Global A Go-Go: Friday May 27, 5-7 PM presents:

Global A Go-GoGlobal A Go-Go: Friday May 27, 5-7 PM

Great to be back after a week out of town.  Thanks to Sean from Slight Surface Noise Soundsystem for holding it down for me — I got to hear most of his show, and I thought it was superb.

You've probably already heard that May marks the 70th birthday of one of the most important musicians from the 1960's folk revival, a man whose music remains vital and current today.  It's Bob Dylan's 70th birthday as well.  But the man I'm talking about is Martin Carthy — British balladeer, virtuoso guitarist, member of seminal bands Steeleye Span, The Albion Country Band, Brass Monkey, The Watersons and The Imagined Village.  Today's show starts with a tribute to the career of Martin Carthy.

You'll also hear tracks from three new desert blues releases, by Vieux Farka Toure, Terakaft and Bombino.  And I'll play a selection from the record whose review is now the all-time most read post on my blog: Gozalo! Bugalu Tropical 4.

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Bill Lupoletti


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    May 27th, 2011

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