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Discography: Tale of Two Rebellions

This is a history program. Most of the music we use is incidental and atmospheric. Short scenes and music clips from a number of movies comes into the mix: Star Wars, The Apostle, Braveheart, Roots, The Godfather, The Wizzard of Oz, Hair, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, The Blues Brothers. And John Denver makes his Afropop debut with “Gardensong.” As far as music within the broad spectrum of Afropop Worldwide, we can recommend a few titles used in the program that will enhance your experience of this history. Enjoy!

Here are a list of albums heard on Afropop Worldwide’s A Tale of Two Rebellions:

Filfel GourgyThe World Is Happy” (Magda Music 2001)

Munir BashirRhythms & Melodies” (Chant du Monde 2006)

Various artistsLe Malouf Tunisien” (Club du Disque Arabe 1992)

Various artistsSongs From The Middle Atlas” (Institut du Monde Arabe 2002)

The Musicians of the NileLuxor To Isna” (Real World 1989)

Umm KulthumEl Klb Yashak–ansak” (Sonodisc)