Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Africa in songs


This is the playlist for my Radio Boo broadcast, tomorrow Wednesday 14 December 2016 with songs referring to Africa.



AFRICA IN GENERAL


Africa - ALBATROS (1975 / the original version of L'ete Indien by Joe Dassin)

Africa (Voodoo Master) - ROSE LAURENS (1982)

Buffalo Soldier - BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS (1983 / the song refers to the soldiers of the 10th cavalry regiment soldiers)

On The Border - AL STEWART (1976)

Radio Africa - LATIN QUARTER (1985)

Storms In Africa (Part 2) - ENYA (1988)

Under African Skies - PAUL SIMON & LINDA RONSTADT (1987)




ALGERIA


I Lost My Baby - JEAN LELOUP (2002)

You Belong To Me - SUE THOMPSON & THE DUDE MARTIN BAND (1952 / Old Algiers)

Ένας Νέγρος Θερμαστής Από Το Τζιμπουτί - ΘΑΝΟΣ ΜΙΚΡΟΥΤΣΙΚΟΣ & ΒΑΣΙΛΗΣ ΠΑΠΑΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΥ (1979Αλγέρι)




BURUNDI


Burundi Blues - BEATS INTERNATIONAL (1990)




CAPE VERDE


Sodade - CESARIA EVORA (1992 / Sao Nikolau)




CONGO (ZAIRE)


Bongo Bong - MANU CHAO (1999)

In Zaire - JOHNNY WAKELIN (1976 / about the famous boxing agon in Kinshasa)

We Didn't Start The Fire - BILLY JOEL (1989 / Belgian Congo)




DJIBOUTI


Ένας Νέγρος Θερμαστής Από Το Τζιμπουτί - ΘΑΝΟΣ ΜΙΚΡΟΥΤΣΙΚΟΣ & ΒΑΣΙΛΗΣ ΠΑΠΑΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΥ (1979)




EGYPT


Do The Strand - ROXY MUSIC (1973 / Spinx)

Egyptian Reggae - JONATHAN RICHMAN & THE MODERN LOVERS (1977)

Fire In Cairo - THE CURE (1979)

Misirlou - DICK DALE & HIS DEL-TONES (1962 & 1994 / misirlou means Egyptian woman or girl & Misr -called Misiri by Hellenic sailors- means Egypt in Arab)

Night Boat To Cairo - MADNESS (1979)

Nights Over Egypt - THE JONES GIRLS (1981)

The Bad Touch - BLOODHOUND GANG (1999)

Αλεξάνδρεια - ΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ ΚΟΤΣΙΡΑΣ (1996 / Alexandria)




ETHIOPIA


Ghost Dancing - SIMPLE MINDS (1985)

Woman - NENEH CHERRY (1996)




GUINEA-BISSAU


Orinoco Flow - ENYA (1988 / Bissau)




LIBERIA


Liberian Girl - MICHAEL JACKSON (1987)




LIBYA


Orinoco Flow - ENYA (1988 / Tripoli)




MALI


Medicine Show - BIG AUDIO DYNAMITE (1985 / Timbuktu)

Spice Up You Life - SPICE GIRLS (1997Timbuktu)




MOROCCO


Casablanca - BERTIE HIGGINS (1982 / Casablanca)

Casablanca - LOW DEEP T (2012 / Casablanca)

Marrakesh Express - CROSBY, STILLS & NASH (1969 / Casablanca, Marrakesh)

Marrakesh Night Market - LOREENA McKENNITT (1994) / Marrakesh)

Modern Dance - LOU REED (2000 / Tangiers)

On The Floor - JENNIFER LOPEZ feat. PITBULL (2011)

The Ride To Agadir - MIKE BATT with THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (1977 / Agadir, Casablaca, Marrakesh, Atlas Mountain)




NIGERIA


Hello Africa - DR. ALBAN (1990)

Lagos Jump - THRID WORLD (1983LagosAba)




SAHARA


Sahara - CUTTING CREW (1986)

Sahara Night - F.R. DAVID (1986)

Sindbad (German intro(1975)

Tea In The Sahara - THE POLICE (1983)

Viva Sahara - SCRAPTOWN (1984)

Voyage Voyage - DESIRELESS (December 1986)




SAO TOME & PRINCIPE


Sodade - CESARIA EVORA (1992 / Sao Tome)




SIERRA LEONE


Diamonds From Sierra Leone - KANYE WEST (2005)




SOUTH AFRICA


Biko - PETER GABRIEL (1980 / Port Elizabeth)

Child Of The Universe - BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST (1974)

Ghost Dancing - SIMPLE MINDS (1985)

Gimme Hope Jo'anna - EDDY GRANT (1988 / Joanna stands for Johannesburg / Soweto)

Pata Pata - MIRIAM MAKEBA (1967 / Johannesburg)

Sun City - ARTISTS UNITED AGAINS APPARTHEID (1985Sun City)




SUDAN


Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick - IAN DURY & THE BLOCKHEADS (1978)

Orinoco Flow - ENYA (1988 / Khartoum)




TANZANIA


Africa - TOTO (1982 / Kilimanjaro, Serengeti)

Kilimandjaro - PASCAL DANEL (1966 / Kilimanjaro)

Zanzibar - SERGIO MENDES & BRASIL '77 (1971 / Zanzibar)




TUNISIA


Πόλεις Του Καλοκαιριού - ΝΕΝΑ ΒΕΝΕΤΣΑΝΟΥ (1993 / Καρχηδόνα > Carthage)




ZIMBABWE


Master Blaster (Jammin') - STEVIE WONDER (1980)



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