Sandy’s Picks, Early 2013

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for January 5, 2013
Sandy's Picks

Today, a few from my 2012 picks of the year; and we air Jennifer Berezan's musical meditation in the second hour, A Song for All Beings.

Kuana Torres Kahele / Waiman i ka Lauoha / Kaunaloa / Mountain Apple (Hawai`i)

Dub Colossus / Yeh Shimbraw Tir Tir / Addis Through the Looking Glass / Real World (Ethopia)

Samuel Yirga / Abet Abet / Guzo / Real World (Ethopia)

Debo Band / Akale Wube / Debo Band / Sub Pop (Boston-Ethopia) RECORD OF THE YEAR runner up. It was all about ETHIOPIA in 2012.

DJ Cheb i Sabbah / Ali Maulaah / Samaya / Six Degrees (San Francisco, Algeria, etc.) (benefit cd info

Mark Knopfler / Don't Forget Your Hat / Privateering / Mercury (Scotland)

Catherine Russell / Everybody Loves My Baby / Strictly Romancin' / World Village (USA) (Billie Holliday reborn)

Caetano Veloso & David Byrne / (Nothing But) Flowers / Caetano Veloso & David Byrne Live at Carnegie Hall / Nonesuch

Antonio Zambujo / Lambreta; Madrugada / Quinto / World Village (Portugal) RECORD OF THE YEAR combines Bossa Nova, Fado, Cabo Verde, Angola...heavenly!

Jennifer Berezan & Friends / In These Arms: A Song for All Beings / Edge of Wonder Records

O'Brien Party of 7 / Reincarnation / Reincarnation: The Songs of Roger Miller / Howdy Skies (Nashville)