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I made this festive compilation of international sounds for my wife almost a decade ago. Music from France, the Caribbean, Latin America, and Africa predominates. Enjoy the diverse, jaunty, mellow vibe.

 

1. Miniflex “Peach A St. Tropez” (France)
2. Devendra Banhart “Some People Ride the Wave” (U.S.A.)
3. Gilberto Gil & Jorge Ben “Quem Mandou (Pe Na Estrada)” (Brazil)
4. Caetano Veloso e Gilberto Gil “Três Caravelas” (Brazil)
5. Tito Puente “Hot Tamales (Los Tamalitos De Olga)” (NYC/ Puerto Rico)
6. Isaac Oviedo “Mi Botijita” (Cuba)
7. Eugène Delouche “En ti punch” (Martinique)
8. Orchestre Antillais “Ti Chien en Moin” (Martinique/Paris)
9. Calypso performers of Puerto Limon “Calaloo” (Costa Rica)
10. Alick Nkhata “Kalindawalo Ni Mfuma” (Zambia)
11. Jamhuri Jazz Band “Shangazi Naomba Taiti” (Tanzania)
12. Tabu Ley Rochereau “Kasala” (Congo)
13. Franco “Azali Mwasi Baponeli Ngai” (Congo)
14. Ignace De Souza “Caroline Bateau” (Benin/Ghana)
15. Manna Dey & Chorus “Aao Twist Karen” (India)
16. Lata & Usha Mangeshkar “Tum Ko Piya Dil Diya” (India)
17. Unidentified Javanese musicians “Asoi” (Java)
18. Takashi Hirayasu & Bob Brozman “Chon Chon Kijimuna” (Okinawa)
19. Boby Lapointe “J’ai fantaisie” (France)
20. La Bolduc “Toujours l’R-100” (Quebec)
21. Georges Brassens “J’Ai Rendez-Vouz Avec Vous” (France)
22. Thomas Fersen “Le Bal des Oiseaux” (France)
23. Pierre Barouh avec Théatre Aleph “L’anniversaire” (France)

September 2009

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