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Global A Go-Go
Music from around the world in the universal language of groove
Music
 Bill Lupoletti  Contact Contributor
Global A Go-Go's favorite recordings of 2021, part 3 of a 3 part series: top ten compilations, reissues and historic recordings, plus ten more honorable mentions
Produced live in the studios of WRIR 97.3 FM Richmond Independent Radio in Richmond, Virginia every Sunday from 1 to 3 PM. Available as a webstream simulcast at wrir.org. Downloads for rebroadcast on other non-profit radio stations and as podcasts via the A-Infos Radio Project at radio4all.net. And more information about all of those options and more on my blog, globalagogo.com.
Top Ten Compilations, Reissues & Historic Recordings of 2021
1. José Carlos Schwarz & Le Cobiana Djazz (Guinee Bissau) | Lua Ki Di Nos | Hot Mule
2. various artists (many countries) | Straight From The Decks 2 | Pura Vida Sounds-Heavenly Sweetness
3. various artists (Nigeria) | Edo Funk Explosion Vol. 1 | Analog Africa
4. La Mermelada (Peru) | La Rica Mermelada | Discos Horoscopo
5. 4 Mars (Djibouti) | Djibouti Archives Vol. 1: Super Somali Sounds From The Gulf Of Tadjoura | Ostinato
6. Phương Tâm (Vietnam) | Magical Nights: Saigon Surf, Twist & Soul (1964-1966) | Sublime Frequencies
7. T.P. Orchestre Poly Rythmo De Cotonou Benin | Volume 4: Yehouessi Leopold Batteur | Acid Jazz
8. Stella Chiweshe (Zimbabwe) | Ambuya! | Piranha
9. K. Frimpong & His Cubanos Fiesta (Ghana) | Me Da A Onnda | Hot Casa
10. Robson Banda & The New Black Eagles (Zimbabwe) | Soweto | Nyati Nyati

Honorable Mention
Afrosound (Colombia) | La Danza De Los Mirlos | Vampisoul
The Beaters (South Africa) | Harari | Matsuli
Elia Y Elizabeth (Colombia) | Elia Y Elizabeth | Vampisoul
Atakora Manu (Ghana) | Omintiminim / Afro Highlife | BBE
Ephat Mujuru & The Spirit Of The People (Zimbabwe) | Mbavaira | Awesome Tapes From Africa
La Pesada (Colombia) | Tomate Y Alandette | Vampisoul
Pintura Roja (Peru) | Siempre Juntos | Discos Horoscopo
Star Lovers (Ghana) | Boafo Ne Nyame | Hot Casa
T.P. Orchestre Poly Rythmo De Cotonou Benin | Unité Africaine | Acid Jazz
various artists (Tanzania-Kenya) | Zanzibara 10: First Modern, Taarab Vibes From Mombasa & Tanga | Buda Musique


Artist | Country | Song | Recording | Label | Year

Oliver Lake | USA | Separation | Matador Of 1st & 1st | Passin' Thru | 1997
Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros | England UK | Global A Go-Go | Global A Go-Go | Hellcat | 2001

Phương Tâm | Vietnam | Nhớ Mình Anh Thôi (Missing Only You) | Magical Nights: Saigon Surf, Twist & Soul (1964-1966) | Sublime Frequencies | 196x
Pintura Roja | Peru | Chinito No. 3 | Siempre Juntos | Discos Horoscopo | 1987
La Mermelada | Peru | Olvídate De Mí | La Rica Mermelada | Discos Horoscopo | 1982
Elia Y Elizabeth | Colombia | Libre | Elia Y Elizabeth | Vampisoul | 1972

K. Frimpong & His Cubanos Fiesta | Ghana | Me Yee Owu Den | Me Da A Onnda | Hot Casa | 1980
T.P. Orchestre Poly Rythmo De Cotonou Benin | Benin | Aiha Ni Kpe We | Volume 4: Yehouessi Leopold Batteur | Acid Jazz | 1978

Osayomore Joseph | Nigeria | My Name Is Money | Edo Funk Explosion Vol. 1 | Analog Africa | 198x
The Dutch Benglos | Ghana | Shabi Bi Di Do | Straight From The Decks 2 | Pura Vida Sounds / Heavenly Sweetness | 1978
Star Lovers | Ghana | Asem Da Ye So | Boafo Ne Nyame | Hot Casa | 1987

José Carlos Schwarz & Le Cobiana Djazz | Guinee Bissau | Na Kolonia | Lua Ki Ni Dos | Hot Mule | 1973
The Beaters | South Africa | Inhlupheko Iphelile | Harari | Matsuli | 1975
Afrosound | Colombia | Caliventura | La Danza De Los Mirlos | Vampisoul | 1973
La Pesada | Colombia | Cumbia Y Tambo | Tomate Y Alandette | Vampisoul | 1978

Ephat Mujuru & The Spirit Of The People | Zimbabwe | Mudande | Mbavaira | Awesome Tapes From Africa | 1983
Stella Chiweshe | Zimbabwe | Kassahwa | Ambuya! | Piranha | 1987
Robson Banda & The New Black Eagles | Zimbabwe | Maria | Soweto | Nyati Nyati | 1986

4 Mars | Djibouti | Hobalayeey Nabuda! (Hello Peace!) | Djibouti Archives Vol. 1: Super Somali Sounds From The Gulf Of Tadjoura | Ostinato | 198x

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