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Idris Elba - BBC R2 - Journey Dot Africa

PostPosted: Mon Oct 27, 2014 10:44 pm
by Paul Webster
First 2 episodes have happened - 3rd and last is tomorrow evening.
Now that iPlayer Radio has shows for 30 days then you still have time to get them.

Episode 1 was:
Fela Kuti - Shakara
E.T. Mensah - Daavi Loloto
Mahlathini and The Mahotella Queens - Awuthule Kancane
Idris Elba - Thank You For Freedom
Miriam Makeba - Malcom X
Hugh Masekela - Riot
Kass Kass - Mister Oh!
Manu Dibango - New Bell
Le Grand Kalle & African Jazz - Table Ronde
Franco & Tabu Ley Rochereau - Kabassele In Memoriam
Franco & OK Jazz - Mario (Non Stop)
Franco & Sam Mangwana - Coopération
Tinariwen - Toumast Tincha
Orlando Julius with The Heliocentrics - Buje Buje

Episode 2 was:
Ali Farka Touré - Heygana
Fela Kuti - Upside Down
Tony Allen Plays With Afrika '70 - Progress
Cheick Tidiane Seck - Ni Koui Ti (They Say)
Mamadi Diabate et les Ambassadeurs - Moriba Kaba
Amadou & Mariam (feat. Santigold) - Dougou Badia
Inna Modja - Outlaw
Mamani Keita - Kanou
Pamelo Mounk'a - L'Argent Appelle L'Argent
Kassav' - Siwo
DO 7 Band - Ho Ongili
Tshala Muana - Seli Pere

Re: Idris Elba - BBC R2 - Journey Dot Africa

PostPosted: Sun Nov 16, 2014 9:25 pm
by Alan
Yes highly recommended, episode 2 still available here

and the final episode 3 too,
featuring 3 Charlie's favourites Sweet Mama, Joromi and Eswi Yo Wapi

Ebo Taylor & Uhuru-Yenzu Victory
Prince Nico Mbarga & Rocafil Jazz Sweet Mother
Sir Victor Uwaifo Joromi
King Sunny Adé Synchro System
Toumani Diabate & Sidiki Diabate Hamadoun Toure
Shina Williams & His African Percussionists Agboju Logun
M'bilia Bel Eswi Yo Wapi
A.B. Crentsil Adjoa
Pierre Antoine Kalabuley Woman
Mahmoud Ahmed Aynotche Terabu
Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey Iba Folouwa
Sir Shina Peters Ijo Shina
Eric Agyeman Matutu Mirika
The Best of Prince Nico Mbarga & Rocafil Jazz Good Father

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When actor, DJ and musician Idris Elba played the role of Nelson Mandela in Long Walk To Freedom, it re-ignited his love for a type of music he was brought up on. In this 3 part series Journey Dot Africa he delves into his record collection which takes us all over Africa, from the 60s to the present day.