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March 2007

Finished copies of the following CDs and DVDs were received in the fRoots office during March 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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Aman Aman (L’Ham de Foc) Musica i Cants Sefardis d’Orient i Occident (Galileo)
Asian Dub Foundation Time Freeze: The Best Of… 1995-2007 (Virgin)
Naziha Azzouz & Adel Salameh Rissala (Enja)
Baka Beyond & Baka Gbiné Baka Live (March Hare)
Baladna Taarab with Habib Shehadeh Hanna Baladna/ Our Country (Dhow Countries Music Academy)
Francesco Banchini Baqshish (Dunya/Felmay)
Geoff Berner The Wedding Dance Of The Widow Bride (Jericho Beach)
Tom Bliss & Friends Island Stories (Slipjig)
Szilvia Bognár Enek Örzi Az Idöt/ Song Preserves The Heartbeat Of Time (Gryllus)
David Bromberg Try Me One More Time (Appleseed)
Cara In Between Times (Artes/ Skycap/ Roughtrade)
Tim Chambers & Mark Cain Ozmosis (NoMad Music)
La Chicana Lejos (Galileo Music)
Chupacabras Fieras (Galileo)
Guy Clark Best Of The Sugar Hill Years: Americana Master Series (Sugar Hill)
Damian Clarke The River Wherever (Voxpop)
Soetkin Collier Nocturne (
Lo Còr de la Plana Tant Deman (Buda)
Doug Cox & Salil Bhatt with Ramkumar Mishra Slide To Freedom (Northern Blues Music)
Segun Damisa & The Afro-beat Crusaders Nigeria Dey Cry (Playasound)
Di Fidl-Kapelye Trumpets For Di Fidl-Kapelye (Fréa)
Manu Dibango Lion Of Africa (Global Mix)
Gia Dình <<Bá Phô>> Quê Huong/ Homeland: Country Music From Vietnam (Dunya/ Felmay)
Jerry Douglas Best Of The Sugar Hill Years: Americana Master Series (Sugar Hill)
Benjamin Escoriza Alevanta! (Riverboat)
Ex-Wise Heads Holding Up The Sky (Hard World)
Ibrahim Ferrer Mi Sueño (World Circuit)
Julie Fowlis Cuilidh (Spit & Polish)
Cheb Hasni Maghreb Soul: Story 1986-1990 (Because)
Kevin Henderson, Jenna Reid, Kevin MacKenzie Da Hömin (own label)
Hex… Sleep When You’re Dead (own label)
José Ignacio, H. Toquero & Entre Dos Mares “El Camino Es La Meta…” (Jacovia)
Inkuyo Pachakuti: The Overturning Of Space-time (Celestial Harmonies)
Miguel Iven Flamenco de Solera y Crianza (Galileo)
Jorma Kaukonen Stars In My Crown (Red House)
Cheb Khaled Maghreb Soul: Story 1986-1990 (Because)
Bilja Krstic & Bistrik Orchestra Tarpos (Intuition)
Laimas Muzykanti Orkla Bolss / The Voice Of A Plough (Upe)
Geoff Leigh & Cathy Williams Mirage (Hard World)
Shura Lipovsky Tsart: Tenderness In Word And Sound (Fréa)
Little Cow I’m In Love With Every Lady (Eastblok)
Macdara The Love Token (own label)
Mahwash Ghazals Afghans: Poèmes d’Amour Séculiers & Sacrés (Accords Croisés)
Jim Malcolm Acquaintance: Jim Malcolm Sings Songs Of Robert Burns (Beltane)
Malouma Nour (Marabi)
Cheb Mami Maghreb Soul: Story 1986-1990 (Because)
Mandragore Greece: Chants des Tavernes, Rebetiko (Airmail/ Sunset France)
Johnny Mike My Spirit Soars (Canyon)
Billy Mitchell & Bob Fox B&B (own label)
Moishe’s Bagel Salt (Eachday Music)
Moveable Feast Bella Siempre (own label)
Grupo Muzenza Brazil: Capoeira e Berimbau (Airmail/ Sunset France)
Michael O’Neill Ontophony (Songlines)
Pacha Massive All Good Things (Nacional)
Tito Paris Acústico (World Connection)
John Pearson’s Blues & Beyond Eucalypso Furioso (Osmosys)
Paco Peña The Essential Recordings (Manteca)
Pentangle The Time Has Come 1967 – 1973 (Castle)
Pine Leaf Boys Blues de Musicien (Arhoolie)
John Prine & Mac Wiseman Standard Songs For Average People (Oh Boy)
Bo Ramsey Strange Blues (Continental Song City/ Rounder)
The Reckless Ramblers Lowdown Hoedown (Great Meadow Music)
Esma Redzepova Gypsy Carpet (Network Medien)
Cheikha Rimitti Maghreb Soul: Story 1986-1990 (Because)
Peggy Seeger Three Score And Ten: 70th Birthday Celebration Live At The Queen Elizabeth Hall, London (Appleseed)
Sidh Lila (Dunya/Felmay)
Karima Skalli Wasla (Institut du Monde Arabe)
Smith, Toppah & Landry Harmony Nights (Canyon)
Socalled Ghetto-blaster (Label Bleu)
Fatima Spar und die Freedom Fies Zirsop (Geco-Tonwaren)
Andy Statman Awakening From Above (Shefa)
Andy Statman East Flatbush Blues (Shefa)
Omar Faruk Tekbilek Tree Of Patience (Alfa Music)
Jenny M. Thomas Farewell To Old England Forever (Black Market Music)
Daby Touré Stereo Spirit (Realworld)
Unavantaluna Unavantaluna – Cumpagnia Ri Musica Sixiliana (Finisterre)
Various Bluegrass: The Essential Collection (Metro)
Various Colombia!: The Golden Age Of Discos Fuentes – The Powerhouse Of Colombian Music 1960-76 (Soundway)
Various The Essential Guide To Country (Union Square)
Various The Essential Guide To Folk (Union Square)
Various Gamelan Of Central Java: VIII. Court Music Treasures (Dunya/Felmay)
Various Gamelan Of Central Java: IX. Songs Of Wisdom And Love (Dunya/Felmay)
Various Hangvetö compilation 2006-2007 (Hangvetö)
Various Maghreb Soul: Raï 1986-1990 (Because)
Various Noé Mondta – Hungarian Songs in Celebration of Wine (Etnofon)
Various Oriental Garden Volume 5 (Lola’s World)
Various Reggae Girl (Trojan)
Various Strictly Drum & Bass: The Roots Of Sly & Robbie (Trojan)
Various Think Global Tango (World Music Network)
Various 20 Ways To Float Through Walls (Crammed)
Vino de la Casa Sigue La Ronda, Majito… (Jacovia)
Volga Pomol (Lumberton Trading Company)
Watermelon Slim & The Workers The Wheel Man (Northern Blues Music)
The Wilders Throw Down (Free Dirt)
Zêdess Sagesse Africaine (Lusafrica)


Balázs Elemér Group Best & Live 2001-2006: Concert In Budapest (X-Produkcio)
Jonny Cope How To Play The Didgeridoo (Sound For Health)
Manu Dibango Lion Of Africa (Global Mix)
Doug Macleod The Blues In Me: Doug Macleod Live In Concert (Black & Tan)
Various Lusofonia, A [R]Evolucão/ Lusophony, The [R]Evolution (Red Bull Music Academy)

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