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Contemporary and classic tracks from around the world. Playlist at bbcworldservice.com

This week Charlie Gillett's World of Music looks at "Queens of Music"; female perfomers who are revered with pride, admiration, and often loved in their own countries. Charlie's selection of the admired and adored takes in tunes from Turkey, Argentina, Norway, Zanzibar, South Africa and India's playback singer with 6 decades of music-making behind her.

28 minutes

Last on

Mon 17 May 2010 02:32GMT

Music Played

  • Sezen Aksu

    O Sensin

    Turkey

    • The Wedding & The Funeral.
    • Emarcy.
    • 558 647-2.
  • Mercedes Sosa

    Milonga por El

    Argentina

    • Escondido En Mi Pais.
    • Polydor.
    • 533031-2.
  • Mari Boine

    Mu Ustit, Engeliid Sogalas

    Norway

    • Idjagiedas.
    • Emarcy.
    • 6024 9855 4869.
  • Bi Kidude

    Ya Laiti

    Tanzania (Zanzibar)

    • Zanzibara 4.
    • BUDA.
    • 860141.
  • Miriam Makeba

    Pata Pata

    South Africa

    • The Best of Miriam Makeba - The Early Years.
    • Wrasse.
    • WRASS 088.
  • Asha Bhosle

    Chura Liya Hai Tum Ne

    India

    • The Best of Asha Bhosle.
    • Manteca.
    • MANTCD020.

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