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Mary Ann Kennedy - Stelios Vamvakaris in Session

Mary Ann Kennedy presents new music from around the world plus live traditional Greek music from Stelios Vamvakaris, in a tribute to his father, the maestro Markos Vamvakaris.

Mary Ann Kennedy with new tracks from across the globe, plus live traditional Greek music from bouzouki player Stelios Vamvakaris in a tribute to his father, Markos Vamvakaris, the so-called Patriarch of Rebetiko, on the 40th anniversary of his death. Stelios brings to our session a stellar line-up of top Greek musicians on guitar, accordion and percussion.

Plus the latest from BBC Introducing, and another dip into the Radio 3 World Music Archive.

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

2 hours

Music Played

  • Μάρκος Βαμβακάρης

    Frangosyriani / Catholic Girl of Syros

  • Cheikh Lô

    Gemou Ma Ko

    • Balbalou.
    • Chapter Two / Wagram.
    • 004.
  • Amara Touré

    N'Nijo

    • Amara Touré - Singles Collection 1973 - 1976.
    • Analog Africa.
    • 1.
  • The Railsplitters

    It's a Little Late

    • The Faster It Goes.
    • The Railspliters.
    • 003.
  • The Unthanks

    Magpie

    • Mount The Air.
    • Rabble Rouser Music.
    • 005.
  • Misra Brothers

    Bandishi Thumri in Raga Desh (World Music Archive)

    • BBC Location Recording.
  • Emily Portman

    Dotterine

    • Coracle.
    • Furrow.
    • 007.
  • Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino

    Mara L'Acqua

    • 40.
    • Ponderosa Music & Art.
    • 007.
  • The Very Best

    Bilimankhwe (feat. Jerere)

    • Makes A King.
    • Moshi Moshi records.
    • 005.
  • Μάρκος Βαμβακάρης

    Ta Matoklada Sou Lampoun / Your eyelashes are shining

  • Μάρκος Βαμβακάρης

    Nostimo Trelo Mikro Mou / My Pretty, Tasty, Small Girl

  • Ses

    Como eu canto

    • Tronzar os valos.
    • Fol Musica.
    • 2.
  • Miriam Makeba

    The Retreat Song (Jikele Maweni)

    • Mama Africa.
    • Milan.
    • 2.
  • Totó la Momposina y Sus Tambores

    El Pescador

    • Tambolero.
    • Real World.
    • 2.
  • Electro Dub Tango

    Mundo Bizarro (BBC Introducing)

  • Joi

    Show Me Love

    • Joi Sound System.
    • Real World Records.
    • 009.
  • Skerryvore

    Rox Renval

    • Decade.
    • Tyree Records.
    • 001.
  • Στράτος Παγιουμτζής & Μάρκος Βαμβακάρης

    Ta ziliarika sou matia (Heritage Track)

  • Μάρκος Βαμβακάρης

    Osoi Ehoune Pola Lefta / Those who have a lot of money

  • Μάρκος Βαμβακάρης

    Oloi Oi Rebetes Tou Dounia / All the Rebetes of the World

  • Mor Karbasi

    Judia

    Performer: Mor Karbasi. Composer: Shoshana Karbasi.
    • The Beauty And The Sea.
    • Mintaka Recordings.
    • 13.
  • Monsieur Doumani

    Black-Eyed Girl

    • Sikoses.
    • Monsieur Doumani.
    • 7.

Broadcast

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Seven pioneering figures in world music

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BBC Introducing on World on 3

BBC Introducing on World on 3

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World Music chart-toppers...

World Music chart-toppers...

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