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R. Crumb, Habib Koite, Warsaw Village Band

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R. Crumb, Habib Koite, Warsaw Village Band

R. Crumb, Habib Koite, Warsaw Village Band

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A Billie Holiday tribute from James Carter; Malian story-song guitarist Habib Koite; Scottish folk electronica from Martyn Bennett; Canadian fiddle player April Verch; and Polish folk from the Warsaw Village Band. Featured Artist: R. Crumb's rare 78 rpm records.

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R. Crumb, Habib Koite, Warsaw Village Band

Hot Women: Women Singers from the Torrid Regions of the World

Tambor de la Alegría

  • from Hot Women: Women Singers from the Torrid Regions of the World
  • by R. Crumb

This is a collection of obscure recordings of women singers from all over the world, mostly from the 1920s and '30s, culled from R. Crumb's personal collection of 78rpm records.

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Gardenias for Lady Day

I'm in a Low Down Groove

  • from Gardenias for Lady Day
  • by James Carter

Jazz saxophonist James Carter here performs a track from the Billie Holiday songbook.

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Koly! Live Around the World

Batoumambe

  • from Foly! Live Around the World
  • by Habib Koité & Bamada

Habib Koite comes from the Khassonke griot tradition in Mali, an inherited caste of musicians who perform story songs to preserve the history of their homeland.

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Grit

Chanter

  • from Grit
  • by Martyn Bennett

Martyn Bennett fuses traditional Scottish folk with modern backbeats.

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From Where I Stand

Reg and Irma's Waltz/Reel du Gadeliderot/Reel de St. Marc

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Reg and Irma's Waltz

  • from From Where I Stand
  • by April Verch

A fiddler from Ottawa Valley, April Verch draws on the sounds of Appalachia, bluegrass, Celtic and French Canada on this mix of waltzes, airs, reels, and polkas.

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People's Spring

I Had a Lover

  • from People's Spring
  • by Warsaw Village Band

The sheep-herding mountaineers of Poland used a style of singing called "bialy glos" or "white voice" -- a type of powerful, melodic screaming used to communicate across long distances. The Warsaw Village Band revives this musical style on this CD.

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