« Program: Africa and the Blues

Discography: Africa and the Blues

Here are a list of albums heard on Afropop Worldwide’s Africa and the Blues:

Robert Pete WilliamsLong ‘ol Way From Home” (Fuel 2000 2004)

Various artistsNgoma: Music From Uganda” (Music of the World)

R. L. BurnsideR. L. Burnside’s First Recordings” (Fat Possum Records 2003)

Various artistsAfrica And The Blues: Connections And Reconnection” (Companion CD to the book by Gerhard Kubik) (Neatwork 2001)

Various artistsBlues Masters, Volume 8: Mississippi Delta Blues” (Rhino 1993)

Corey HarrisMississippi To Mali” (Rounder Records 2003)

Various artistsBlues Masters, Volume 11: Classic Blues Woman” (Rhino 1993)

Los Muñequitos de MatanzasRumba Caliente” (Qbadisc 1992)

Various artistsAltamont: Vblack String Band Music” (Rounder Records 1989)

Various artistsBefore The Blues, Volume 1” (The Early American Black Music Scene) (Yazoo 1996)

Charlie ParkerJazz At The Philharmonic-1946” (Verve 1992)

Various artistsRough Guide To Delta Blues” (World Music Network 2002)

Barbecue BobChocolate To The Bone” (Yazoo 1992)

Various artistsDeep River Of Song” (Rounder Records 2000)

King Sunny AdéThe Return Of The Juju King” (Mesa)

Jesse Mae HemphillShe-wolf” (HMG/HighTone Records 1998)

Sekou “Bembeya” Diabate, Bembeya JazzHommage à Demba Camara” (Syliphone, Syllart 1998)

Ali Farka TouréRadio Mali” Classic recordings from 1970-78. (World Circuit 1998, Nonesuch 1999)

Ali Farka Touré, Ry CooderTalking Timbuktu” Won Grammy Award in 1995. (World Circuit 1994, Hannibal 1994)


Also look for these recommended titles.

Donald Kachamba’s Kwela Heritage JazzbandThe Sargfabrik Concert” (Tolimana 2005)