OK Jazz Episode #134

Rachid Taha – ‘Ya Rayah’, album Rachid Taha (Algeria/France)

Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band – ‘The Joker’, album Express Yourself: The Best Of Charles Wright (USA)

Mark de Clive Lowe – ‘Thanks Given’, album Midnight Snacks (USA/NZ)

World Expansion – ‘Meeting Point’, album World Expansion (Italy)

Omar Gaindefall – ‘Mama Africa’ DJ Otsuka Remix (Senegal/Japan)

Djelimady Tounkara – ‘Sansenesougoro’, album Djely Blues (Mali)

Wrinkar Experience – ‘Ballad Of A Sad Young Woman’, album Wake Up You! The Rise and Fall of Nigerian Rock Vol. 1 (1972-1977)

Bonga – ‘Boto Boto’, album Hora Kota (Angola)

Sam Mangwana – ‘Marabenta’, album Golden Afrique Vol. 2 (Congo)

Ben Lamar Gay – ‘Bang Melodically Bang’, album Open Arms To Open Us (USA)

Ronka/Sommer – ‘November’, album Varo (Norway/Denmark)

Tom Waits – ‘Hoist That Rag’, album Real Gone (USA)

Roberta Flack – ‘To Love Somebody’, album Quiet Fire (USA)


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