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Gary Sullivan spelunks New York City’s teeming immigrant-run shops collecting Abigbo, Bollywood funk, Cantopop, Nortec, Shibuya-kei and pure pop from Peru to Palestine—and all points in between. Grab the best of the booty at bodegapop.com … and shake your own booty with Gary here each week, live.

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Options May 6, 2020: A Tribute to Tony Allen
We mark the passing of one of the greatest musicians of all time with a career-spanning tribute beginning with his early days with Fela Kuti to his just-released collaboration with the late South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela.

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Artist Track Album Year Comments Approx. start time

Music behind DJ:
Bodega Pop 

Intro   Options

Bodega Pop Live 

2020 

 

 
Tony Allen & Hugh Masekela  We've Landed   Options Rejoice  2020  Recorded in 2010  0:03:32 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
MC Jean Gab'1 & Tony Allen  Black (Theme from the Film)   Options Black (Theme from the Film)  2009    0:07:55 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Tony Allen feat. Clip Payne  Black Voices   Options Black Voices  1999    0:12:08 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Tony Allen  N.E.P.A (Never Expect Power Always)   Options N.E.P.A (Never Expect Power Always)  1984    0:16:07 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Fela  Roforo Fight   Options Roforo Fight  1972    0:24:19 (MP3 | Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
MC Jean Gab'1 & Tony Allen 

Black (Slow Instrumental)   Options

Black (Theme from the Film) 

2009 

 

0:39:10 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Tony Allen Plays with Afrika 70  Afro-Disco Beat   Options Progress  1977    0:42:44 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Tony Allen  Wolf Eats Wolf   Options The Source  2017    0:53:46 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Moritz Von Oswald Trio  Sounding Line 1   Options Sounding Lines  2015  Tony Allen on drums  0:59:18 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Tony Allen  Moyege   Options Lagos No Shaking  2006    1:09:20 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Tony Allen  The Drum Thunder Suite   Options A Tribute to Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers  2017    1:15:21 (MP3 | Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Moritz Von Oswald Trio 

Sounding Line 4   Options

Sounding Lines 

2015 

 

1:21:57 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Charlotte Gainsbourg  Night-Time Intermission   Options 5:55  2006  Tony Allen on drums  1:26:26 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Good, the Bad & the Queen  The Good, the Bad & the Queen   Options The Good, the Bad & the Queen  2007  Tony Allen on drums  1:28:54 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Tony Allen & Jeff Mills  Locked and Loaded   Options Tomorrow Comes the Harvest  2018    1:35:49 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Tony Allen & Abayomy Afrobeat Orquestra feat. BNegão  Meus Filhos Afrobeat Rework   Options Meus Filhos Afrobeat Rework  2013    1:43:28 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Fela and the Africa 70  Shakara   Options Shakara  1972    1:53:28 (MP3 | Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Tony Allen & Jeff Mills 

The Night Watcher (Instrumental / Edit)   Options

Tomorrow Comes the Harvest 

2018 

 

2:06:43 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Oumou Sangaré feat. Tony Allen  Yere Faga   Options Mogoya  2017    2:10:47 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Tony Allen Plays with Afrika 70  No Accommodation for Lagos   Options No Accommodation for Lagos  1979    2:15:34 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Fela Ransome-Kuti and the Africa '70* with Ginger Baker  Ginger Baker & Tony Allen Drum Solo   Options Live!  2010  Original album 1971 | Previously Unreleased Bonus Track: Live At The Berlin Jazz Festival - 1978  2:32:58 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Tony Allen  Olokun   Options Afrobeat Express  1989    2:49:05 (MP3 | Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Catrina Paslaru 

Hei La Bodega   Options

Hei La Bodega - Carnaval! 

2000 

 

2:52:32 (MP3 | Pop‑up)


Listener comments!

Avatar 6:59pm LambdaCalculus:

Evening Gary and everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:03pm chresti:

Hey Gary and Bodegans!
Avatar 7:03pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Wherever is Gary...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:04pm listener james from westwood:

Evening, Gary and all! (We might be on the stream at the moment?)
Avatar 7:04pm LambdaCalculus:

There he is!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:04pm listener james from westwood:

There we go!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:04pm Gary:

Here now!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:04pm fleep:

Ah, there it is! Greetings, Gary and all
  7:04pm Andy Schwartz:

Gary, I posted about tonight's Tony Allen tribute on my Facebook. Boogie down!
Avatar 7:05pm hyde:

Hello friends
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:05pm listener james from westwood:

My week comes apart at the seams if I don't hear "Bodegas are our friends."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:05pm Gary:

Howdy, Lambda-C, Chresti, Ken, James, Fleep, Andy, and Hyde!
Avatar 7:07pm northguineahills:

RIP Tony Allen ;( *sniff*

also, RIP Florian Schneider (Kraftwerk).
Avatar 7:07pm StringOFperils:

Gimme a soft pack of Tony Allens, and a fifth of something that will make me forget April.
Avatar 7:07pm Franco Twinkie:

Hi Gary! I'm having craft corner on top of the washing machine.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:09pm Gary:

NGH! StringofP! Franco-T!
Avatar 7:10pm hyde:

great tribute
  7:11pm RetroHawk:

evening folks
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:12pm Gary:

Hawklookingbackwards!
Avatar 7:12pm LambdaCalculus:

Tony Allen was one hell of a drummer!
Avatar 7:12pm LambdaCalculus:

Evening, RetroHawk!
Avatar 7:14pm StringOFperils:

This is awesome. Love it.
Avatar 7:14pm StringOFperils:

Je l'adore.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:15pm ParUbi:

Hey Gary, hi everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:15pm Gary:

Parubi!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:21pm doctorjazz:

Hi Gary and Popsicles!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:23pm Gary:

Dr. Jazz!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:23pm chresti:

I'm a melting popsicle, it's in the 90s today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:23pm Ike:

Awesome!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:24pm Gary:

Ike!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:25pm Gary:

It is decidedly NOT in the 90s on this sad, cold coast
Avatar 7:27pm northguineahills:

weirdness, it's supposed to get down to 49F/9C tomorrow night, that's cold for even winter down here, it's was 90F/32C earlier, but it's already 80F/27C...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:27pm ParUbi:

It's been chilly all day here in Pittsburgh too. Frost warning!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:27pm Gary:

WE MIGHT SEE SNOW IN THE NEXT DAY OR TWO
Avatar 7:28pm LambdaCalculus:

FELA!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:29pm ParUbi:

Okay. Unplug the Earth, wait ten seconds, then plug it in and boot up.
Avatar 7:31pm StringOFperils:

Chilly 10 hours north of New York as well....yeah, what ParUbi said, reboot the climate.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:32pm doctorjazz:

Music is HOT!
Avatar 7:33pm TDK60:

Hola.
  7:34pm Jeff g. via app:

Feeling the beat. Feeling the heat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:36pm Gary:

TDK! Jeff-G of D:O Fame!
Avatar 7:50pm northguineahills:

@ParUbi: "did you turn it on and off?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:52pm ParUbi:

That works for me 90%.
Avatar 7:55pm coelacanth∅:

hey Gary and Bodeghisattvas
Avatar 7:57pm Franco Twinkie:

I'm going to make dinner in the front yard because we don't want to heat up the inside of the house anymore that we have to.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:58pm Gary:

Ceola-C!
  7:58pm testingwithfire (she / they):

Hey Gary and listeners! Hi again @ParUbi , @TDK60 , and all of the usual suspects!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:59pm Gary:

testingwith-f!
Avatar 7:59pm coelacanth∅:

(and the unusual ones?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:02pm ParUbi:

generally tends to the unusually here, that's for sure, coelacanth!
Avatar 8:03pm LambdaCalculus:

Hi testingwithfire!
Avatar 8:05pm TDK60:

Hi ParUbi.. but I hope I'm an unusual suspect.
Avatar 8:06pm northguineahills:

oh, cool, I always dug this Moritz Von Oswald album...
Avatar 8:08pm TDK60:

..and I /do/ hope I'm suspected.
Avatar 8:12pm coelacanth∅:

i suspect you are one of the usual unusual suspects TDK
Avatar 8:13pm rustypepin:

MVO lowdown and heavy!
Avatar 8:13pm TDK60:

coel: are you a-spyin' on me? little old me?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:14pm Gary:

Rustypepin!
Avatar 8:15pm coelacanth∅:

not me TDK, but my big brother is watching
Avatar 8:16pm TDK60:

Allen has to be one of the more original trap set players, at least on this side of the solar system.
Avatar 8:18pm coelacanth∅:

Tony looks about 15 in that picture
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:19pm Gary:

He was pretty young!
  8:19pm Jeff g. via app:

Great set!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:30pm chresti:

I haven't heard my voice for a few hours, so I'm not sure if it's different.
Avatar 8:30pm TDK60:

Millie Small? Had the UK ska hit My Boy Lollipop?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:31pm chresti:

Yes, think so, TDK60.
Avatar 8:33pm TDK60:

Long ago (mid-60s) I saw a US re-broadcast of a UK TV live rock-pop show (forget name). Beatles were headliners, Millie S. was an opener.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:34pm Gary:

Yes, plus a terrific 1970 album that I highly recommend
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:36pm chresti:

I wonder if it's on YouTube, TDK.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:39pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Hey Man !
...Only getting WiFis sitting outside the Library these days...may be a way around this.
Good to catch even a little. :)
  8:39pm ?:

woohoo! I almost missed this!
Avatar 8:40pm TDK60:

Chresti, found it on Millie's Wiki page. It was a special "Around The Beatles" with a bunch of acts: M.S., Long John Baldry, Sounds Incorporated, Cilla Black, PJ Proby. Link on her page.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:40pm Meghan:

lol, I wasn't signed in!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:40pm Gary:

RevRab! And Meghan!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:41pm Meghan:

Happy Wednesday evening Gary!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:41pm Meghan:

i was very confused why I had to do math....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:42pm Meghan:

I am going to have to go back and listen to what I missed... looks great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:42pm WR:

Hi Gary & fellow bodegans. Busy day but connected now to the stream.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:42pm chresti:

Here's Millie on Shindig:

youtube.com/watch?v=5V8B9UqUT5Y
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:43pm Gary:

WR!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:44pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

The Beatle always maintain they were down w/ Ska back in the early 1960s...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:45pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

*s
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:45pm chresti:

www.youtube.com...

Beatles, etc.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:47pm Meghan:

I was wondering where Jeff Mills was from- American DJ. It had a very South African sound to me
  8:48pm SeanG:

rock on Gary
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:48pm Gary:

SeanG!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:48pm Gary:

Meghan, what are you cooking up for Friday?
Avatar 8:49pm LambdaCalculus:

Oh snap! He's covered Jorge Ben!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:51pm Meghan:

haha, I don't know yet! I have totally not decided. Tomorrow I will figure it out!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:52pm Meghan:

Though I will say I am very overwhelmed with being back live! I can do anything! And I figured out my mishaps from last week, so hopefully it will be better!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:52pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Thx chresti.
I'ma sit in the cold for this a little longer! :) ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:53pm Gary:

You real WFMU DJs freak me out what with your on-the-spot decisions and the like
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:57pm Doug Schulkind:

You are plenty freak-out worthy, Gary!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:58pm Meghan:

what are you talking about! I am the biggest nervous nelly about making sure I have a show set up! I don't do anything on the fly!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:58pm Gary:

Haha, well that makes me feel better, Meghan ... HI DOUG!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:58pm Meghan:

Oh damn, here we go! get out on the dancefloor!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:59pm Meghan:

But I know that feeling. I used to watch some DJ's put on their first track and then go into the record library to start pulling. my jaw would hit the floor watching that
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:00pm Gary:

Haha
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:00pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Fela seems right for...now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02pm doctorjazz:

Great stuff!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02pm Meghan:

I think this may be my favorite of the Fela tracks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03pm Gary:

It's pretty unimpeachable
  Swag For Life Member 9:04pm Ignore Function:

Great tribute!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05pm Gary:

Welcome, Ignore-F!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Oh yes. Tony Allen.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:09pm ParUbi:

Checking back in after some tuck-in-time
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10pm Gary:

Stick around after this show for Sam Segal's always-amazing If You Lose Your Horse. Tonight's episode: "Like Seven Horses Sleeping on the Plateau" wfmu.org...
  Swag For Life Member 9:12pm Ignore Function:

Thanks, Gary. I feel lucky I got to see Tony Allen once at a local festival. I was walking through the same park where he played the other night thinking about that show.
  9:15pm JakeGould:

Hey Gary!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16pm doctorjazz:

I could use a tuck-in...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16pm Gary:

Jake!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:17pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

So good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21pm Meghan:

I know the feeling doctorjazz.... i think we all could use a proper tuck-in!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26pm doctorjazz:

Checking out, thanks for the great tribute, Gary!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26pm Gary:

G'night, Dr. Jazz!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:30pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Bout ready for the indoors myself.
Thx Man !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:31pm Gary:

Night, RevRab, and so happy to see you again!
  9:37pm peter:

hi Gary, et al.! Hope I'm in time to catch some good stuff, still..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:37pm Gary:

Peter! If you like drummin's, then yes
  9:38pm peter:

it just so happens, i do
Avatar 9:47pm northguineahills:

Thanks, Gary!
Avatar 9:48pm TDK60:

This is rockin'
Avatar 9:52pm JakeGould:

My head likes this.
Avatar 9:55pm Franco Twinkie:

Having a stir fry with Tony Allen and Ginger Baker busing down doors in the back round - Fuck yeah!
Avatar 9:56pm LambdaCalculus:

Best drums ever!
Avatar 9:57pm LambdaCalculus:

Thanks for this feast for the ears and the soul, Gary!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58pm Meghan:

Thanks Gary! Excellent job! Glad I got to hear half of it!
Avatar 9:58pm Franco Twinkie:

Gary, do I dare say.....You rock?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58pm chresti:

Thanks Gary!
Avatar 9:59pm TDK60:

Gracias Gary, till next time..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59pm Gary:

Night, everyone!
Avatar 10:10pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Gary Great program!
take care
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