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Latest CDs and DVDs June 2006

Finished copies of the following CDs and DVDs were received in the fRoots office during June 2006, the production period for the August/September 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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Adesa Akoma (Heaven & Earth)
Bag Of Spanners Now Then… (own label)
Bazaaris Watersongs (Bazaarpool)
Berger Knutsson Spering Up Close (Country & Eastern)
Blond-Blond Trésors de la Chanson Judéo-Arabe (Buda)
Hamilton Camp Sweet Joy (Beachwood)
Guy Clark Workbench Songs (Dualtone)
Niamh De Búrca An Áit a Bhfuil do Chroi/ Where your Heart Lies… (Gael Linn)
Vaughn De Leath Dancing The Devil Away (Document)
Mercan Dede Breath (Doublemoon)
Ani Difranco Reprieve (Righteous Babe)
Forty Thieves Orkestar Forgotten Tales (Crafty Music)
Régis Gizavo, Louis Mhlanga & David Mirandon Stories (Marabi)
Marta Gómez Entre Cada Palabra (Chesky)
John Lee Hooker Too Much Boogie (SPV Blue)
Ustad Zakir Hussain Rhythmic Impressions Of… (Navras)
Solomon Ilori & His Afro-Drum Ensemble African High Life (Blue Note/EMI)
Hamish Imlach Cod Liver Oil & Orange Juice (Castle)
Iona A Celebration Of Twenty (Barnaby Productions)
Gilbert Isbin & Iep Fourier Avoid A Void (own label)
Pandit Jasraj Haveli Sangeet Vol. Two (Navras)
Delyth Jenkins Aros (Steam Pie)
Kasír Reel Irish (Go’ Danish Folk Music)
Ustad Sultan Khan Taras – The Longing (Navras)
BB King Take A Swing With Me (SPV Blue)
Rose Laughlin Souvenir (own label)
Lister Elektrisch Vuur/ Electric Fire (Lister Music)
Gabi Lunca Doua Mame Pentru-o Fata (Electrecord)
The Mahotella Queens Kazet (Marabi)
Lata Mangeshkar The Legend (Manteca)
Bob Marley & The Wailers One Love – At Studio One 1964-1966 (Heartbeat)
Menwar Ay Ay Lolo (Marabi)
Louis Mhlanga World Traveller (Sheer Sound)
Gani Mirzo 1001 Noches (World Village)
Osvaldo Montes y Anibal Arias Tango Para Todo El Mundo (Winter & Winter)
Oliver ‘Tuku’ Mtukudzi Wonai (Sheer Sound)
Donnie Munro Heart Of America (Greentrax)
The Muses Passing Time (own label)
Chris & Siobhan Nelson Day Has Dawned (own label)
Oliver N’Goma Saga (Lusafrica)
Number Nine Bread Street Number Nine Bread Street – Holyground: The Works Vol. 2 (Kissing Spell)
Séan Ó Riada Mise Éire (Gael Linn)
Reinette l’Oranaise Trésors de la Chanson Judéo-Arabe (Buda)
Peter Ostroushko Postcards (Red House)
Rue de la Muette Les Mauvais Coups (VMusic/ Le Chant du Monde)
Grupo Eduardo Saborit Que Linda Es Mi Cuba (Tumi)
Pete Seeger American Favorite Ballads Vol. 4 (Smithsonian Folkways)
Andy Sheppard Andy Sheppard (own label)
Dave Sheridan Sheridan’s Guesthouse (own label)
Dona Dumitru Siminica Inel, Inel de Aur (Electrecord)
Soname Unforgettable Land (Fortunate)
Soul Flower Mononoke Summit Deracine Ching Dong (Soul Flower/ BM)
Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra Polka In Paradise (Rounder)
Rodovaldo Suarez & Jesus Cruz Si Tu No Estuvieras (Le Chant du Monde)
Mark T. Where Are You Going? (Circle Of Sound)
Tcheka Nu Monda (Lusafrica)
Tritonus Alpan (own label)
Uiscedwr Circle (Yukka)
The Unit Playing Giants (Phat Controller)
Various Africa Calling: Live 8 At Eden (Real World)
Various AfricaVision: Musical Anthology Of African Cinema Vol. 2 (Buda)
Various Alberta: Wild Roses, Northern Lights (Smithsonian Folkways)
Various Border Lands: The Best Of Scottish Folk (Castle)
Various Bulawayo Jazz: Southern Rhodesia Zimbabwe 1950 ‘51 ‘52 (SWP)
Various Casa do Fado (Iris Music)
Various Classic Canadian Songs (Smithsonian Folkways)
Various Classic Labor Songs (Smithsonian Folkways)
Various Colonial Dance Bands 1950 & 1952 (SWP)
Various Congo: Rumba On The River (Syllart)
Various Fado – Portugal’s Blues (Cooking Vinyl)
Various France: Pays Basque/Basque Country/Kantuketan (Ocora)
Various Garden Of Delights (Discotheque/ Sanctuary)
Various Gypsy Beats And Balkan Bangers (Atlantic Jaxx)
Various Jazz-Mugham Bridges: Jazz Encounters With The Traditional Music Of Azerbaijan (American Voices)
Various Kenyan Songs And Strings 1950 & 1952 (SWP)
Various Laissez le Bons Temps Rouler! Authentic Cajun (Delta Music)
Various Landmarks: 30 Years Of Fellside Recordings (Fellside)
Various Mandekalou II (Syllart)
Various Mariachi Mexico (Cooking Vinyl)
Various Meditations On China (Cooking Vinyl)
Various Musiques Métisses: Océan Indien (Marabi)
Various No Child Soldiers (O+ Music)
Various Original Riddims (Trojan)
Various The Rocky Road To Dublin: The Best Of Irish Folk (Castle)
Various The Rough Guide To The Music Of Iran (World Music Network)
Various Scarborough Fair: The Best Of English Folk (Castle)
Various Ska Bonanza: The Studio One Ska Years (Heartbeat)
Various Tango Argentina (Cooking Vinyl)
Various 30 Years Of Stony Plain (Stony Plain)
Various Welcome To The People Tree (People Tree)
The Wailin’ Jennys Firecracker (Red House)
Rachel Walker Fon Reul – Sholus (Skippinnish)
Muddy Waters I Can’t Be Satisfied (SPV Blue)
Howlin’ Wolf Moanin’ At Midnight (SPV Blue)
The World Wind Band Safar (Hermes)


Big George Brock Hard Times (Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art)
Iona Live In London (Opem Sky)
Oliver ‘Tuku’ Mtukudzi Wonai (Sheer Sound)

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