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February 2007

Finished copies of the following CDs and DVDs were received in the fRoots office during February 2007. 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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Rabih Abou-Khalil Songs For Sad Women (Enja)
Chava Alberstein Lemele (Rounder Europe)
All Jigged Out Wish Hill (Hobgoblin)
Ambrozijn 10 (Home Records)
Joan Baez Ring Them Bells (Proper)
Rory Campbell Intrepid (Vertical)
Los Cenzontles with Julian Gonzalez El Toro Viejo: Traditional Mariachi Volume 4 (Los Cenzontles Mexican Arts Center)
Chumbawamba Get On With It Live (No Masters)
Fairport Convention Sense Of Occasion (Matty Grooves)
Fanfare Ciocarlia Queens & Kings (Asphalt Tango)
Roberto Fonseca Zamazu (Enja)
Julie Fowlis Cuilidh (Shoeshine)
Al Garner Get Out Blues (SPV Blue)
Geantraí Geantraí: Live Session Recordings From The TV Series (Gael Linn)
The Groanbox Boys Smokestack Trilogy (Groanbox)
Habbadám Bornholmsk Folkemusik (Gateway Music)
John Lee Hooker Boom Boom (Shout! Factory/ SPV Blue)
John Lee Hooker Chill Out (Shout! Factory/ SPV Blue)
Mary Humphreys & Anahata Fenlandia (WildGoose)
Iva Nova Chemodan (Geometria)
Joi Without Zero (Realworld)
Jonathan & Leigh Third And Main (Vanguard)
Ron Kavana Irish Ways (Proper)
James Keelaghan A Few Simple Verses (Fellside)
B.B. King The Very Best Of The Early Years (Ace)
Lau Lightweights & Gentlemen (Reveal)
Magpie Lane Knock At The Knocker, Ring At The Bell (Beautiful Jo)
Liang Mingyue The Flowing Waters (Lyrichord)
Bill Monroe My Last Days On Earth: Bluegrass 1981–1994 (Bear Family)
No Blues Ya Dunya (Rounder Europe)
Oysterband Meet You There (Westpark Music)
Papa Noel Café Noir (Tumi)
Erol Parlak Baglama Quintett Schwelle Zum Light – Threshold Of Light (Acoustic Music)
Dave Pegg & P J Wright Galileo’s Apology (Matty Grooves)
Loulou Pitou & Benoîte Boulard Du Quadrille Créole au Séga (Takamba)
Po’Girl Home To You (Diesel Motor)
Jon Redfern May Be Some Time (Reveal)
Rise & Doug Tanzwa Nekutambura/ We’ve Suffered Enough (RDKV Music)
Rowan Tales Through Time (own label)
The Joel Rubin Ensemble Midnight Prayer (Traditional Crossroads)
Shooglenifty Troots (Shoogle)
Baluji Shrivastav Classical Indian Ragas (Arc Music)
Billy Spakemon Sailskin Jones & A Boowt Lowd Moowa (Roosters Studios)
Greg Stephens & Crookfinger Jack The Beggar Boy Of The North (Harbourtown)
Christina Stewart Bairn’s Kist (Feisty Besoms)
String Sisters Live (Heilo)
Svjata Vatra Svjata Vatra (own label)
Swingin’ Fiddles Wir Waanderins ( (own label)
Agi Szalóki Cipity Lorinc (FolkEuropa)
June Tabor Apples (Topic)
Otis Taylor Definition Of A Circle (Telarc)
Tinariwen Aman Iman: Water Is Life (Independiente/Emma Prod)
Trim Rig & A Doxy Trim Rig & A Doxy (own label)
Vajas Sacred Stone (own label)
Chavela Vargas Cupaima (Tropical Music)
Various A Leap In The Dark (Zebo)
Various Bokoor Beats (Otrabanda)
Various La Collection du Patrimoine Musical de l’Océan Indien (Takamba)
Various Csillagok, Csillagok…/ Stars, stars… A Celebration Of Hungarian Music (Folk Europa)
Various Folk Awards 2007 (Proper)
Various Les Maîtres de Sri Lanka (Frémeaux & Associés)
Various The Rough Guide To Bollywood Gold (World Music Network)
Various The Rough Guide To Salsa Dura NYC (World Music Network)
Various The Rough Guide To The Blues (World Music Network)
Various The Rough Guide To World Music: Africa & Middle East (World Music Network)
Various Transatlantic Non-Stop: Music From Azerbaijan & South America (Kirkelig Kulturverksted)
Various The West Highland Way Connection (S.F.F.)
Viira Kardemimmit (Juvenalia Musiikkoipisto)
Byron Wallen Meeting Ground (Twilight Jaguar)
Lucinda Williams West (Lost Highway)
Wise Family Band Hold Up The Sky (own label)
Zoox 88 (Zoox)


Saban Bajramovic Romano Raj (PGP-RTS)
Geantraí Geantraí: Live Session Recordings From The TV Series (Gael Linn)
Various Meeting’s A Pleasure: Folk-Songs Of The Upper South Vols. 1 & 2 (Musical Traditions)
Various Meeting’s A Pleasure: Folk-Songs Of The Upper South Vols. 3 & 4 (Musical Traditions)

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