Groove Time Playlist 7.16.16

Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 in Playlists |

Jane Bunnett Kiriba
Aicha Kone Kiriba
Laba Sosseh & Orquesta Aragon Djarabi
Baaba Maal Djarabi
Baaba Maal Wango Arti
Mangala Bera Bumba
Bozi Boziana & Anti-Choc Mansanga
Pepe Kalle Djarabi Adjatou
Sunny Ade Samba/E Falaba Lewe
Flavour Shake
Ikenga Super Stars Ikenga Go Marry Me
Saramba Kouyate Instru
A Mi Koita Daro Guelen
Nahawa Doumbia Yankaw
Baaba Maal Mamadi
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Groove Time Playlist 7.9.16

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in Playlists |

 

Charanga Habanera El Manicero
Orquesta Broadway Pa’ Africa
Mandekan Cubano & Richard Bona Jokoh Jokoh
Andre Pamomiel Tedy Na Nga
Pamelo Mounka L’Amour et La Danse
Dindo Yogo & King Kester Emeneya La Congolaise
Wenge Musica BCBG Capitaine de Benelux
Bembeya Jazz Air Guinee
African Rhythm Messengers Sawale
Flavour Ashawo Remix
Super Star de Dakar w/ Laba Sosseh El Manicero
Ngalie Jojo Kodi Nya Bwa Mba
Orchestre Los Camaroes Bekono Nga N’Kondo
Bikoi Joseph w/Zanzibar & Atebass Yango Sarah
Roger Bekono Jolie Poupee
Calypso King & The Soul Investigators Mo’ Calypso Strut
CaneFire Congas in the Kitchen
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Groove Time Playlist 7.2.16

Posted by on Jul 4, 2016 in Playlists |

 

El Gran Combo Me Libere
La Sonora Cordobesa Lumumba
Baloji Le Jours d’Apres
Bana Kin Independence
Grand Kalle et l’African Jazz Table Ronde
Franco et T.P. OK Jazz Liberte
Magnum Band Libete
Mayer Hawthorne The Walk
Aloe Blacc Can You Do This
James& Bobby Purify Shake a Tail Feather
Ike & Tina Turner Good Bye, So Long
Debruit Persian Funk
Tabou Combo Independence Cha Cha
l’Ensemble Dastan Tchaharmezrab
Sahba Motallebi Live Performance
Nha Mita Pereira Mai Qui Tem Si Fidjo
The Mighty Sparrow Nelson Mandela
Linton Kwesi Johnson Mi Revalueshanary Fren
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Groove Time Playlist 6.25.16

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Playlists |

Perez Prado Estoy Acabando
Perez Prado Que Rico el Mambo
Perujazz Homenaje a Perez Prado
Sam Mangwana Transberos
Mose Se Sengo & O. Somo Somo Masikini Ya Mola
Tabu Ley Rochereau w/ Mbilia Bel Bel Ley
Tchico & Samba Mapangala Agatha Maminoue
Syran Mbenza Kizodisa
4 Etoiles Samba
Clare Fischer Latin Jazz Big Band Funquiando
Albino Feel Alright
Saravah Soul Arroz con Feijiao
Son Palenque & Tony Allen Samba
Jujuba Flash
African Music Machine Staxx of Gold
James Brown Get on the Good Foot
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The Reggae Show Playlist 6.18.16

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in Playlists |

The Ethiopians Reggae Hit the Town
East Aftican Reggae Bashment Crew Africa Unite
Barcelona Ghana Revolution Asilbi Mansa
Osmani Garcia El Taxi
Desmond Riley Lead Them
The Tenors Ride Your Donkey
The Fabion V Rocket
African Simba Good Father
Cubanos en la Red Rita la Caimana
El General Pata Pata
The Pioneers Reggae Fever
The Hippy Boys Cloudburst
Christopher Ellis Created By the Father
Tommy McCook & Stranger Cole Last Flight to Reggae City
Anthony B Beat Down Babylon Wall
Desmond Dekker Hippopotamus
Desmond Riley Skinhead a Message to You
Bob Marley & The Wailers Stir It Up
The Harmonians Go Your Way
Bleechers Your Gonna Feel It
Carl Malcolm Fattie Bum Bum
The Heptonesq Fatty Fatty
Clancy Eccles Fattie Fattie
Stranger Cole & Gladdy Skanking Monkey
Dave & Ansel Collings Monkey Spanner
Derrick Harriot Monkey Ska
Victor Essiet & The Mandators Mi Friends
Marla Brown Words of Wisdom
Lovindeer Don’t Bend Down
Calypso Rose Feel Like Dancing
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Groove Time Playlist 6.18.16

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in Playlists |

 

Perez Prado Cherry Pink Apple Blossom White
Beny More & Perez Prado Que Te Pasa Jose?
Jose Luis Cortes & NG La Banda El Papi
Prince Nico Mbarga Good Father
Papa Wemba Kebo
Papa Wemba Esclave
Dindo Yogo & Lola Muana Pepsy
Horace Silver Song For My Father
Althiery Dorival Mon Pere
Eric Charles & Tonton Bicha Bann Jouda Yo
Haitiando Ban M’Pa M’San Dous
Tipica Novel Mi Son Vueltabajero
Les Loups Noir Bebe Showman
Orchestre Tropicana Fre Kot Papa
Orhcestre Baobab Pape Ndiaye
Etiole de Dakar Absa Gueye
Youssou N’Dour & Super Etiole Begg Na Leen
Papa Ndiaya Delou Ngeweul
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Groove Time Playlist 6.11.16

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in Playlists |

The esteemed Derek Rath guest hosted this week and here’s the goodness he bestowed:

Zotobre Lagen
Eliades Ochoa & Alma Latina El Punto Cubano
Shupa Shupa Epoque Chaleur
Bio Ritmo Oriza
Jackie Mittoo Stereo Freeze
Alpha Blondy No Brain, No Headache
Ginger Johnson & African Messengers I Jool Omo
Arat Kilo Madala
Debademba Nusso Dia
Techniques All Stars Zion I Version
Max Pollak Mongo T Suite: Tumbando Cana
Boogaloo Assassins Mi Jeva
Flowering Inferno A Life Worth Living
Orchestre Laye Thiam Kokoriko
Locos por Juana Mueve Mueve
Mickey Hart & Planet Drum Umasha
The Crusadres Put It Where You Want It
Deep Street Soul Soulos Come Alive
Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk Walkin’ Down Bourbon Street
Sly & The Family Stone It’s Not Adding Up
The Lickshots Afro Slang
Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra Pa Bat Kow
King Sunny Ade Synchro System
Cheiick Hamala Diabate Prudence
Sidestepper Magangue
Giles Petereson’s Havana Cultura Band Pa’ Gozar
Johnny Colon Descarga
Dub Collosus Ambassel
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Groove Time Playlist 6.4.16

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 in Playlists |

Nico Saquito Cuidadito Comapy Gallo
Alfredo Valdes La Bomba
Richie Valens Come On Let’s Go
Los Nacionales de Francisco Gatica El Balaju
Tabu Ley Rochereau Mokolo Nakokufa
4 Etoiles Samba
Franco et T.P. OK Jazz Testament Ya Bowule
Syran Mbenza et Rumba Kongo Tour a Tour
Chief Dr. Oliver de Coque Akalaka
Ibo Combo Fe Grog la Mache
Les Shleu Shleu Diablo La
Les Gentlemens Son Tambou La
Lakol Siwel Lan Wel Ou
Thierry Marthely Ti Marcel
Zouk All Stars Ivresse
Kassav Zouk-La-Se Sel Medikaman Nou NI
African Jazz Africa Mokili Mobimba
East Afrrican Reggae Bashment Africa Unite
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GrooveTime Playlist 5.28.16

Posted by on May 30, 2016 in Playlists |

Carlos Embale Consuelate Como Yo
Yoruba Andabo El Callejon de los Rumberos
Fon & Yoruba people Polytythmie
Machete y Cana Pita Camion
Herbie Mann Summertime
Dayme Arocena Gods of Yoruba
Louis Armstrong w/ Oliver Nelson What a Wonderful World
Lucie Eyenga Dit Moninga
Wendo Kolosoy & Anne Marie Nzie Tokutani
Kekele Patenge
Simba & Les Wanyika Mke Wa Mwanza
Simba Wanyika Barua Ya Mapenzi
Tony Allen Koko Dance
Phat Kev Watusi
Ahmad Jamal Blue Moon
Revolutionary Snakes Ensemble Little Liza Jane
Kurt Allen Sss
Sons of MyStro Feel Like Jumping
Yoruba Singers Daingah Wata
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Groove Time Playlist 5.21.16

Posted by on May 23, 2016 in Playlists |

Sonora Matancera y Celia Cruz Juancito Truncupey
Zenide Coco Seco
Grupo Latin Vibe La Fiesta Ya Comenso
Lucky 7 Mambo Papa a la Huanca
Mzwakhe Mbuli & Mande de Jesus No Love No Life
Bana OK Cedou
Trio Select Gros Bamboo
La Belle Epoque Mathilda
Tabou Combo A Kou Chou
Changui Majadero Digno de Lastima
Boogaloo Assassins Do You Wanna Dance
Bobby Freeman Do You Want To Dance
Children of Barataria A. C. School Here We Go Loo-By Loo
Johnny Thunder Loop de Loop
Maraca Ven, Vamo’ a Bailar
Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca Kasongo Boogaloo
Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca Ave Maria
Haitiando Machan Pistach
Henri Louis Maguy
The Golden Aires Big Bamboo
Kawe Band The Land Have Calypso
Starlights New Jamaica
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Groove Time Playlist 5.14.16

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in Playlists |

Santiago Ceron Lindo Yambu
Arsenio Rodriguez y Su Conjunto Necesito una Mujer Cocinera
King N’gom Viva Maravillas
Etoile de Dakar Esta China
Orchestre Laye Thiam Massani Cice
Youssou N’Dour & Le Super Etoile Begg Na Leen
Angelique Kidjo Ami Oh
Angelique Kidjo Africa Calling
Youssou N’Dour Dabbaax
Etiole de Dakar Maleo
Orchestre Laye Thiam Kokoroko
Super Cayor Gambia
Prince Bi Name Bi
Dindo Yogo Mauvais Souvenir
Youlou Mabiala Petit Cheri
Angelique Kidjo Batonga
Sugar Aloes Nobody Loves Nobody
The Ethiopians Everything Crash
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Groove Time Playlist 5.7.16

Posted by on May 9, 2016 in Playlists |

Papa Wemba Jamais Kolonga
Golden Gate Quartet Rock My Soul
Papa Wemba & Koffi Olomide Mi Amor
Orchesta Aragon y Papa Wemba No Quiero Llanto
Papa Wemba & Orch. Viva La Musica Jeancy
Isifi Lokole Ainsi Va La Vie
Papa Wemba & Orch. Viva La Musica Reference
Papa Wemba Esclave
Papa Wemba Bakwetu
Papa Wemba Kema Fumbe
Papa Wemba Amina
Papa Wemba Victime de la Mode
Papa Wemba Medley Mouvaro/Chouchouna
Papa Wemba Santa
Papa Wemba Ngonda
Papa Wemba Telegramme
Papa Wemba Mima
Papa Wemba En Couleurs
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Groove Time Playlist 4.30.16

Posted by on May 2, 2016 in Playlists |

Saoco Siempre Sere Guajiro
Estrellas Cobo Alto Songo
Cannonball Adderly Sextet Work Song
Soukous Stars Lagos Nights
Madilu System Piere
Josky Kiambukuta Aziza
Karmapa Mobali ya Bokolo
Afrisa International Bakwiti
Oliver de Coque Nwanne di na Mba
Trio Select Gros Bambou
Coupe Cloue En Dedans
Burning Flames Workey Workey
Duke Work It Up
The Meditations Groovy Situation
Sabanoh 75 Carry On
Eric Donaldson Love of the Common People
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The Reggae Show Playlist 4.23.16

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016 in Playlists |

Alpha Blondy & The Wailers Jerusalem
Lucky Dube Don’t Cry/War & Crime
King Daddy Yod Fire, Fire
Typical Fete One, Two, Three
A.B.M. Marco
Daddy Pleen Gade Realite A
Wailing Souls Fire House Rock
The Upsetters Waap You Waa
Grant Phabao A Message to You, Rudie
Stanley & The Trubines Come Sing With Me
Desmond Dekker It Mek/Wimoweh
Toots & The Maytals Bam Bam
The Pioneers Boss Festival
The Pioneers Long Shot
Pat Kelly How Long
The Paragons The Tide Is High
Steel Pulse Handsworth Revolution
Morgan Heritage Here Come the Kings
Starlights & Stanley Beckford Soldering
Stranger Cole & Lester Sterling Bangarang
Shenley Duffus Rukumbine
Slim Smith Burning Horns
The Skatalites Ball of Fire
Wailing Wailers & The Skatalites Simmer Down
Shaggy Oh Carolina
Shaggy, Josey Wales, Mr. Vegas, etc. Sweet Jamaica
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Groove Time Playlist 4.23.16

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016 in Playlists |

Sounds of Blackness Let My People Go
Cachao A La Loma de Belen
Persuasions Walk on the Wild Side
Johnny Pacheco La Muerte Llego
Prince Delirious
Prince Nico & Rocafil Jazz Oh Death
Drifters Under the Boardwalk
Sierra Maestra A La Loma de Belen
Prince Kiss
The Staple Singers Calling Me
Drifters Up On the Roof
Keletegui et Ses Tamborinis La Loma de Belen
Prince Musicology
Dorothy Love Coates I Won’t Let Go
Mpongo Love Onyati
Tabu Ley Rochereau Sorozo
Tabu Ley & Mbilia Bel Eswi Yo Wapi
Pierre Akendengue Africa Obata
Papa Wemba & Orch. Viva la Musica Ngonda
Soki Vangu Anina, Fille de Mon Coeur
Pepe Kalle & Empire Bakuba Keba Na Mopepe
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Alma Del Barrio Playlist 4.23.16

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016 in Playlists |

Justi Barreto Campana Tin Tin
Ableardo Barroso La Mulata Rumbera
Carlos Embale La Mujer de Antonio
Kako y Cortijo Ure Caracoles
Cortijo con Ismael Rivera El Negrito Culembo
Grupo Folklorico y Experimental Cinco en un Callejero
Alfredo de la Fe Y Fruko Anhelos
Grupo Niche La Negra No Quiere
Fruko y Sus Tesos Charanga Campesina
Estrellas de la Charanga Yo Si Como Candela
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The Reggae Show Playlist 4.16.16

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in Playlists |

Walter Ferguson Maga Dog
Wailers Maga Dog
Rita Marley One Draw
Joe Higgs Upside Down
The Ethiopians I Need You
Jimmy Cliff World Upside Down
Steel Pulse Tribute to the Martyrs
Morgan Heritage Here Come the Kings
Katchafire Meant to Be
Althea & Donna Uptown Top Ranking
Cocoa Tea Come Again
The Abyssinians Satta Massagana
Soweto Run Rudie Run
Justin Hinds Carry Go Bring Come
Don Drummond Knock Out Punch
Don Drummond Man In the Street
Bob Marley &The Wailers Baby We’ve Got a Date
Bob Marley &The Wailers Put It On
Bob Marley &The Wailers Sugar Sugar
Ansel Colling Stalag 17
Gladstone Anderson Ska Reggae Rocksteady
Techniques All Stars Stalag 18
Stanley Beckford Feel Like Jumping
The Techniques Love Is Not a Gamble
Marcia Griffiths Feel Like Jumping
Mr. Williamz Tommy Ranks
The Mighty Diamonds Payaca
Da Grynch Pass da Instrumental
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Groove Time Playlist 4.16.16

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in Playlists |

Conjunto Tipico Criollo Al Paso del Guaguanco
Cachao A Ti No Te Falta Nada
Cachao Oguere Mi China
Papa Wet Un Merite Approuve
Johnny Tezano Carreau Magique
Mbuti People Hindewhu
Herbie Hancock Watermelon Man
The Real Sounds Ozweli Ngi Mbanda
Thomas Mapfumo Handimrotya
System Tazvida & Chazezesa Challengers Smoko
Erick & Mondreck Muchena Taireva
Stella Chiweshe Ndabaiwa
Mbongwana Star Nganshe
Okapi Guitars Radio Free Zimbabwe
Four Brothers Rumbidzai
John Chibadura Rudo
Leonard Dembo Kukura Hakutane
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Groove Time Playlist 4.9.16

Posted by on Apr 10, 2016 in Playlists |

Roberto Torres El Canonero
Alfredo Valdes Jr. Camina Catalina
Linda Leida Oye Como Suena
Sam Cooke Everybody Loves to Cha Cha Cha
Gonda Traditional Entertinment Dunia Ina Mambo
Grand Kalle & l’African Jazz Miwela-Miwela
Orchestre Rock-a-Mambo Rolina
Orchestre Les Evades Salima
Orchestre Casanova Kozala Na Mama Esengo Mingi
Papa Wemba & Viva la Musica Rendre a Cesar
Mbongwana Star 1 Million C’est Quoi?
Grupo Batuque Keyzer
Haruna Ishola & His Apala Group Soyoyo Sisi Awelorun
Henry Cole & Afrobeat Collective No Eres Tu, Soy Yo
Fela Kuti & Africa 70 He Miss Road
Jbeatz Cherry on Top
Zin Mennen’m Ale
The Grammacks Reggae Down
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Groove Time Playlist 4.2.16

Posted by on Apr 4, 2016 in Playlists |

Orquesta Aragon y Alfredo de la Fe Popurri
Dayren Santamaria Matanzas
Amadou Balake La Voiture d’Occasion
V-Chords Don’t Worry ‘Bout a Thing
Vocal Sampling Soy del Monte
Stevie Wonder Contract on Love
Peacocks International Guitar Band Manu Ainu Nwanneya
Dr. Sir Warrior & Oriental Brothers Ony Di Mma Ne Azu
Brushy One String Chicken in the Corn
Emeline Michel Timoune feb Final
Casuarina Voce Ja Foi a Bahia?
Skah Shah #1 A Sandy
Haitiando Elvira
T.P. OK Jazz feat. Celi Bitshou Mado
Theo Blaise Kounkou Nadia Soleil
Tim and Foty Longue
Sam Mangwana Mbanda Kazaka
Bopol Mansiamina Yenga Yenga
Da $pirit$ J’ouvert Fiddla
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Groove Time Playlist 3.26.16

Posted by on Mar 30, 2016 in Playlists |

Oscar D’Leon Mata Siguaraya
Beny More Bonito y Sabroso
Cortijo con Ismael Rivera El Negro Bembon
Nyboma Abissina
Les Quatre Etoiles Mwana Na Ngai
John Coltrane Quartet Spiritual
Diomedes Diaz & Ivan Zuleta Despues de Pascua
Vusi Mahlasela Thula Mama
Habib Koite Balon Tan
Lee Dorsey Working in the Coal Mine
Zvishavane Sounds Chitototo
Zimbabwe Cha Cha Kings Ndichamutora Chete
Pascal Arito Jennifer Achieng
Tabu Ley Rochereau Imaculee
Magnum Band Moun Sa
Tabou Combo T.C.E.
Calypso Rose Fire in Meh Wire
Baron Feeling It
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Groove Time 3.19.16

Posted by on Mar 30, 2016 in Uncategorized |

The esteemed Derek Rath filled in admirably on this day and played some wonderfully eclectic and wholly danceable cuts for those of you lucky enough to tune in.

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Groove Time Playlist 3.12.16

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 in Playlists |

Los Nemus del Pacifico Te Fuiste Pa’ Francia
Buyeongo Vamos a Gozar
Star Band # 1 Guajira Ven
Sam Mangwana Femmes Africaine
Soki Vangu Houleux Houleux
Mpongo Love Onyati
Sally Nyolo Eeeh
Les Go de Koteba & Manu Dibango Wari
De Lata Alice
Os Kiezos Saudades De Luanda
Orchestre Veve Star Nitarudia
Gilberto Cruz Hot Pants
Willie Colon and Hector Lavoe Pa Colombia (Bomba Estereo Remix)
Tremor Viajante
Inez Foxx Mockingbird
Ann Peebles Beware
Dele Sosimi E Go Betta
Ruth Tafebe and The AfroRockerz De Cuba
Alale Wube Memona (Ettiene de la Sayette Remix)
St Germain Real Blues
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Groove Time Playlist 3.5.16

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Playlists |

Abelardo Barroso To T’a Cansa
La Charanga Havanera Bonito y Sabroso
Septeto Santiguero Fiesta
Grand Kalle et l’African Jazz Jamais Kolonga
Orchestre Casanova Mobali Mobimba Pantalon Moko
Rumbanella Band El Congo
Valentin Elizalde La Bamba
Richard Berry Louie Louie
Thomas Mapfumo Ngoma Yarira
El Rego Hessa
Betty Everett It’s In His Kiss
Mahotella Queens Waze Wangidelela
The Shirelles Mama Said
Toque Novo Piririm Pom Pom
Tchacabum Aviao
The Ethiopians Hong Knog Flu
Desmond Dekker It Mek
Maytals Pressure Drop
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Alma del Barrio Playlist 2.28.16

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Playlists |

Estrellas de Areito Mi Amanecer Campesino
SAR All Stars El Manicero
Johnny Pacheco Chuki-Luki Wobble
Roberto Torres Los Carreteros/Jaleo
Johnny Pacheco y Hector Cassanova Agua de Clavelitos
Orquesta Aragon Bailando Sucu Sucu
Estrellas de la Charanga La Melcocha
Tipica Novel Colombia Que Linda Eres
Roberto Torres El Cantor de Fonseca
Arsenio Rodriguez Compay Cimarron
Alberto Zayas Mayari Mone Adentro
Cachao y su Conjunto Tunas Se Quemo
Edwin Bonilla Cachao Medley
Cachao El Guapachoso
Charanga Colonial Ven y Ven
Delvis el Salsero Grand Kalle Mimi
Star #1 de Dakar Medoune Xule
Africando Yay Boy
Trio Los Lamas Un Son Para Mi Laud
Barbarito Torres y Pancho Amat Una Vasca en Camaguey
Changui del Guaso Nengon de Changui
Changuisero Mayor Nengon Son
Chappottin Yo Si Como Candela
Chocolate Machinambe
Alfredo Valdes Jr. Se Te Cayo el Tabaco
Alfredo de la Fe y Fruko Kukucha Ku Cha
Hansel y Raul Kuku-Cha Ku-Cha
Fernando Lavoy y sus Soneros El Mensajero
La India de Oriente A Bailar el Son
Spanish Harlem Orchestra Pa’ Gozar
Caravana Cubana Maraca de Cedro
Johnny Polanco El Tumbao de Cachao
The Echo Park Project El Hijo de Obatala
Laba Sosseh Diamoule Mawo
Joe Arroyo Yamulemau
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Groove Time Playlist 2.27.16

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Playlists |

Doble R La Vida Continua
Alferdo de la Fe y Fruko Ku Ku Cha Ku Cha
Simaro Eau Benite
Sam Mangwana Les Champions
Yoan Soriano Mujeres Ajenas
Franco & T.P. OK Jazz Mwasi Tata Abali Sika
Franco & T.P. OK Jazz Tailleur
Diblo Dibala OK Madame
Syran Mbenza Kouame
Tabu Ley Rochereau Tu As Dit Que
Dindo Yogo Plus d’Amour
Malage de Lugendo Baby Folie
Mbilia Bel Mano Mongba
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Alma del Barrio Playlist 2.27.16

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Playlists |

Kako y Ismael Rivera Cantar Maravilloso
Conjunto Progreso Descarga Progreso
Irakere Babalu Aye
Saoco Paso Fino
Jose Conde y Ola Fresca Descarga Inez
La India de Oriente El Refran se Te Olvido
Francisco Aguabella Dojomy Blue
Jesusito Procura Que Todo Te Salga Bien
Juan Pablo Torres Aji  Guaguao Como Pica
Monguito Chimbombo
Ricardo Lemvo Ave Maria
Celia Cruz Azucar Negra
Sonora Carruseles Mosaico
Valle Son Se Acabaron los Guapos en la Habana
Yumuri y sus Hermanos Yo Soy Callejero
Yomo Toro Yomo y la Evolucion
Soneros All Stars Changui a Tres
SAR All Stars Maraciabo Oriental
Roberto Torres Te Sequire Queriendo
Alfredo Valdes Jr. y su Orquesta Cacungaca
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Groove Time Playlist 2.20.16

Posted by on Feb 22, 2016 in Playlists |

Joseph Kabasele Africa Boogaloo
Fernando Lavoy El Mensajero
Ray Barretto El Bantu
The Orlons The Wah Watusi
Dr. Nico Munga
Nyboma Mwan Dido Double Double
Alfredo Valdes A Catano
Elio Reve y su Charangon Lego el Changui
Yoan Soriano Los Que Me Esperaban Llegue
Luis Vargaa Los Ladrones
Dede Saint-Prix Lele
Ry-Co Jazz Koumbele
Bwa Bande Ke Byen
Allen Toussaint Everything I Do Gohn Be Funky
The Showmen It Will Stand
Chris Kenner Rocket to the Moon
Koffi Olomide Kolemba Te
Bumba Massa Ave Maria
Escola do Samba Manguera A Menina dos Olhos de Oya
Desperados Different Me
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Groove Time 2.13.16

Posted by on Feb 22, 2016 in Uncategorized |

Guido Herrera, an esteemed colleague from the Alma del Barrio staff, sat in today and played some of the great music that caused Africa to fall in love with the Son Cubano.

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Alma del Barrio & Groove Time Playlists 2.6.16

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Playlists |

Celia Cruz Oye Como Va
Oscar D’Leon No Hay Mujer Mala
El Gran Combo Medley de Ritmos
Charanga Cubana Guajiro Cubano
La India de Oriente El Refran SE Te Olvido
Conjunto Libre Bailala Pronto
Ricardo Lemvo Ave Maria
Sonora Carruseles Cachita
Los Melidocos Recuerdos
Professor Longhair Big Chief
Academicos do Salgueiro De Ritmo No. 1
Joao Gilberto Samba de Minha Terra
Bossacucanova Samba de Minha Terra
Freddy Omar con Su Banda Mardi Gras Mambo
Revolutionary Snake Ensemble Iko Iko/Aicho
Dixie Cups Iko Iko
Od Tapo Imi Iko Iko
Renegades Steel Band Pan for Carnival
Martinho da Vila Canta Canta Minha Gente, etc.
Exaltasamba Ela Entrou Na Danca, etc.
Beth Carvalho Coisinha do Pai
The Wild Tchoupitoulas Big Chief Got a Golden Crown
The Meters Hey Pocky A-way
Sugar Boy Crawford Jock-A-Mo
Olympia Brass Band Who Dat?
New Orleans Nightcrawlers Bourbon Street Parade
Murga Explosiva Tambor
Marimba Orchesta Sonora del Caribe Caribemix de Gaitas #3
Mitoka Samba Batucadas
Iwer George Jump & Wine
Escola de Samba Micidade Ind. Todo Mundo Junto
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Groove Time Playlist 1.30.16

Posted by on Feb 2, 2016 in Playlists |

Mongo Santamaria Ayenye
Ritmo y Humo Se Vende Un Corazon
Pembey Sheiro Ominga
Abby Surya Tant Pis Pour Toi
Max Severin & Henri Debs Ban Mwen Misik
Tabou Combo A Kou Tchou Kou Tchou
Coupe Cloue An Dedan
Skah Shah Caroline
Magnum Band PaKa PaLa
Tabou Combo Alo Alo
unk. unk
Eric Coureux I Need You
Zin O-Pa
Fabert Thenard Mwen Swef
Luc Leandry Medley Hits
Blaise Bula Okota
Madilu System Si Je Savais Ca
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Alma del Barrio & Groove Time Playlists 1.23.16

Posted by on Jan 25, 2016 in Playlists |

SAR All Stars El Manicero
Cachao Centro San Augustin
Charanga Caribe Separala Tambien
Chappotin y Sus Estrellas Quimbombo
Alberto Zayas Oigan Senores Por Favor
Johnny Ray Descarga No. 2
Mayaula Mayoni Mosese
Orchestre Somo Somo Moses 2000
Ohio Players Fire
Bossacucanove Samba de Minha Terra
L.T.D. Back In Love Again
Claude Gomis Terra Dance
Epee & Koum Bouger Bouger
Les Vikings D’Haiti Vikings en Joie
Blind Willie Johnson It’s Nobody’s Fault But Mine
Kitenge Odjali na Mouchoir
Thomas & Metlha unk.
Furry Lewis John Henry
Solly Sekitikiti
Bukka White Bukka’s Jitterbug Swing
Ronne Happy New Year
Rev. Edward W. Clayborn You Will Never Know Who Is Your Friend
Abeti Masikini I Love You
Charanga de la 4 Que Me Digan Feo
Baron Feeling It
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Groove Time Playlist 1.16.16

Posted by on Jan 18, 2016 in Playlists |

Saoco Papa Montero
Santos Colon Guaguanco Margarito
Chocolate Armenteros Trompeta en Montuno
Sam Mangwana Ibrahim
Samba Mapangala w/Orch. Virunga Pangeni Uzazi
Les Ambassadeurs Sabar
Aby Ngana Diop Ndame
Dur-Dur Band Hayeelin
Suzy & Eric Thompson Jongle a Moi
Los Chiches Vallenatos El Huerfanito
Los Tucanes de Tijuana El Papa de los Politos
Meredith Axlerod & Jerron Paxton My Blue Heaven
Los Canelos de Durango El Senor de la Montana
Jim Kweskin & Meredith Axelrod Blue Skies
Chocolate Armenteros El Manicero
Papa Wet Un Merite Approuve
Ed Watson & His Brass Circle Do Dem Back
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Alma del Barrio & Groove Time Playlists 1.9.16

Posted by on Jan 11, 2016 in Playlists |

Estrellas de Areito Hasta Pantojo Baila Mi Son
Estrellas Cobo Rumba Quimbumba
Eddie Palmieri Sujetate la Lengua
El Gran Combo Brujeria
Cuco Valoy Manuela
Fruko y Sus Tesos Charanga Campesina
Sam Cooke A Change Is Gonna Come
Charanga Casino La Bamba
Enrique Alvarez y su Charanga Mi Violin Charanguero
Les Bantous del la Capitale Bantous Pachanga
Bimi Ombale Nibe
Evoloko Jocker Souvenir
Orchestre Volo Volo Isabelle
Gamma Express Lese Yo Pale
Tabu Ley Rochereau Maika
Mose Fan Fan & Orch. Somo Somo Jamy Jamy
Septentrional 5eme Komandman
Orchestre Tropicana d’Haiti Randevou Chanpet
The Daytons Two Hi Ti, Ti Ti
Hot Chocolate You Sexy Thing
De Opels Kay Lay Lay Pom Pom
Baron Pom Pom Shorts
Sam Cooke & The Soul Stirrers Nearer My God to Thee
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Groove Time Playlist 12.26.15

Posted by on Dec 28, 2015 in Playlists |

Here’s a few of the best of 2015:

Gonzalo Rubalcaba El Hijo Mensajero
Septeto Santiaguero y El Canario Gusto y Sabor
Buena Vista Social Club Guajira en F
Zomba Prison Project Please, Don’t Kill My Child
Franco et le T.P. OK Jazz Mbongo
Bana OK & Simaro Youna
Koffi Olomide Manioko Frites
Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn New South Africa
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba Madou
Les McCann & Eddie Harris Cold Duck Time
Chris Ardoin Zydeco Fever
The Revelers Toi, Tu Veux Plus de Moi
Werrason Sans Poteau
Zaiko Langa Langa Astrida
Gilberto Gil Mancada
Jon Cleary Boneyard
The Mavericks (Waiting For) The World To End
Rocky Dawuni Shine a Light
Machel Montano Erupt
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Groove Time Playlist 12.19.15

Posted by on Dec 21, 2015 in Playlists |

Cachao A la Loma de Belen
Felix Chappotin y Miguelito Cuni Lechon y Bachata
New Swing Sextet A la Loma de Belen
Nat King Cole Joy to the World
African Gospel Choir Avak Avak
Tatopani African Christmas
Marie Jo Marlin Bele Nwel
Mini All Stars Noel Compas
Kumbiambero 213 La Pollera Colora
Los Chiches Vallenatos El Huerfanito
Charanga Cakewalk La Negra Celina
Ray Charles Baby It’s Cold Outside
Lenny Welch Since I Fell for You
Wangeci Mbogo Usiku Mtukufu
Kristo Numpuby La Mauvaise Reputation
Cella Stella Bobe Na Bongo
Joseph Spence Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Kasika & Benzo Woy Mabo
Oliver Lake Steel Quartet Little Drummer Boy
Los Barbaros del Ritmo Zion Send Come Call Me
Banks Soundtech Steel Orchestra The First Noel
Lord Kitchener Christmas Greetings
Lord Nelson Party For Santa Claus
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Groove Time Playlist 12.5.15

Posted by on Dec 7, 2015 in Playlists |

Arsenio Rodriguez Como Traigo la Yuca
Larry Harlow Tumba y Bongo
Havana Gila Hava Nagila
Balkan Beart Box Hermetico
The Coasters On Broadway
Big Mama Thornton Hound Dog
Ernesto dos Santos Bambo Du Bambu
Pagod’art Bole-Bole
Tchakabum Explosao
Jackie Wilson Lonley Teardrops
Blood, Sweat & Tears And When I Die
Bixiga 70 Machado
Kocani Orkestar Siki Siki Baba
Andre Sampaio & Sekou Diarra Wababa
Skowa & Mafia Deus Me Faca Funky
Trio Mocoto Kriola
Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70 Expensive S**t
Abayomy Afrobeat Orquestra Eru
Inner Circle & Sons of MyStro Tenement Yard
Toque Novo Piririm Pom Pom
Taxi Frenchman
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Groove Time Playlist 11.28.15

Posted by on Dec 2, 2015 in Playlists |

Henri Debs Yo Enme Repete
Malavoi Carretero
Ti Manno Amour Volo
Shak Shah plus Alliance Carolina
Roderigue et Toto La M’ Te Ye
Luc Leandry Ba Yo Dio Coco
Sadi Lancreot Simao
Volo Volo Amour-Volo
Wendo Kolosoy & Rumbanella Band Marie Louise
Ferre Gola Kibombanda
Papa Wemba Mere Otan
Zaiko Langa Langa Nkolo Mboka Susu Atambuli Yenga
Nyboma Lemba Lemba
Negro Succes Mokili Ebeta Ngai Fimbo
Loketo Super K
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Groove Time Playlist 11.21.15

Posted by on Nov 23, 2015 in Playlists |

AfroCubism Guantanamera
Doh Albert En Guantanamo
Abby Surya Tant Pis Por Toi
Tabu Ley Rochereau Maze
Orch. Les Grands Maquisards Miriam Mboka
Don Nuanga Ya Ngai Cherie
Bopol Mansiamina Because No Money
Kasse Mady Diabate Balomina Mwanga
Cheikh Lo Tougayu M’Bedd
Salif Keita & Mory Kante Kandoun
Rail Band Demba
Nainy Kone Ne Sabou
Benyoro Haidara Sirito
Orchestre Regional de Sikasso Tiebaou
Les Ambassadeurs Mana Mana
Sammy Akpabot & His All Stars Save For a Rainy Day
Swallow Wine On Something
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Groove Time Playlist 11.14.15

Posted by on Nov 16, 2015 in Playlists |

Alvin Cash & The Crawlers Twine Time
Ray Barretto El Watusi
Alfredo Valdes Jr. & Carlos el Grande A Catano
Baba Gaston Illunga Illunga
Orchestre G.O. Malebo Kambele Mbele
Franco & le T.P. OK Jazz Ayant Droit
Sekou Diabate unk.
Orchestre Baobab On Verra
Bembeya Jazz Soli Au Wassoulou
Sonny Rollins Blessing in Disguise
Warsaw Afrobeat Orchestra No Such Thing
Ikwunga Di Bombs
Issa Bagayogo Clew Mawele
Ismael Lo Ceddo
Youssou N’dour Africa Dream Again
Kobo Town Joe The Paranoiac
The Ethiopians Everything Crash
Soweto Gospel Choir One Love
Israel Kamakawiwo’ole Wonderful World
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Reggae Show Playlist 11.7.15

Posted by on Nov 16, 2015 in Playlists |

Shaggy Josey Wales, Mr. Vegas The Voices of Sweet Jamaica
The Mighty Diamonds Right Time
Max Romeo & The Upsetters Smile Out of Style
The Melodians Rock It With Me
The Pioneers Poor Ramses
Lorna Bennett Breakfast In Bed
Phyllis Dillon Perfidia
Peter Tosh & Winston Scotland Maga Dog
Bob Marley Put It On
Niney the Observer Babylon Tan Well
Ernest Ranglin Rock It With Me
Victor Essiet & The Mandators Mi Friends
Eric Donaldson Blue Boots
The Pioneers Boss festival
The Maytals Koo Koo
Stanley Beckford Sam Fi Man
The Jolly Boys Love in the Cemetery
Pinchers Agony
Barrington Levy Mind Yuh Mouth
Beenie Man & The Taxi Gang Foundation
The Heptones I’ve Got the Handle
Terry Linen You Look Like Love
Dobby Dobson Loving Pauper
Roy Ellis The Skinheads Laugh At Me
Court Jester’s Crew Get Ready Rock Steady
Count Lasher Island Gal Sally
Lauerl Aitken Sally Brown
The Itals Me Waan Justice
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Groove Time Playlist 11.7.15

Posted by on Nov 16, 2015 in Playlists |

Laba Sosseh & Orquesta Aragon Djarabi
Orquesta Ritmo Oriental Nena Asi No Se Vale
Waldemar Bastos Querida Angola
Africa Negra Deco Se Deco
Ferre Gola Tunnel
Koffi Olomide Manioko Frites
Ya Dino Mabe Liwa
Dindo Yogo Plus d’Amour
Evangelist Dr. Ebenezer Obey Igbinedion Pt.2
Volo Volo Vive Compas
Scorpio Universal Move Zanmi
Tatiana Miath La Vi
Tanya St-Val Vini Vwe Mwen
Jocelyne Beroard Key Manman
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Groove Time Playlist 10.31.15

Posted by on Nov 16, 2015 in Playlists |

Septeto Santiaguero & El Canario Rita la Caimana
Ralphy Santi y Choco Orta Sin Clave y Bongo No Hay Son
Nina Simone I Put a Spell On You
Jimmy Smith Got My Mojo Working
Dede Saint-Prix Magwad pou Ayiti
Michel Godzom Serpent Maigre
Les Loupes Noir Bam Lajan Pito
Voudon Benin Papa Zibotey
Honore Avolonto Tin Lin Non
CAP Zombie Jamboree
Fela Kuti Zombie
Wawa et Son Groupe Bade
Miklos Spanyi Toccata & Fugue in D Minor
Dede Saint-Prix Sonao
Sorry Bamba Porry
unk. Polyrythmie
Screaming Jay Hawkins I Put a Spell On You
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan Stone Cold Dead in the Market
Jolly Boys Love in the Cemetery
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Groove Time Playlist 10.24.15

Posted by on Oct 26, 2015 in Playlists |

Estrellas de Envidia Lo Que Sea, Varon
Charanga La Tapa Macorina
Delvis el Salsero Independance Tcha Tcha
Koffi Olomide Kolemba Te
Dr. Nico & African Fiesta Sukisa Kiri Kiri Mabina ya Sika
Isifi Lokole Kania
Solomon Burke It’s All Right
Deane Ogden Kwela
The Olympics Dance By the Light of the Moon
Black Moses & McCoy Mrubat Abasekhweni
Tempo All Stars Take Off
Youlou Mabiala Tomanitu
Madilu & Nyboma Voisin
Pamelo Mounka Assetou Oun Djarabi
Cachaito Lopez Hey Good Lookin’
Chris Ardoin Zydeko Fever
Gregory Isaacs Objection Overruled
Lil’ Nathan & Zydeco Big Timers Objection Overruled
Reggie Msomi’s Hollywood Jazz Band Midnight Ska
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Groove Time Playlist 10.17.15

Posted by on Oct 19, 2015 in Playlists |

Dou Los Compadres Cana Quema
Septeto Santiaguero y El Canario Hay un Runrun
Coupe Cloue Leogane
Toto Necessite Danise
Claudette et Ti Pierre Azikilikio
Haitiando Pa Koute Konsey
Zenglen Tempo
Tabou Combo Marie Marie
Gazman Couleur Adrienne
Jean Robert Garius Ti Poulette
Chucho Valdes La Negra Tomasa
Eddie Palmieri Cuidate Compay
Franco Sandoka
Tabu Ley Ponce Pilate
The Mighty Sparrow Congo Man
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Alma del Barrio Playlist 10.11.15

Posted by on Oct 12, 2015 in Playlists |

As always, it was a great pleasure to fill in for the esteemed Eddie Lopez.

Chucho Valdes El Manicero
Chucho Valdes y Irakere Dile a Catalina
Los Guaracheros de Oriente El Jaleo
Carnets de Revolucion En Guantanamo en 1920
Alberto Zayas Mi Rumbon
Carmen Flores Mata Siguaraya
Celeste Mendoza Consuelate Como Yo
Carlos Embale Pim-Pum-Pam-Blen-Blen-Blen
Edwin Bonilla Homenaje a los Rumberos
Los Nemus del Pacifico La Primera Rumbera
Francisco Rojas Rumba de la Calle
Alfredo Valdes Jr. A Catano
Son Yambu Co Co Mai Mai
J. J. Oliveros Kikiriki
La Son Charanga Al Son de la Charanga
Johnny Polanco Cocinando un Son
Chivirico Davila Ya Llege
Chino Espinoza y Los Duenos del Son Pa’ Que a Finque
Juan Carlos Alfonso y Su Dan Den Sonnes del Benny
Son Boricua Guajira Josefina
Alfredo Valdes Jr. Se Te Cayo el Tabaco
Nelson Gonzalez Y Soy Feliz
Eddie Palmieri Ay Que Rico
Alegre All Stars Yumbambe
Tromboranga Descarga con Pachanga
Jimmy Bosch Que Bonito Es Sonar
Maraca El Fuelle
Machete y Cana Caminando
Ray Barretto Que Viva la Musica
Caravana Cubana Chucho Carabali
Andrea Brachfeld Almendra
Bongo Logic Charanga-Rama
La India de Oriente Guajira Guantanamera
Saoco Lejos del Batey
Pupi Legaretta Canallon
Colon 264 Jesusito Vendiendo el Timbal
Arsenio Rodriguez Albanciosa
Estrellas Cobo El Sopon
Orq. La Moderna Tradicion Mayeya, No Jueges con los Santos
Orq. Broadway Sin Confianza Conmigo
Orq. Aragon con Cheo Feliciano Son al Son
Orq. Neno Gonzalez Son Veulta Bajero
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Groove Time Playlist 10.10.15

Posted by on Oct 12, 2015 in Playlists |

El Manicero Chucho Valdes
El Manicero/Mayeya Les Bantous de la Capitale
Ferre Gola Couvre Feu
Zaiko Langa Langa Eka
Orchestre Macchi Lola Muana
Vijana Jazz Band Koko Koko #1
Keletegui et Ses Tambourinis I Boyen-Boyen
Pivi et Ses Balladins Djina Moussi
Tropical Djoli Band de Faranah Soko
Jazz Crusaders Stomp and Buck Dance
Claude Gomis Terra Dance
Euforquestra Ochun
Chicago Afrobeat Project Jekajo
Benyoro Sackodugu
Kandia Kouyate Koala Boumba
Youssou N’dour Bamba
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Groove Time 10.3.15

Posted by on Oct 12, 2015 in Uncategorized |

No playlist today folks, it was our annual fund razor here at KXLU.  Our sincere thanks to all whose generosity and devotion to good music insure that Groove Time will be on the air for another year here in Los Angeles and around the world via kxlu.com.

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Groove Time Playlist 9.26.15

Posted by on Sep 28, 2015 in Playlists |

Herman Olivera El Son
Wayne Gorbea’s Salsa Picante Clavo y Martillo
Franco & Le T.P. OK Jazz Non
Sam Mangwana & The African All-Stars Tokoma Famille
Pivi & Ses Balladins Djina Moussi
Bembeya Jazz National A Koukou We
Contours Do You Love Me
Ya Ntesa Dalienst & Le Maquisard Dipela
Amadou Balake Kambele Ba
Daby Toure Debho
Sekou Diabate unk
Tabu Ley Rochereau Mambo Hawaienne
Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra Che Che Cole
Hedzoleh Soundz Kyekye Kole
Fela Kuti & Roy Ayers Africa
Victor Essiet & The Mandators Mi Friends
Daby Toure Oma
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Groove Time Playlist 9.19.15

Posted by on Sep 21, 2015 in Playlists |

Cuarteto Oriente Mueve la Cintura Mulata
Ban Rarra Rico Vacilon
Franco & Vicky Ku Kissantu Kikwende Ko
Andre-Marie Tala Celle Qui T’a Aime
Bavon Marie Marie Lucie Tozongana
Josky Kiambukuta Moni Mambu
Dr. Sir Warrior Madu Mezie Nduya
Natasha Bizo Casser Bambu
Ramblers Dance Band Ima Abasi
Sulay Abubakar Baby Hanna
Afro Nacional Money Palava
Kanda Bongo Man Sai
Hilarion Nguema Calomnis
Prince Eyango Patou
Bezerra da Silva Malandragem da Um Tempo
Ata Kak Moma Yendodo
Forro in the Dark Aquele Abraco
The Pioneers Bring Him Come
Ba-Boom Mano Sujou
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Groove Time Playlist 9.12.15

Posted by on Sep 21, 2015 in Playlists |

Oderquis Reve y su Changui Potpourri de Changui
Mose Fan Fan Papa Lolo
Youlou Mabiala Kumbe Kumbe
Theo Blaise Kounkou Massy
Baba Gaston Illunga Illunga
Sunny Bobo Umuneji
Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe Owu Kwuku Njo
Coupe Cloue Myan Myan
Roger Colas Paulette
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The Reggae Show Playlist 9.5.15

Posted by on Sep 8, 2015 in Playlists |

Victor Uwaifo Joromi
Victor Essiet & The Mandators Things Fall Apart
Terry Linen Bam Bam
Toots & The Maytals Times Tough
Bob Marley & The Wailers Baby We’ve Got a Date
Clancy Eccles Fatty Fatty
The Melodians Rock It With Me
The Maytones Hard Time
The Maytals Pee Pee Cluck Cluck
The Gaylads Soul Sister
Crema Americana Beside You
Stanley Beckford Feel Like Jumpin’
Sons of MyStro Feel Like Jumping
Specials A Message to You Rudie
Silvertones/Lee Perry Sweets for My Sweet
The Drifters Sweets for My Sweet
Lady Saw & Shaggy Love Is Strange
Micky & Silvia Love Is Strange
Laurel Aitken Get Rock Get Steady
Val Bennet The Russians Are Coming/Take Five
Typical Fete One, Two, Three
Shaggy Oh Carolina
Yellowman Wha Dat
Tiger Puppy Love
Unk. If They Could They Would
Ward 21 Jump & Skip
The Congos La La Bam Bam
El General Tu Pum Pum
The Heptones I’ve Got the Handle
The Pioneers Poor Ramses
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Groove Time Playlist 9.5.15

Posted by on Sep 8, 2015 in Playlists |

Jose Conde y Ola Fresca Pititi y Piti
La Charanga Rubalcaba Mosaico Cubano
La Son Charanga El Sopon
Kimbolo Douley N’to N’kama
Yomo Toro La Bamba
Pamelo Mounk’a & Les Bantous Congo Na Biso
Malage de Lugendo Sadara
Baloji Le Jours d’Apres
Maika Munan Congo Masters
Bisso Na Bisso C.O.N.G.O.
Balla Ndiaye et Salsa Vision Medley
Star Band de Dakar Courabissane
Orchestre Baobab Fuutu Toro
Los Afro Salseros de Senegal Aminata
Orquesta Ritmo Oriental Una Descarga Qualquiera
Orquesta Maravillas de Florida Mi Guiro Experimental
Kekele Baninga
Kekele Petenge
Dr. Victor Abimbola Olaiya Mr. Judge
Gentleman Mike Ejeagha Onye Lua Nya Lia
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Alma del Barrio Playlist 9.5.15

Posted by on Sep 8, 2015 in Playlists |

Abelardo Barroso En Guantanamo
Henry Fiol No e Pa Tanto
Fernando Lavoy y los Soneros El Mensajero
Angel Melendez & The 911 Mambo A Gozar Timbero
Tito Puente Guaguanco Margarito
Celia Cruz Cao Cao Mani Picao
Chappotin y Sus Estrellas Canallon
Chuito el de Bayamon No Creo en Amigos
PUERTO RICO ALL STARS INTRODUCCION PR ALL STARS
Celina y Reutillo Tumba la Cana
Bomba con Trovadores Soy la Cancion
El Gran Combo Dejeme Tranquilo
Cortijo y Su Combo Ton Ton Canelo
Grupo Caribe Casco y Juey
Jose Conde y Ola Fresca Pititi y Titi
La Charanga Rubalcava Mosaico Cubano
La Son Charanga El Sopon
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Alma del Barrio Playlist 8.23.15

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in Playlists |

I enjoyed the honor of filling in for El Padrino, Eddie Lopez, today.

Milton Cardona Elegua
Sexteto Habanero No Jueges con Los Santos
Orquesta Ritmo Oriental La Ritmo Te Esta Llamando
Estrellas de Areito Guajira Guantamera
Charanga Casino Ganas de Bailar el Son
Nestor Torres Goza Como Yo
Papaito El Son Te Llama
Chocolate Guaguanco de Chocolate
Monguito Yo No Soy Mentiroso
Monte Adentro Lo Que Mas Me Gusta
Conjunto Crema Cangrejada
Mongorama Palo Mayombe
Sonora Carruseles Salsa y Control
Johnny Pacheco y Hector Cassanova Agua de Clavelito
Boogaloo ‘Assassins Do You Wanna Dance
Spanglish Fly Me Gusta Mi Bicicleta
Olga Tanon Medley Boogaloo
Dizzy Gillespie Cubana Be Cubana Bop
Orc. Dizzy Gillespie Manteca
Eddie Palmieri Ay Que Rico
Bloque 53 Tumba Puchunga
Tromboranga Descarga con Pachanga
DLG Juliana
Septeto Tipico Oriental Descarga de Son
Ban Rarra Nengon
Faustino Oramas Cuidado Con el Perro
Don Gonzalo Fernandez Popurri Picao
Oscar D’Leon El Manicero
El Nene El Palito de la Alcancia
Celia Cruz La Negra Tiene Tumbao
Eddie Palmieri Adoracion
Miguel Quintana Manane
Pancho Amat Medley
Saoco El Platanero
Los Munequitos de Matanzas Vengo con Ire
Beny More Santa Isabel de las Lajas
Charnaga de la 4 Santa Isabel de las Lajas
Fania All-Stars Quitate Tu
Hector Lavoe Songorocosongo
Susie Hansen Elegua
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Groove Time Playlist 8.22.15

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in Playlists |

Orq Don Gonzalo Fernandez Yo No Camino Mas y Pare Cochero
Alberto Zayas Cumaye
Willie Colon Che Che Cole
Hedzoleh Soundz Kyekye Kole
Hedzoleh Soundz Rekpete
Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band Mewo Akoma
Obo Addy & Kukrudu Osoleo
Eric Agyman Matutu Mirika
Babaloo Cherry Yo Yo
Chief Dr. Oliver De Coque Identity
Chief Stephen Osadebe Kedu America
Fela Kuti Water No Get Enemy
Corsairs Smokey Places
Henry Cole & The Afrobeat Collective Trabajala
Grammacks Wooy Mideba
Ralph Conde Gwada
Western Standard Time Peanut Vendor
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Groove Time Playlist 8.8.15

Posted by on Aug 9, 2015 in Playlists |

R. Avich, P. Amat, Sanmi Perez, etc. Convergencia
Johnny Ray Descarga el Tres
O. Poly Rhythmo & Pierre Tchana Il N’est Jamais Trop Tard
Theirry Mantuika & Jerry Dialungana OK Jazz Medley
Roger Kom Je Vais a Yaounde
Epee & Koum Bouger Bouger
Prince Eyango Patou
Moni Bile, Ben Decca, Manu Dibango Nostalgie
Mayong Ambroise Bikutsi Classe Plus
Papa Wet Un Merite Approuve
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Groove Time Playlist 8.1.15

Posted by on Aug 9, 2015 in Playlists |

Afia Mala Gamelilo
Charanga Casino Ganas de Bailar el Son
Star Band Number 1 de Dakar Geej
Africando Yay Boy
Lucie Eyengo & Negro Sucess Georgrette Naleli Yo
Bavon Marie Marie Nakata Suerment ya Bolingo
Le Ry-Co Jazz Gariophona
Bana OK Ma Hele
Simaro Lutumba Affaire Kitikwala
Cindy le Coeur S’il Te Plait
Koffi Olomide Bana Zebola
Phil Control Chimin l’Anmou
Zin O-pa
Leila Gobi Hari Nafa
Aretha Franklin See Saw
Khaira Arby Youba
Wendy Rene Bar-B-Q
Walter Ferguson Calaloo
Brute Force Steel Band Beastly Merengue
Mighty Sparrow Ten to One
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Groove Time Playlist 7.25.15

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Playlists |

Sonando Bruca Manigua
Les Bantous de la Capitale Boumamou Sili
Wuta Mayi Le Monde N’est Pas Mechant
Zaiko Langa Langa Ngeli Ngeli
Los Afro-Salseros de Senegal Borom Gal
Ouzin Ndiaya Baye Waly
Mini All Stars Contredanse #2
Webert Sicot Controleur
Otis Taylor Ten Million Slaves
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba Waati
Clarke Buehling Pompey Ran Away
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba Jama Ko
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba Madou
Ali Farka Toure & Toumani Diabate Kadi Kadi
Kasse Mady Diabate Maimouna
Djeli Moussa Diawara Giunea Malga
The Kora Band Serifu Sidi
Count Lasher’s Seven Breadfruit Season
Vanilla Boy
Ernest Ranglin & Monty Alexander Double Barrel
Delfayo Marsalis & Monty Alexander Simmer Down
Ska Cubano Coqueatando
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Groove Time Playlist 7.18.15

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Playlists |

Chano Pozo & Arsenio Rodriguez Cumaye/Semilla de Cana Brava/So Caballo
Machito Sopa de Pichon
Tito Puente Guaguanco Margarito
Tito Rodriguez Blen Blen Blen
Tipica 73 Rumba y Guaguanco
Uncredited choir Ejala Eid
Chris Kenner Rocket to the Moon
Les Tetes Brulees Nkulnnam
Franco & T.P. OK Jazz Massu
Tabu Ley Rochereau Monsieur Malonga
Zilizopendwa Mwangele
Eddy Kenzo Kikili Dance
Franky Vincent Tu Veux Mon Zizi
Jocelyne Beroard We Yo
Luc Leandry Be Mawo
Dede Saint-Prix Roule
Karizma Debouche
System Band Zo
Shabba Djakout Haiti Mondial
Walter Ferguson Computer
Lord Lebby & Jamaican Calypsonians Dr. Kinsey Report
Stranger Cole & Gladdy Anderson Skanking Monkey
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Groove Time Playlist 7.11.15

Posted by on Jul 12, 2015 in Playlists |

Saoco Siempre Sere Guajiro
Celia Cruz Contrapunto Musical
Ferre Gola Tantot Plutot
Koffi Olomide Bana Zebola
Mayaula Mayoni Cheri Bondowe
Malage de Lugendo Moto Nguma
Victor Delver Spionaj
Kreyol La Peyi Cho Pa Pou Mwen
Kasse Mady Diabate Balomina Mwanga
Ba Cissoko Maimouna
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba Waati
Boncana Maiga El Son de Djeneba
Thomas Mapfumo Hondo
Leonard Dembo Manager
Chazezesa Challengers Chindidawo
Soca Boys Dollar Wine
Soca 2000 Go Down to Lotte
Machel Montano Erupt
The Corporation Walking Thru’ Jerusalem
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Groove Time Playlist 7.4.15

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in Playlists |

Cachao Africa Viva
Sam Mangwana Jamais Kolonga
Grand Kalle Independence Cha Cha
Grand Kalle & l’African Jazz Table Ronde
Baloji Le Jour d’Apres
Tabou Combo Independence Cha Cha
Pierre Akendengue Silence
Ya Dino Sala Vie Malembe
Theo Blaise Kounkou Belle Amicha
Tchico Tchicaya & Lolo Lolita Jeannot
Tropical Fiesta 50eme Anniversaire
Tabu Ley Rochereau Likambo Ya Mokanda
Orchestre Bella Bella Nakomitunaka
Ya Ntesa Dalienst & Le Maquisard Dipela
Orch. Mando Negro Kwala-Kwa Massamba M J
Orch. T.P. OK Jazz Mbata na Elongi
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The Reggae Show Playlist 6.20.15

Posted by on Jul 4, 2015 in Playlists |

Ernie Smith Medley
Tenor Saw Ring the Alarm
The Expanders Top Shelf
Eric Donaldson Miserable Woman
Justin Hinds & The Dominoes Rub Up Push Up
Slim Smith Burning Horns
O-Matic Charging Warrior
Val Bennet The Russians Are Coming
Junior Murvin Gipsy Woman
The Heptones I’ve Got the Handle
Cornel Campbell Just My Imagination
The Pioneers Long Shot Kick de Bucket
The Upsetters Handy Cap
The Congos La La Bam Bam
The Corporation Walking Thru Jerusalem
Conroy Smith Dangerous
Half Pint Greetings
Shaggy, Josey Wales, Mr. Vegas, etc. Sweet Jamaica
Singing Melody Say What
King Tubby & The Aggrovators Straingt to Trico Lee’s Head
The Skatalites Ball of Fire
Stranger Cole & Gladdy Anderson Skanking Monkey
Clinton Fearon Come By Yah
Stranger Cole & Lester Sterling Bangarang
Gregory Isaacs My Number One
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Groove Time Playlist 6.20.15

Posted by on Jul 4, 2015 in Playlists |

Prince Nico Mbarga Good Father
Monguito En Mi Casa Baila Rumba
Mon Rivera & Willie Colon Se Te Quemo La Casa
Celia Cruz Lalle Lalle
Lucie Eyengo Dit Moninga
Mpongo Love Ndaya
Adikwa Depala Moni Moni Non Dey
Koffi Olomide Bana Zebola
Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band Mewo Akoma
Eric Agyeman I Don’t Care
Ashiwa Nyomkro Koobi Aware
Mzbel Bra Fiifi
Master Musicians of Jajouka Jnuin
Johnny Polanco El Tumbao de Cachao
Ferre Gola Tantot Plutot
Fally Ipupa Anissa
Jewel Ackah Mesan Mako Menkyi
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Groove Time Playlist 6.13.15

Posted by on Jul 4, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Today we had the pleasure of hosting the esteemed Banning Eyre, author, musician and photographer, to discuss his book Lion Songs:  Thomas Mapfumo and the Music That Made Zimbabwe and played music from an accompanying CD of the same name.  Despite the fact that there was more talk than during any (non-fundraising) edition of Groove Time, we’re sure you were edified and entertained by the fascinating Mr. Eyre.

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Groove Time Playlist 6.6.15

Posted by on Jun 8, 2015 in Playlists |

Los Hacheros Cha Cha Herzila
Jose Conde & Ola Fresca Ay Que Rico
Alberto Zayas Ponte Saya Colora
Bill Withers Use Me
Guy Lobe Union Libre
Little Anthony & The Imperials Shimmy Shimmy Ko-Ko-Bop
The Five Royales Do the Cha Cha Cherry
Machito El Yerbero
Rockin’ Dopsie Jr. Mambo #5
Perez Prado Skokiaan
Chris Kenner Rocket to the Moon
The Five Royales Washboard
Amede Ardoin Two Step de Eunice
Chris Ardoin M.V.P.
Horace Trahan Ossun Get Down
Don Covay Come See About Me
Thomas Mapfumo Tinodanana
Kassav Zouk-La-Se Sel Medikaman Nou Ni
King Sunny Ade Nibi Lekeleke Gbe Nfosho
King Sunny Ade Synchro Feelings
James Brown Night Train
Jamsey P Soca Daggering
Bunji & Superblue Party Start
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Groove Time Playlist 5.30.15

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Playlists |

Johnny Pacheco Suavito
Alfredo Valdes Jr. A Catano
Septeto Santiaguero Rita la Caimana
Bana OK Cedou
Soki Vangu N’zing Zong
Tchico Tchicaya Dinamic Afro Soukous
Isidore Tamwo Emancipee Mariama
Moni Bile Chagrin d’Amour
Fela Kuti Gentleman
The Afromotive Lies
Easy Kabaka Brown Onbumi
Roberto Watts Rum
Mighty Sparrow Congo Man
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Groove Time Playlist 5.16.15

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Playlists |

Septeto Santiaguero Gusto y Sabor
World Saxophone Quartet West African Snap
Magic Sax Quartet Cachita
Fally Ipupa Anissa
Simaro Massiya Lutumba Affaire Kitikwala
Jane Bunnett & Maqueque Canto a Babba
Mongorama Palo Mayombe
Thomas Mapfumo Pfumvu Pa Ruzevha
Mbira Dze Nharira Sango Dema
B B King Woke Up This Morning My Baby’s Gone
Slim Harpo Tip On It
Charlie Patton A Spoonful Blues
Robert Johnson Preaching Blues
Bukka White Special Streamline
Albert King Calling on My Darlin’
Mississippi John Hurt Corrina Corrina
Son House Death Letter Blues
Elmore James Done Somebody Wrong
B B King Hully Gully Twist
John Lee Hooker Boom Boom
Howlin’ Wolf Smokestack Lightning
B B King Don’t You Lie to Me
Mose Allison Your Mind Is On Vacation
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Groove Time Playlist 5.9.15

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Playlists |

Las Maravillas de Mali Boogaloo Sera Mali
Charanga la Tapa Macorina
Prince Nico Mbarga Sweet Mother
Inner Circle Tenement Yard remix
Vitamin String Quartet Brown Eyed Girl
Sons of MyStro Feel Like Jumping
Angelique Kidjo Ebile
Soweto Gospel Choir Rivers of Babylon
Rockapella Up On The Roof/Wonderful World
Vocal Sampling Montuno Sampling
The Mighty Echoes Whispering Bells
Zap Mama Etupe
World Saxophone Quartet West African Snap
Ferre Gola Panzi Likolo
Cindy le Coeur & Koffil Olomide Libebe
Bumba Massa Vincent Gomes
Koffi Olomide La Foudre
Rumbanella Band Ngalula
Kekele Baninga
Laba Sosseh & Orchesta Aragon Djarabi
Amadou Balake Warico
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Groove Time Playlist 5.2.15

Posted by on May 4, 2015 in Playlists |

Barbarito Torres & Pancho Amat Una Vasca en Camaguey
Johnny Pacheco Oyeme Mulata
Bana OK Ozangi Biso Lumbo
Franco & le T.P. OK Jazz Ambozi Ya Pambu
Le Konpa Nap Monte la Sous
Webert Sicot Pa Gin Panne
Michel Martelly Pa Manyen Famn Nan
Les Shleu Shleu Sept Peches Capitaux
Mayaula Mayoni & Malage de Lugendo Fiona Fiona
Brenda Fassie Vuli Ndlela
Black Moses & McCoy Mrubata Emlotheni
Abdullah Ibrahim Black & Brown Cherries
Ibhekitshe Namajongosi Umaduna Omnyama
Lee Dorsey Working In the Coal Mine
Cannonball Adderley The Work Song
1968: feat. Rasheed Ali Up In Smoke
Duke Work It Up
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The Reggae Show Playlist 4.25.15

Posted by on May 4, 2015 in Playlists |

The Songbirds Rum & Coca-Cola
Cantoamerica Calaloo
Peter Tosh Stepping Razor
Desmond Dekker & The Aces Double O Seven
Shaggy Bonafide Gal
Dobby Dobson Loving Pauper
Pat Kelly Dark End of the Street
The Melodians Come On Little Girl
Sanchez Place Mash Up
Frankie Paul & Pinchers Nothing No Deh
Israel Vibration Cantankerous
Desmond Dekker Pickney Gal
Desmond Dekker Soldering
Toots & The Maytals Redemption Song
The Heptones Sweet Talking
Toots & The Maytals Louie Louie
Horace Ferguson Try a Thing
Hubert Porter Bargie
The Techniques Love Is Not a Gamble
Sanchez Brown Eyes
Mighty Diamonds Pass the Kutchie
Ras Kimono Slavery Days
Don Drummond Knock Out Punch
The Skatalites Guns of Navarone
The Granville Williams Orchestra Hi-Life
The Maytones Throw Down Your Arms
The Ethiopians Things a Get From Bad to Worse
The Paragons The Tide Is High
Lee Perry & The Upsetters People Funny Boy
Silvertones It’s Real
The Gladiators Rude Boy Ska
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Groove Time Playlist 4.25.15

Posted by on May 4, 2015 in Playlists |

Laba Sosseh Macorina
Charlie & Eddie Palmieri Vamonos Pa’l Monte
Mose Se Sengo & Orch. Somo Somo Cheko
Elliot Small I’m a Devil
The Movers Bump Jive
Mpongo Love Kapwepwe
Abby Surya Tant Pis Pour Toi
Felix Wazekwa Adamu na Eva
Dr. Nico & Empompo Deyesse Je Suis Presse
Juan Bautista Asesina
El Gringo de la Bachata Soy Yo
Yoan Soriano La Vecenita
The Hallelujah Chicken Run Band Chaminuka Mukuru
Leonard Dembo Murombo
Ahmed Fofana, Alex Wilson Sangre Mandinga
Khaira Arby Haidara George
Sona Tata Simbo
Macire Sylla Guinee-Fare
Yaya el Bangou Kalanyi
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