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Latest CDs and DVDs

June 2007

Finished copies of the following CDs and DVDs were received in the fRoots office during June 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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AfroReggae Favela Uprising (Mr Bongo)
Bebo & Cachao Jazzcuba Volume 2 (Rumor)
Bellevue Rendezvous Tangents (own label)
Pèire Boissière Margarida: Cantar En País d’Òc (Cinq Planètes)
Bob Brozman Orchestra Lumière (Riverboat/World Music Network)
Alex Caton Alex Caton (Tall Girl)
Copper Kettle Coal Rabbit (own label)
The Country Gentlemen Going Back To The Blue Ridge Mountains (Smithsonian Folkways)
Crooked Still Hop High (Signature Sounds)
Chrissy Crowley Chrissy Crowley (Offshore Gael Music)
Germán Díaz Pi – Música Para Manivelas (Producciones Efímeras)
Dr Strangely Strange Halcyon Days (Hux)
Lucky Dube Respect (Gallo)
Liu Fang Emerging Lotus – Chinese Traditional Guzheng Music (Philmultic)
Liu Fang The Soul Of Pipa 1 – Chinese Pipa Music From The Classical Tradition (Philmultic)
Liu Fang The Soul Of Pipa 2 – Chinese Classical Pipa Music From The Ancient To The Recent (Philmultic)
Liu Fang The Soul Of Pipa 3 – Pipa Music From Chinese Folk Roots (Philmultic)
Fairport Acoustic Convention Old New Borrowed Blue (Talking Elephant)
Fairport Convention 25th Anniversary Concert (Talking Elephant)
Flat Mountain Girls Idle Talk & Wicked Deeds (own label)
The Gloworms Running Joak (EFDSS)
Dobet Gnahoré Na Afriki (Contre Jour)
Gryphon Midnight Mushrumps (Talking Elephant)
Gryphon Red Queen To Gryphon Three (Talking Elephant)
Arlo Guthrie In Times Like These (Rising Son)
Hackensaw Boys Look Out! (Nettwerk)
The Heptones Sweet Talking (Heartbeat)
Maggie Holland Bones (Weekend Beatnik)
Homesick James Shake Your Money Maker (SPV Blue)
The Hosepipe Band Kettleburgh Fete (Kid Menthal Music)
Röjås Jonas Epilog (Nordic Tradition)
Kinobe Soul Language (Multicultural Media)
K’naan The Dusty Foot On The Road (Wrasse)
Sharron Kraus Right Wantonly A-Mumming (Bo’Weavil)
Sinikka Langeland Starflowers (ECM)
The Sam Lay Blues Band Feelin’ Good (SPV Blue)
Lick The Tins Blind Man On A Flying Horse (Talking Elephant)
The Mannish Boys Big Plans (Delta Groove)
Massukos Bumping (Poo Productions)
Kate & Anna Mcgarrigle French Record: Entre Lajeunesse Et La Sagesse (Munich)
The Mekons Natural (Quarterstick)
Rob Millner & Marcus Davidson Ribbon Of Time (own label)
Maria Muldaur Naughty Bawdy & Blue (Stony Plain)
Native Flute Ensemble Spirit Wind: Native American Flute (Arc)
Nawal Aman (own label)
John Jacob Niles The Ballads Of John Jacob Niles (Essential Media Group)
Chico O’Farril Jazzcuba Volumen 3 (Rumor)
Mattias Pérez Trio Mp3 (Nordic Tradition)
Poor Man’s Fortune In Good Time (own label)
Omara Portuondo Duets (Malanga Music)
Rail Band Belle Epoque – Vol. 1 (Stern’s Africa)
Susheela Raman 33 1/3 (Saraswati Music/XIII Bis)
Duke Robillard Duke Robillard’s World Full Of Blues (Dixiefrog)
Peter Rowan Crucial Country: Live At Telluride (Rounder Europe)
Runrig Everything You See (Ridge)
Arturo Sandoval & His Group Arturo Sandoval & His Group (Malanga Music)
Sangre Latina Reggaetoson (Tumi)
Kartik Seshadri Guruvandhana (Traditional Crossroads)
Kartik Seshadri Live At Oberlin (Traditional Crossroads)
Jonas Simonson Crane Dance (Nordic Tradition)
Spiridon Spiridon (Cinq Planètes)
Yvette Staelens The Devil And The Farmer’s Wife (Roots Quartet)
Chris Stout Quintet Devil’s Advocate (Greentrax)
Taraf De Haidouks Maskarada (Crammed)
Cyril Tawney Live At Holsteins – Chicago 1981 (ADA)
Cyril Tawney The Song Goes On (ADA)
Terakaft Bismilla – The Bko Sessions (Tapsit)
Riccardo Tesi Riccardo Tesi (Cinq Planètes)
Juan Pablo Torres Algo Nuevo (Malanga Music)
Juan Pablo Torres Romantic Cuba (Malanga Music)
Radik Tülüsh Tyva: Spirits Of My Land (Seven Star)
Rachel Unthank & The Winterset The Bairns (Rabble Rouser/EMI)
Bebo Valdés Bebo Valdés Featuring The Legendary Vocalists… (Malanga Music)
Various Brasil Carnaval (Resiste Music)
Various Bullet Records Blues (SPV Blue)
Various Celtic Women Of Song (Essential Media Group)
Various Classic Old-Time Fiddle (Smithsonian Folkways)
Various Cuba Carnaval (Resiste Music)
Various Forró Acústico Vol.1: Accordéon du Nordeste du Brésil (Cinq Planètes)
Various Gypsy Caravan: When The Road Bends… Soundtrack (World Village)
Various Gypsy Music Of The Balkans (Arc Music)
Various If You Ain’t Got The Do-Re-Mi (Smithsonian Folkways)
Various Le Mandingue – Musiques Métisses (Marabi)
Various Old Town School Of Folk Music Songbook Volume 2 & 3 (Old Town School)
Various The Rough Guide To North African Café (World Music Network)
Various Salsa Carnaval (Resiste Music)
Various Serif Muhittin Targan – Bütün Eserleri (Kalan)
Various A Touch Of Morris (Talking Elephant)
Various Zanzibara 3: Ujamaa – The 1960s Sound Of Tanzania (Buda)
Li Wang Wang Li (Cinq Planètes)


Mahmoud Ahmed & Either/Orcherstra Ethiogroove (Buda)
Billy Cobham & Asere A Latin Soul (Astar-Mwldan)
Pinetop Perkins Born In The Honey: The Pinetop Perkins Story (Sagebrush)
Various The American Folk Blues Festival – The British Tours 1963-1966 (Universal)
Various Dedans Le Sud De La Louisiane (Cinq Planètes)

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