Playlist: Music of the World with Stephen Kent for January 7, 2010 - 11:00am

Happy New Year! This morning I am celebrating Australian Aboriginal music in anticipation of this weekend's 3 Didgeridoo Summit concerts in Northern California [see www.stephenkent.net for more details]. Also, as always, January is the month wherein lies "Australia Day", though not until Jan 26th... Note that many of the tracks played here are from the CAAMA [Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association] label, owned and operated by Australian Aborigines in Alice Springs. In any case it seems to me that having a good hour listening to other sides of Aboriginal musical culture than the conventional idea of what that might be is a great way to start the year! This music is predominantly Country and Rock'n'Roll music. You can also listen to this entire show, warts and all, in the KPFA archives for the next 2 weeks.

Stay Tuned

Stephen

ArtistSongAlbumLabelYear
JowandiDjali YalboBugarrigarraMusique du Monde199811:023:00
Geoffrey Gurrumul YunupinguDjarimirriRough Guide to AAustralian Aboriginal MusicWorld Music Network200711:053:56
Archie RoachNative BornCharcoal LaneHightone199011:093:59
The Bush KidsAde PmareThe Bush Kids Sing CountryCAAMA199411:132:23
Trevor AdamsonWaltzing MatildaIn AboriginalCAAMA199411:183:32
Warumpi BandDjulpanStompin GroundCAAMA199611:223:26
Shane HowardSolid RockOur Home, Our LandCAAMA199511:257:14
TiddasInanayRough Guide to Australian Aboriginal MusicWorld Music Network200711:321:58
Ruby HunterKurink Boy, Kuronk GirlRough Guide to Australian Aboriginal MusicWorld Music Network199911:343:33
Blekbala MujikMimi (Wajbagada)Blekbala MujikCAAMA199511:414:29
Global CollectiveMarrayilyil (North Wind)Red Sands DreamingNew World Music200111:465:03
Pukatja KungkasUwa WiyaRough Guide to Australian Aboriginal MusicWorld Music Network200711:513:20
JowandiKutjarra KutjarraBugarrigarraMusique du Monde199811:543:58
Lhasa [Canada, Mexico]La Maree HauteThe Living RoadNettwerk America200411:582:00

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