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It's time for part 2 of Global A Go-Go's three-part look back at my favorite world music releases of 2013.  This time, we'll be focusing on compilations, reissues and historic recordings.

And it was a banner year in this category — there are a number of excellent releases that couldn't crack my top ten or the ten additional honorable mentions.  Which means I have lots of great material for you to hear on this week's program — tune in and hear for yourself.

Click "Read more" to see the winners.

Click through for my review of each release.

Top Ten Compilations, Reissues And Historic Recordings Of 2013
1.  various artists | Stand Up, People: Gypsy Pop Songs From Tito's Yugoslavia 1964-1980 | Vlax
2.  Abelardo Carbono | El Maravilloso Mundo De Abelardo Carbono | Vampisoul
3.  Barrington Levy | Sweet Reggae Music 1979-84 | 17 North Parade
4.  Joseph Kabasele | Le Grand Kalle: His Life, His Music | Sterns
5.  various artists | The Rough Guide To Latin Psychedelia | World Music Network
6.  Gyedu-Blay Ambolley | Simigwa | Academy LPs
7.  various artists | Saoco! Vol. 2: Bomba, Plena And The Roots Of Salsa In Puerto Rico 1955-1967 | Vampisoul
8.  Orchestre Poly-Rythmo De Cotonou | Volume 3: The Skeletal Essences Of Afro-Funk 1969-1980 | Analog Africa
9.  Dur-Dur Band | Volume 5 | Awesome Tapes From Africa
10. Dieuf-Dieul De Thies | Aw Sa Yone Vol. 1 | Teranga Beat

Honorable Mention
Alpay | Yekte | Pharaway Sounds
Freedom Family | Ayentsoo | Academy LPs
Fela Kuti | The Best Of The Black President 2 | Knitting Factory
Orchestre National De Mauritanie | Orchestre National De Mauritanie | Sahelsounds
Qat, Coffee & Qambus: Raw 45s From Yemen | Dust-To-Digital
various artists | Afrobeat Airways 2: Return Flight To Ghana 1974-1983 | Analog Africa
various artists | Dabke: Sounds Of The Syrian Houran | Sham Palace
various artists | The Ladies At Joe Gibbs | 17 North Parade
various artists | Pop Yeh Yeh: Psychedelic Rock From Singapore And Malaysia 1964-1970 | Sublime Frequencies
various artists | The Rough Guide To Psychedelic Bollywood | World Music Network


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Song Artist Album Label Year
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    December 13th, 2013

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