Putumayo World Music Hour


Hosted by KFOG personality Rosalie Howarth, the Putumayo World Music Hour is an internationally syndicated radio show that takes listeners on a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures, now heard internationally on more than 150 commercial and non-commercial stations around the world.

PWMH playlists include well-known names like Bob Marley, Sting, Loreena McKennitt, and Santana, along with exceptional, underexposed international artists. The one-hour radio program also features interviews with world-class music makers such as Los Lobos, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, and Taj Mahal who eagerly support and have been influenced by world music.

Click here to see a list of more than 150 stations that feature the show.


  • Afropop [2/20 – 2/26]

    Join us as we explore the danceable, lilting music that falls under the umbrella of Afropop: music that fuses African traditions with rock & roll, pop and rhythm and blues.

    1 Angelique Kidjo Batonga Best of World Music: African Putumayo Benin 4:45
    2 Habib Koite & Bamada Wassiye Ma Ya / Africa Putumayo Mali 4:41
    3 Maureen Lupo Lilanda with Oliver Mtukudzi Mumba Soul Masala Zammo International Zimbabwe / Denmark 4:33
    4 Johnny Clegg and Savuka Ushtani Obulele One Life Murrabi South Africa 3:25
    5 Samba Ngo Sa Ntima Africa Putumayo Congo 4:45
    6 Ismael Lo Taar Dusey Senegal AZ Records / Universal Music France Senegal 4:41
    7 Chiwoniso Nguva Ye Kufara Rebel Woman / African Party Cumbancha / Putumayo Zimbabwe 4:37
    8 Mapumba Mwafwako Mapumba / World Party Magic-hut Music / Putumayo Congo / South Africa 3:08
    9 Les Go de Koteba Tougna Fo (Tell the Truth)* Cote Divoire / African Party Juna / Putumayo Cote d’Ivoire 4:27
    10 Macire Sylla Perenperen* Massa / African Party Djembe-Fare Productions / Putumayo Guinea 5:18
    11 Adama Yalomba Bara Kassa Adama Yalomba / Etis Mali 4:34
    12 Kotoja Vami Duwe The Super Sawale Collection / African Party Putumayo Nigeria / USA 5:17

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