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Latest CDs and DVDs March 2006

Finished copies of the following CDs and DVDs were received in the fRoots office during March 2006, the production period for the April 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.

Last month's listing

Accordion Tribe Lunghorn Twist (Intuition)
Aki & Kuniko Over The Top (Acoustic Music)
Al Qantarah Troparium de Catania: Feste e Canti della Sicilia Normanna (Promo Music)
Arabunda Shams (Choux de Bruxelles)
Aranmore Celtic Duo Ancient Stones (Whippersnapper)
Aroda A Roda Alalá Adora (Lostregazos)
Karim Baggili Douar (Acoustic Music)
Jean Baron & Christian Anneix Dansoù C’hoari (Keltia Musique)
Bau Ilha Azul (Docura)
Beautiful Nubia & The Roots Renaissance Band Fèrè (EniObanke Music)
Els Berros de la Cort Els Berros de la Cort (Nufolk)
Black 47 Bittersweet Sixteen (Gadfly)
The Boat Band A Trip To The Lakes (Harbourtown)
Jon Boden Painted Lady (Soundpost)
The BorderCollies Sticks And Stones (own label)
Eddie Boyd The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions (Sony BMG)
Andrew Cadie The Snow Tree (Border Fray)
Butch Cage & Willie B. Thomas Old Time Black Southern String Band Music (Arhoolie)
Charanga Cakewalk Chicano Zen (Triloka)
Juan Carmona Sinfonia Flamenca (Le Chant du Monde)
Hariprasad Chaurasia Maestro Of The Indian Flute (Saregama)
C.J. Chenier The Desperate Kingdom Of Love (World Village)
Cinkusi Domesticus Vulgaris (Cantus)
Ablaye Cissoko Le Griot Rouge (Ma Case)
Guy Davis Skunkmello (Red House)
Hugo Diaz Tangos (Iris Music)
Manu Dibango Essential Recordings (Manteca)
Chris Droney Down From Bell Harbour (Cló Iar-Chonnachta)
Edessa Bereket (own label)
Silvia Entcheva If I Were A Bird (own label)
Dominika and Niko Etxart & Robert Larrandaburu EPerra (Elkar)
Emptyhouse Gone But Not Forgotten (Seumas B)
Evasion Femmes de Plein-Vent (Vocal 26)
Fairport Convention The Classic Collection (Metro Doubles)
Fairport Convention XXXV (Talking Elephant)
Faiz Ali Faiz, Duquende, Miguel Poveda, Chicuelo Qawwali Flamenco (Accords Croisés)
Etran Finatawa Introducing… (World Music Network)
Finest Kind Silks & Spices (Ada)
Flat Mountain Girls Honey Take Your Whiskers Off (own label)
Glenfiddle The Lonesome Boatman (Fenn Music)
Trilok Gurtu & The Frikyiwa Family Farakala (Frikyiwa)
James Hand The Truth Will Set You Free (Rounder)
Mary Hopkin Live At The Royal Festival Hall 1972 (own label)
Ashley Hutchings 5 (Talking Elephant)
Jaiya Beltane: Songs For The Green Time (own label)
Johnson, Miller & Dermody Deceiving Blues (Orb)
Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar Bhakti Gunjan (Navras)
Kerfuffle Links (RootBeat)
Asif Ali Khan & Party Mazarana (Long Distance)
Ustad Shujaat Khan Sufi Songs (Navras)
Christian Kiefer & Sharron Kraus The Black Dove (Tompkins Square)
Kora Jazz Trio Part Two (Rue Stendhal)
Eric Lindell Change In The Weather (Alligator)
Tami Machnai Levante (own label)
Makaïa Makaïa (JFC)
Anna Massie Band The Missing Gift (Footstompin’)
Susan McKeown Blackthorn: Irish Love Songs (World Village)
Lydia Mendoza Recuerdos de Lydia Mendoza (Arhoolie)
Kévin Mfinka & Africa-Walla Mbemba (Playasound)
Lévon Minassian & Armand Amar Songs From A World Apart (Long Distance)
Mísia Drama Box (Naïve)
Mze Shina Kirialesa: Chants Polyphoniques Géorgiens (own label)
Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas Hang It High, Hang It Low (Rounder)
The Occasionals Down To The Hall (Greentrax)
Bobby Osborne & The Rocky Top X-Press Try A Little Kindness (Rounder)
George Papavgeris For My Next Trick (Irregular)
Paroplapi La Finestra dell’Ultimo Piano: Canzoni Popolari dell’Arco Latino (Radici Music)
Pine Leaf Boys La Musique (Arhoolie)
The Portland Connection A Portland Selection 2: Contra Dance Music In The Pacific Northwest (own label)
John Renbourn Live In Italy (Castle Music)
Reynardine The Hare’s Dream (own label)
Chloë & Jason Roweth Daisy Hill (own label)
Rusk II (Unni Løvlid, Frode Haltli, Vegar Vårdal) Rusk II (Heilo)
Saffire – The Uppity Blues Women Deluxe Edition (Alligator)
Homayun Sakhi The Art Of The Afghan Rubâb: Music Of Central Asia Vol. 3 (Smithsonian Folkways)
Saltfishforty Orkney Twister (Cellar)
Samite Embalasasa (Ryko)
Ravi Shankar The Man And His Music (Saregama)
JP Slidewell From Light To Darkness (own label)
Willie “Big Eyes” Smith Way Back (Hightone)
Wily Soulette Cornemuse – Berry (Cinq Planètes)
Anna-Wendy Stevenson Anna-Wendy Stevenson (Eclectic)
Alan Stivell Explore (Keltia III)
Stömp I Claim My Five Pounds (Osmosys)
Suns Of Arqa A Brief History Of Soa (Arka Sound)
Suns Of Arqa Big And Live (Arka Sound)
Bryan Sutton Not Too Far From The Tree (Sugar Hill)
Swill & The Swaggerband Doh, Ray, Me-Me-Me-Me-Me (Hanwell)
Shivu Taralagatti Hommage – Inde: La Voix du Sitar (Buda)
Kathryn Tickell & Corrina Hewat The Sky Didn’t Fall (Park)
Various Country Music Pioneers On Edison (Document)
Various Dixiefrog 20th Anniversary: 2006 Roots & New (Dixiefrog)
Various The Essential Guide To World Music (Union Square)
Various Gaelic Songs Of Scotland: Women At Work In The Western Isles (Rounder)
Various Georgie, Croisée des Chemins (Sunset-France)
Various Invisible Face Of The Beloved: Classical Music Of The Tajiks And Uzbeks – Music Of Central Asia Vol. 2 (Smithsonian Folkways)
Various Jazz & Blues On Edison Volume 1 (Document)
Various John Peel & Sheila: The Pig’s Big 78s (Trikont)
Various Made In Turkey 2 (Lola’s World)
Various Mali: Le Hoddu Peul/ The Fulani Hoddu (Ocora)
Various Masters Of The Irish Guitar (Shanachie)
Various 1951 Edinburgh People’s Festival Ceilidh (Rounder)
Various Planètes Musiques (Modal Pleinjeu)
Various Qawwali-Flamenco (Accords Croisés)
Various Soffi d’Ancia: Decennale del Festival ‘Pifferi, Muse e Zampogne’ (Radici Music)
Various 35 X 35: 35 Songs, 35 Years Of Genuine Houserockin’ Music (Alligator)
Various 35e Festival Interceltique de Lorient (Keltia Musique)
Various Turkish Groove (Putumayo)
Chris While & Julie Matthews Here And Now (Fat Cat)
Brooks Williams Blues & Ballads (Red Guitar Blue Music)
The Working Party The Working Party Live At The Mill (own label)
Dhafer Youssef Divine Shadows (Jazzland)
Cheikh Ahmed Zaïtouni Musique Andalouse de Tanger (Institut du Monde Arabe)
Zemog El Gallo Bueno Cama de la Conga (Ago)


Moni Ovadia Shír del Essalem/ Canti Per La Pace (Promo Music)
Amalia Rodrigues The Spirit Of Fado (Efor Films/ World Music Talents)
Various Cabelo Branco é Saudade: Fados (Promo Music)

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