World Music

The Best of the Decca Years

By The Weavers

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American folk music has had great influence on popular music worldwide. The quartet known as “The Weavers” was probably the most important folk group of the “Folk revival” of the 1940s and 50s. Even though some of their recordings sound corny now it would difficult to overstate the influence of these four people- Lee Hays, Pete Seeger, Ronnie Gilbert, and Fred Hellerman – on popular music. Songs included on this album are: • 1. On Top of Old Smoky • 2. Hard, Ain't It Hard • 3. Goodnight Irene • 4. Around the Corner (Beneath the Berry Tree) > • 5. Old Paint (Ride Around, Little Dogies) • 6. (The Wreck of the) John B • 7. Roving Kind • 8. Tzena, Tzena, Tzena • 9. Wimoweh (Mbube) • 10. Kisses Sweeter Than Wine • 11. So Long (It's Been Good to Know Yuh) • 12. Midnight Special • 13. Rock Island Line • 14. Sylvie (Bring Me Li'l' Water, Silvy) • 15. Lonesome Traveler • 16. When the Saints Go Marching In

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Women of Africa

By Putamayo

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A celebration of soulful and inspirational music by female artists from across Africa. • Judith Sephuma - Le Tshephile Mang - South Africa • Angelique Kidjo - Bahia - Benin • Maria de Barros - Mi Nada Um Ca Tem - Cape Verde • Sibongile Khumalo - Mayihlome - South Africa • Tarika - Retany - Madagascar • Kaïssa - To Ndje - Cameroon • Dorothy Masuka - Mfan' Omncane - Zimbabwe/South Africa • Nawal - Hima - Comoros • Dobet Gnahoré - Abiani - Ivory Coast • Souad Massi - Raoui - Algeria • Khadja Nin - Sina Mali, Sina Deni(Free) - Burundi • Women of Mambazo - Vimba - South Africa

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