(Clockwise from upper left) Africaine 808, D.D Dumbo, The Frightnrs, Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band, Anthony Joseph. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Whole Show

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Volta Jazz, also known as Orchestre Volta-Jazz, was one of the most prominent Bobo Dioulasso bands of the '60s and '70s. Sory Sanlé hide caption

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In This Bobo Yéyé Box Set, Find The Creativity And Optimism Of A Lost World

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Zomba Prison Project's albums have been recorded in a maximum-security facility in Malawi. Marilena Delli/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ian Brennan On The Zomba Prison Project On World Cafe

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Lebanese Composer Marcel Khalife's Urgent Reminder That Peace Is Possible

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03Na Sane

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Brazilian artists Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil have collaborated with each other — and, as you'll hear in this playlist, with other international artists. Marcos Hermes/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Songs We Love: Slavic Soul Party!, 'Bluebird Of Delhi'

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After His Assassination, A Pakistani Artist's Family Keeps His Song Alive

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Relatives comfort Mujjudid Sabri (front, center), son of Pakistani singer Amjad Sabri, who was killed Wednesday in an attack by gunmen in Karachi. Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Songwriting, Carla Hassett Looks Home

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