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December 21, 2007 Options
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Artist Selection Album    (Label / Recording date)
Theme Music:
Sarah Webster Fabio 
Jujus: Alchemy of the Blues   Options Jujus: Alchemy of the Blues
(Folkways 1976)
ECD  In Tempo   Options Major Force: The Original Art-Form
(Mo Wax 1990)

Laura Veirs 

To the Country
(Listen: )
  Options
Saltbreakers
(Nonesuch 2007)



Amy Allison
 
Heart of London   Options Everything and Nothing Too
(Spit & Polish 2007)
Mary Gauthier  Can't Find the Way   Options Between Daylight and Dark
(Lost Highway 2007)
Tom Brosseau  Amory   Options Cavalier
(Fat Cat 2007)

Talkover Music:
Flevans 
Hey Mr Bundle   Options Make New Friends
(TruThoughts 2004)

Caetano Veloso 

Não Me Arrependo
(Listen: )
  Options

(Nonesuch 2007)
Raul Seixas  Mosca No Soba   Options Brazil '70: After Tropicalia
(Soul Jazz )
Various artists  Montage of songs...   Options


Música Tradicional do Norte e Nordeste 1938

(SESCP 1938)

Talkover Music:
Thai Elephant Orchestra 
Heavy Logs   Options Thai Elephant Orchestra
(Mulatta 2000)

Orquesta Riverside 

En Casa del Trompo
no Bailes
(Listen: )
  Options
Si, Para Usted
(Waxing Deep )
Chuito Velez  Descarga   Options Boogaloo Pow Wow
(Honest Jons )
Melochita y Su Conjunto  Cobardía   Options ¡Gózalo! Bugalú Tropical
Volume 2
(Vampisoul 1967)


(click)
 
Cariñito   Options The Roots of Chicha:
Psychedelic Cumbia From Peru
(Barbès 1978)

Talkover Music:
Up, Bustle and Out 
Rebel Satellite   Options Master Sessions 1
(Nina Tune )

Nina Simone 

That's All I Want From You
(Listen: )
  Options
Royal Festival Hall
(unreleased 1978)
William Parker / Raining on the Moon  Corn Meal Dance   Options



Corn Meal Dance

(Aum Fidelity 2007)
Ernst Reijseger  Su Bolu 'e s'Astore   Options Requiem for a Dying Planet
(Winter & Winter 2007)
Ken Hyder's Talisker  Mrs Macleod Raasay /
Soldier's Song   Options
Dreaming of Glenisla
(Reel Recordings 1975)

Talkover Music:
Sonny Simmons 
Cosmic Funk   Options Jewels
(Boxholder 2004)

Yusef Lateef 

Brother
(Listen: )
  Options
The Complete Yusef Lateef
(Atlantic 19)




Rob Reddy
's
Small Town 
God Damn   Options The Book of the Storm
(Reddy Music 2007)

Talkover Music:
Bud Powell 
Comin' Up   Options The Scene Changes
(Blue Notes 1958)

Moussa Doumbia 

Keleya
(Listen: )
  Options
Keleya
(Oriki Music mid-1970s)
Angela Kalule  Me and Bobby McGee   Options Last King of Scotland [soundtrack]
(Rounder 2007)
The La Drivers Union Por Por Group  Kpanlogo Por Por Medley   Options


Por Por: Honk Horn
Music of Ghana

(Smithsonian/Folkways 2006)
Group Doueh  Cheyla Ya Haluune   Options Guitar Music From Western Sahara
(Sublime Frequencies 2007)

Talkover Music:
The Whitefield Brothers 
Weiya (Serengeti Beat)   Options In the Raw
(Soul Fire 2002)

Mavis Staples 

My Own Eyes
(Listen: )
  Options
We'll Never Turn Back
(Anti- 2007)


(click)
 
Somebody's Gotta Do It   Options Better to Have It
(Proper 2007)
Smokey and His Sister  Creators of Rain   Options Smokey and His Sister
(Sundazed 1967)

Closing Theme:
John Lee Hooker 
Stand By   Options I Feel Good
(Jewel 1971)

Listener comments!

  Fri. 12/21/07 9:14am Doug:

Hello dear listeners! Please weigh in with your faves. What sounds made you giddiest this year? Enquiring DJs wanna know.
  Fri. 12/21/07 9:25am Faust Gertz:

Danbert Nobacon's _Library Book of the World_, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings' _100 Days, 100 Nights_, Mavis Staples' _We'll Never Turn Back_, El-P's_ I'll Sleep When You're Dead_, Battles' _Mirrored_, CCC's Cracked Pepper_, & Wallace Roney's _Jazz_
  Fri. 12/21/07 9:26am Paul Sherratt:

Well I'm spinning out of control to Veirs, Allison,Gauthier & Brosseau !

PS - I'm hoping to have Tom Brossaeu playing here in the back room at home ( on the N. Staffs / S. Cheshire borderline ) some time next year - so if anyone in the UK fancies that ...
  Fri. 12/21/07 9:46am Wes:

I've enjoyed Rockford Kabine - Italian Music, Vic Chesnutt - North Star Deserter, anything by Big Blood/Fire on Fire, Legendary Shack Shakers - Swampblood, Madlib - Beat Conducta India, DMST - You, you're a history in rust, Brian Harnetty - American Winter
  Fri. 12/21/07 11:01am Don Pubah:

Doug,
One of my favorite listening experiences was the Coltrane piece you broadcast on your show. At some point in the last segment I had tears in my eyes. Excellent programming and Thanks!
  Fri. 12/21/07 11:03am k-rex:

I second Don Pubah, that was one of the highlights of the year, musically, for me.

Happy Holidays!
  Fri. 12/21/07 11:06am north guinea hills:

big blood, supermeyer, skream, king soly, miles davis "on the corner, the complete recordings, warrior queen, phil niblock, filastine, sublime frequency comps, talibam!, the billions of kevin shea bands, all of adam krinney's bands, all of marie evelyn's bands, all of shayna dulberger's bands, this heat completr ecordings, more chris watson, john tchichai (yet again), om, oren ambarchi, radio ruido, and the fact i finally got to play w/ DANIEL CARTER!!!! h00 w00!!!!!
  Fri. 12/21/07 11:09am Doug:

Airing that Coltrane doc was a flat out thrill. I hope like hell I can one day broadcast it again and archive the thing. I'll keep you all posted.
  Fri. 12/21/07 11:11am pat:

my favorite for the year is whatever is playing right now. This is bitchin. (Rob Reddy? who he?)
  Fri. 12/21/07 11:13am Doug:

Pat, Rob is a terrific sax player, composer, arranger. "The Book of the Storm" is just one of five or so brilliant records. Check him out: http://www.reddymusic.com/
  Fri. 12/21/07 11:17am pat:

Thanks Doug, love that resonator guitar floating through the piece.
  Fri. 12/21/07 11:18am north guinea hills:

oh, and although it wasn't a record release, doug, you airing the coltrane doc was the epiphany my life has needed for years. no hyperbole.
  Fri. 12/21/07 11:20am Sean Daily:

Not even close to first comment! Woo hoo!
  Fri. 12/21/07 11:24am Wes:

Keleya! Always a favorite. This track grooves heavily.
  Fri. 12/21/07 11:28am david herskovits:

I am back Doug and joyful to be hearing on a hectic friday morning
  Fri. 12/21/07 11:33am Sean Daily:

Joyous Solstice to you all and all yours.
  Fri. 12/21/07 11:35am raissa:

i enjoyed your james brown from all over the world comp. and the coltrane doc blew me away
  Fri. 12/21/07 11:51am Sean Daily:

I wonder if he saw it with his own eyes?
  Fri. 12/21/07 11:55am Danielle Hamilton:

Mavis is a guy?
  Fri. 12/21/07 11:58am Paul Sherratt:

The Mavis song reminds me that Pops Staples once did a session in his stately later years for the BBC's Andy Kershaw - it was put out on cd as an EP if I remember correctly. Nice thing it was too.
  Fri. 12/21/07 11:58am Phil from Philly:

Not so much.
  Sat. 12/22/07 12:17pm Dan Godston:

Thanks again for another fantastic show. I followed that link you put on the playlist, to Amy Allison's site. She & her dad Mose sing a beautiful duet: http://amyallisonmusic.com/.
  Mon. 12/24/07 2:07pm Paul B:

Thanks for a great year of music, Doug. Fave moments: William Parker / Raining on the Moon and the Max Roach tribute - apart from the music I really enjoyed your interview with him. Would love to have listened to "How long's that Trane been gone" but it went out at 4.00 pm UK time, just about the time of day when one really ought to try and focus on doing some work.

Festive jollity to all at WFMU!
  Mon. 12/24/07 10:07pm Doug:

Paul,
We are all so fortunate to live in the age of William Parker. (Every generation gets the Parker it deserves?!) I could easily have added his latest record to my favorites of the year list, but I am trying hard not to repeat musicians in an effort to spread the love. Essentially, I could add the annual gems from William Parker, Laura Veirs, Tom Brosseau, Mary Gauthier, Sublime Frequencies and a dozen other entities to every Best Of list. I am so glad you enjoyed the Max Roach program. It was a rather heartbreaking affair, and I would've preferred a different reason to unearth my old interview. But so be it. I don't pray about much, but I do hope and pray that someday I will be able re-air the Coltrane documentary, or at least help things come about so that copies can be made available commercially. I will keep everyone informed about any developments.

Happy HanuKwanzMas
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