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Lopa Kothari - Buena Vista Social Club

Lopa Kothari with tracks from across the globe, plus a live session with Omara Portuondo and Eliades Ochoa of the Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club, now making their farewell tour.

World on 3 sessions are available for download as a podcast via the home page.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Omara Portuondo and Eliades Ochoa

    Lagrimas Negras

  • Abafana Barna Soul

    Masiszwane

    • Next Stop Soweto 4: Disco, Boogie & Shangaan Electro.
    • Strut.
    • 9.
  • 17 Hippies

    Hinter den Hugein

    • Biester.
    • Hipster Records.
    • 11.
  • Songhoy Blues

    Irganda

    • Music in Exile.
    • Transgressive Records.
    • 2.
  • Axel Krygier

    Mosquito

    • Hombre de Piedra.
    • Crammed Discs.
    • 4.
  • Eliades Ochoa

    Pedacitos de Papel

  • Omara Portuondo and Eliades Ochoa

    Veinte Años

  • Geeshie Wiley & Rhiannon Giddens

    Last Kind Words

    • Tomorrow is my Turn.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 1.
  • The McCrary Sisters

    Don’t you let nobody turn you Round

    • Let’s Go.
    • McC Records.
    • 8.
  • Miguel Matamoros

    Mariposita de Primavera (Heritage Track)

    Performer: Trío Matamoros.
    • La China en la Rumba.
    • Tumbao Cuban Classics.
    • 010.
  • Omara Portuondo and Eliades Ochoa

    Macusa

  • Tara Fuki

    Anna

    • Winna.
    • Indies Scope.
    • 5.
  • Jono Heyes

    Wai Eh

    • Le Fisherboy.
    • Monkey Records.
    • 2.
  • Bixiga 70

    Tangara

    • Ocupai.
    • Mais Um Discos.
    • 6.
  • Brothers of Brazil

    Domingo de Manha

    • Melodies from Hell.
    • Independente.
    • 6.
  • Collocutor

    Elephant Room (BBC Introducing)

  • Djessou Mory Kante

    Harouna

    • River Strings - Maninka Guitar.
    • Sterns Africa.
    • 8.
  • The Jellyman's Daughter

    Can’t Buy me Love

    • The Jellyman's Daughter.
    • The Jellyman's Daughter.
    • 8.
  • The Be Good Tanyas

    The Littlest Birds

    • Blue Horse.
    • Nettwerk Productions Uk Ltd.
  • Albert Kuvezin

    Song to the Spirits (World Music Archive)

    • Session on the banks of the Yennesey River (Siberia).
    • BBC Location Recording.
  • Julie Fowlis

    Smeirach Chlann Domhnaill

    • Gach Sgeul - Every Story.
    • Cadiz Music Ltd.
  • Souad Massi

    Lastou Adri

    • El Mutakallimûn (Masters Of The Word).
    • UNIVERSAL.
    • 2.
  • John Renbourn

    The Hermit

    • The Best of John Renbourn.
    • Pulse.
    • 002.
  • Olivia Chaney

    Too Social

    Performer: Olivia Chaney.
    • The longest River.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 7.
  • Ravi Shankar

    Improvisations on the theme of Pather Panchali

    • The Sounds of India-Improvisations-three ragas.
    • Universe.
    • 6.

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