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Latest CDs and DVDs April 2006

Finished copies of the following CDs and DVDs were received in the fRoots office during April 2006, the production period for the June 2006 issue. Please note that we do not list or review from advance CDRs or music outside fRoots' remit (see FAQ pages). Inclusion in these listings does not automatically mean that a printed review will follow, though it is more likely.

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Amsterdam Klezmer Band Remixed (Essay)
Natacha Atlas Mishmaoul (Mantra)
Michael Baird & Others The Ritmoloog Continues… (SWP)
Baka Gbine Gati Bongo (March Hare Music)
Ashwini Bhide Sandhya (Sense World Music)
Big Bill Broonzy Amsterdam Live Concerts 1953 (Munich)
Tom & Barbara Brown Tide Of Change (WildGoose)
Anne-Marie, Patrick, Eileen & Michel Byrne Crossing Borders (own label)
Céide Out Of Their Shell (Copperplate)
Purbayan Chatterjee Talaash (Sense World Music)
Popa Chubby Stealing The Devil’s Guitar (Dixiefrog)
Jennifer Cutting’s Ocean Orchestra Ocean: Songs For The Night Sea Journey (SunSign)
Ed Deane Slideshow (Blue Navigator)
Johnny Dickinson Sketches From The Road (Hard Road)
Ani Difranco Carnegie Hall 4.6.02 (Righteous Babe)
Lila Downs La Cantina: Entre Copa y Copa (EMI)
Casey Driessen 3D (Sugar Hill)
Earth Wind Sky Band Rroma Art III: Gipsy Tango (X-Produkcio)
Eyûb Elî Xemêkî; Bê Kotayî (Arts Production)
Fairport Convention The Fairport Companion (Castle)
Liu Fang Silk Sound (Accords Croises)
Dick Gaughan Lucky For Some (Greentrax)
Le Grand Orchestre du Comptoir de Marrakech Khamsa – Claude Challe Presents (Chall’omusic)
Di Grine Kuzine Berlin Wedding (Skycap)
Kevin Johansen & The Nada City Zen (Wrasse)
Kieran Kane, Kevin Welch & Fats Kaplin Lost John Dean (Dead Reckoning)
Kanteletrio Puinen Sydän/ Wooden Heart (Inkoon Musiiki)
Rashid Khan Reflection (Sense World Music)
Chris Thomas King Rise (21st Century Blues)
Klever In The Name Of Peace And Progress (Jagi Jagi)
Lazy Farmer Lazy Farmer (Sunbeam)
Pauliina Lerche Malanja (Ruote)
Los Lobos Wolf Tracks: The Best Of… (Rhino)
Lo’Jo Bazar Savant (Emma)
Trudy Lynn I’m Still Here (Sawdust Alley)
The Mahotella Queens Reign & Shine (Wrasse)
Erik Marchand, Costica Olan, Jacky Molard, Viorel Tajkuna Unu Daou Tri Chtar (Innacor)
Manus McGuire Fiddlewings (Shelly River Music)
Jeremiah McLane Freetown (Floating Bridge Music)
John McSherry & Dónal O’Connor Tripswitch (Vertical)
Christy Moore Live In Dublin 2006 (Columbia)
Ougenweide Ohrenschmaus/ Eulenspiegel (Bear Family)
Ougenweide Ougenweide/ All Die Weil Ich Mag (Bear)
Moni Ovadia Kavanàh (Promo Music)
Calvin Owens Blues Orchestra I Ain’t Gonna Be Yo’ Dog No Mo’ (Sawdust Alley)
Clive Palmer Banjoland (Sunbeam)
Mary-Anne Paterson Me (Sunbeam)
The Pendulums Moon Mountain (own label)
Dan Possumato Land Of Sunshine: Irish Traditional Music On The Melodeon And Button Accordion (own label)
Rattle On The Stovepipe 8 More Miles (WildGoose)
Freddie Roulette Man Of Steel (Tradition & Moderne)
Darko Rundek & Cargo Orkestrar Mhm A-ha Oh Yeah Dad-da (Piranha)
Sharg Uldusu Sahara Karevan (Sonopress)
Sheelanagig Uncle Lung (own label)
Show Of Hands Witness (Hands On Music)
Irma Thomas After The Rain (Rounder)
Timo Väänänen Mussiikkia (Maanite)
Tim Van Eyken Stiffs Lovers Holymen Thieves (Topic)
Various The Best There Ever Was (Yazoo)
Various Classic African-American Ballads (Smithsonian Folkways)
Various Dhow Crossing – A Taarab Voyage (Marimba/ Kultur & Spetakkel)
Various Falak: The Voice Of Destiny (Topic/BLSA)
Various Hausa Music (Inedit)
Various Volume One (Home)
Various Masters Of The Old-Time Country Autoharp (Smithsonian Folkways)
Various Midnight In Mali (Stern’s Africa)
Various Roots Of Mambo 1930-1950 (Frémeaux & Associés)
Various The Rough Guide To Merengue (World Music Network)
Various Sail Away: The Songs Of Randy Newman (Sugar Hill)
Various The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of (Yazoo)
Various Voices For Humans, Ancestors And Gods (Topic/BLSA)
Various Women Of Egypt 1924-1931 (Topic/BLSA)
The Whistlebinkies Albannach (Greentrax)


Wizz Jones Guitar Maestros Series 1 (Sound Techniques)
Michael Messer Guitar Maestros Series 1 (Sound Techniques)
Christy Moore Live In Dublin 2006 (Columbia)
Martin Simpson Guitar Maestros Series 1 (Sound Techniques)
Big Jim Sullivan Guitar Maestros Series 1 (Sound Techniques)
Steve Tilston Guitar Maestros Series 1 (Sound Techniques)
Various Blues Houseparty (Multicultural Media)
Various Mande Music And Dance (Lyrichord)

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