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Verity Sharp

Verity Sharp presents a musical celebration of the New Year with the help of Lightnin' Hopkins, Bessie Jones and the Sea Island Singers, Sun Ra and singers from villages in Togo, Fiji and from Chencha in Ethiopia. Plus a medieval song for New Year's Day by Baude Cordier sung by Gothic Voices.

Track List:

00:00
Green/O’Rourke: Frank and Flo’s
Lau
Album: Lau Live
Navigator Records Navigator 4

00:05
Burns: Auld Lang Syne
Rod Patterson
Album: The Original Transatlantic Sessions, Volume 3
Whirlie CD 17

00:09
Trad: Meke Tralala
Villagers in Rukua, Fijii (voices and dakai bitu)
Album: Spirit of Melanesia
Saydisc CDSCL418

(Segue)

00:11
Trad: Dama
Villagers of Chencha, Ethiopia
Album: Traditional Music of Ethiopia
Playasound PS65074

(Segue)

00:13
Trad: O Day
Bessie Jones & The Sea Island Singers
Album: Goodbye Babylon
Dust to Digital

00:16
Hopkins: Happy New Year
Lightnin’ Hopkins
Album: Sittin’ in with Lightnin Hopkins
Mainstream Records 4744082

(Segue)

00:21
Trad/Duran: Mérua
Umalali
Album: Otro Mundo
Warner Classics and Jazz 5186543652

00:25
Trad: Welcome Song
Unnamed singers, Togo
Album: Balafons & African Drums
Playasound PS65034

(Segue)

00:27
Allwright: Fa tsarotsaroako
Feo-Gasy
Album Ramano
Daquí 332 008

(Segue)

00:30
Camilo: El Repollo
Aramis Camilo
Album: Rough Guide to Merengue
World Music Network RGNET 1039

(Segue)

00:35
Perapaskero: Rustem
Taraf de Haïdouks
Album: Princes Amongst Men
Asphalt Tango Records CD ATR 1608

(Segue)

00:52
Spiro: Pop
Spiro
Album: Lightbox
Realworld CDRW172

00:42
Cordier: Ce Jour de l’an
Gothic Voices
Album: Lancaster and Valois
Helios CDH5529 4

(Segue)

00:47
Dufay: Ce Jour de L’an
Ensemble Unicorn
Album: Dufay, Chansons
Naxos 8553458

(Segue)

00:49
Jansch: The Bright New Year
Bert Jansch
Album: Birthday Blues
Transatlantic/Demon TDEMCD17

(Segue)

00:52
Wood: Caesar
Chris Wood
Album: Handmade Life
Ruf Records RUFCD012

00:55
Sheppard/Miller: After New Year’s Eve
The Heartbeats
Album: Doo Wop Christmas
Rhino R271057

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