Putumayo World Music Hour – Past Shows

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  • Australia and New Zealand [05/21 – 05/26]

    The music of Australia and New Zealand, like that of many island nations, reflects multiple influences, from the traditional sounds of the indigenous peoples to the countless visitors and settlers who have come to these beautiful, diverse countries throughout the years. We’ll explore the music born of this fascinating blend of cultures and traditions, which truly are the musical crossroads of the southern hemisphere.

     

    ARTIST

    SONG

    ALBUM

    LABEL

    COUNTRY

    TIME

    1

    Colin Hay

    Down Under (acoustic version)

    Man @ Work

    Compass Records

    Australia

    3:33

    2

    Te Vaka

    Haloa Olohega

    Nukukehe / South Pacific Islands

    Warm Earth Records / Putumayo

    Tokelau / New Zealand

    3:13

    3

    Jodi Martin

    Love That Survives

    A Compilation

    The Aussie Croc Pot

    Australia

    3:44

    4

    1 Giant Leap w/ Whirimako Black

    Ta Moko

    1 Giant Leap

    Palm Pictures Ltd

    UK / New Zealand

    5:09

    5

    Oceania

    Hautoa (Warrior)

    Oceania

    Point Music

    New Zealand

    3:30

    6

    Toni Huata

    Whakarongo

    Everlasting Force

    Waahuu

    New Zealand

    4:12

    7

    Fat Freddy’s Drop

    Roady

    Based on a True Story

    The Drop LTD

    New Zealand

    3:30

    8

    Te Vaka

    Iuliana

    Tutuki / South Pacific Islands

    Spirit of Play Productions / Putumayo

    New Zealand

    4:06

    9

    The Waifs

    London Still

    Up All Night

    Compass Records

    Australia

    3:47

    10

    Ruby Hunter

    Aurukun Moonlight

    Feeling Good

    Mushroom Records

    Australia

    4:18

    11

    Outback

    Cuban Connections

    The Best Of World Music (Putumayo)

    Rykodisc

    Australia / UK

    3:48

    12

    Ganga Giri

    Ancestors

    Beats Around the Bush

    Termite Tunes

    Australia

    3:52

    13

    The Unseen Guest

    Sandalista

    Asian Garden 2

    Lola’s World

    India / Australia

    4:21

    14

    Zulya

    Saginou (Yearning)

    Aloukie / Music From the Tea Lands

    ZKO / Putumayo

    Tatarstan

    4:25

  • Flavors of India [05/14 -05/20]

    Join us as we enjoy a masala of music from one of the world’s most populous nations, the majestic and diverse country of India, as well as other nations whose music has been enriched by Indian flavors.

     

    ARTIST

    SONG

    ALBUM

    LABEL

    COUNTRY

    TIME

    1

    Susheela Raman

    Mamavatu

    Susheela Raman / Asian Groove

    Narada World / Putumayo

    India

    3:49

    2

    Niraj Chag

    Khwaab

    Along the Dusty Road / India

    Buzz-Erk / Putumayo

    India

    3:51

    3

    Ravi Shankar with George Harrison

    Tana Mana

    Bridges (The Best of…)

    BMG / Private Music

    India / UK

    3:38

    4

    CornerShop

    Norwegian Wood

    When I Was Born for the 7th Time

    Luaka Bop / Warner Bros.

    India / UK

    2:27

    5

    Lucky Ali

    Kitni Haseen Zindagi

    Aks

    Sony Music India

    India

    4:13

    6

    The Unseen Guest

    Listen My Son

    Out There / Blues Around the World

    Tuition / Schott Music & Media

    Ireland / India

    3:57

    7

    Uma Mohan

    Shiva Panchakshara Stotram / Shiva Shadakshara Stotram

    Divine Chants of Ganesh / India

    Times Music India

    India

    4:07

    8

    Mungal with Nitin Sawhney

    Awake

    Dreadlocks / Asian Groove

    Virgin / Putumayo

    Trinidad / India

    4:05

    9

    Fernanda Abreu

    Eu Vou Torcer

    Na Paz

    Garota Sangue Bom

    Brazil

    4:10

    10

    Sanjay Divecha featuring Kailash Kher

    Naino Sey

    Full Circle / India

    Blue Frog Records

    India

    4:42

    11

    Kiran Ahluwalia

    Vo Kuch (Passion)

    Beyond Boundaries / India

    Kiran Music / Putumayo

    India / Canada

    3:06

    12

    Apache Indian

    Om Numah Shivaya

    Karma / World Reggae

    Universal Music / Putumayo

    India

    4:28

    13

    Deepak Chopra

    Oceans of Ecstasy

    A Gift of Love II – Oceans of Ecstasy / Asian Lounge

    Rasa Music / Putumayo

    India / USA

    4:32

    14

    The Bilz

    Mehendi

    The Bilz

    Times Music / Bilz Music

    India / Canada

    4:16

  • Destination Asia [05/07 – 05/13]

    Explore the fascinating fusion of music from Asian countries, musicians and communities the world over as we head east on “Destination Asia.”

     

    ARTIST

    SONG

    AL BUM

    LABEL

    COUNTRY

    TIME

    1

    Caravan

     

    Music Saved My Life

    Wander Around

    Averex Entertainment / Rhythm Zone

    Japan/Venezuela

    4:28

    2

    Blue Asia featuring Yoichi Ikeda

     

    Campuhan

    Hotel Ibah / Asian Lounge

    King Records / Putumayo

    Japan / Indonesia

    3:35

    3

    The Bangkok Acoustic

     

    Giew Kao

    The Bangkok Acoustic

    Groovin House Records

    Thailand

    3:52

    4

    Prem Joshua

     

    Funky Guru

    Yatri / Asian Lounge

    White Swan / Putumayo

    Germany

    4:00

    5

    Rita Lestariani

     

    Sinar

    Akhirnya

    High-on Chai Productions

    Indonesia

    2:54

    6

    Jake Shimabukuro

     

    Grandma’s Groove

    Walking Down Rainhill

    Hitchhike Records

    Hawaii/Japan

    3:08

    7

    Zulya

     

    Saginou (Yearning)

    Aloukie / Music from the Tealands

    ZKO / Putumayo

    Tatarstan

    4:16

    8

    Deepak Chopra

     

    Oceans of Ecstasy

    A Gift of Love II – Oceans of Ecstasy / Asian Lounge

    Rasa Music / Putumayo

    India / USA

    4:32

    9

    Wu Man featuring Lee Knight

     

    I’m Going Back to North

    Wu Man and Friends

    Traditional Crossroads

    China / USA

    2:27

    10

    Badar Al Khan (DJ Baba & Dan The Automator Remix)

     

    Black Night

    Asian Groove

    Putumayo

    Pakistan

    4:47

    11

    Amin

     

    Loco-Motion

     

    Dreamusic

    Malaysia

    3:46

    12

    Lucky Ali

     

    Pyarka Musafir

    Sunoh

    Crescendo / BMG

    India/ New Zealand

    3:22

    13

    Sangeeta

     

    Likh Diya Hai

    Footsteps in the Sand

    Keda

    India

    3:49

    14

    Yoshida Brothers

    Beyond the Deep Sea (Fukaki Umi No Kanata)

    Yoshida Brothers / Asian Lounge

    Domo / Putumayo

    Japan

     

    15

    Faye Wong

     

    Wait a Moment

    Faye Wong

    EMI

    China / Hong Kong

    3:25

  • World Music in Canada [04/30 – 05/06]

    Canada is an exciting microcosm of the world’s music, drawing artists from all over the globe. You can dance to a hot Latin band, enjoy the delicate beauty of love songs from India and Pakistan, or sway to the rhythms of calypso and reggae. Join us this week as we explore this surprisingly rich music scene.

     

    ARTIST

    SONG

    ALBUM

    LABEL

    COUNTRY

    TIME

    1

    Amanda Martinez

    Cántame

    Sola

    Amanda Martinez

    Canada / Mexico

    4:09

    2

    Alex Cuba Band

    Fuego

    Humo de Tabaco

    Shell Records

    Cuba / Canada

    4:25

    3

    Martin Leon

    Je m’demande

    Le Facteur Vent / Quebec

    Celestone Music / Putumayo

    Canada / Quebec

    3:15

    4

    Bia

    Mariana

    Carmin / Brazilian Lounge

    Audiogram  / Putumayo

    Brazil / Canada

    3:12

    5

    Kobo Town

    St. James

    Independence

    Self-Released

    Trinidad / Canada

    3:00

    6

    Pacifika

    Chiquita

    Asuncion

    Six Degrees Records

    Canada / Peru

    4:00

    7

    Ndidi Onukwulu

    Water

    No, I Never

    Ndidi Onkukwulu Songs / Jericho Beach Music

    Nigeria / Canada

    3:01

    8

    Pascal Lejeune

    Bilingue in Paris

    Le Commun des Bordels / Acoustic France

    Pascal Lejeune / Putumayo

    Canada / New Brunswick

    3:13

    9

    Florent Vollant

    Nitshiuenan

    Katak / Quebec

    D7 Recordings / Putumayo

    Canada / Quebec

    3:41

    10

    Dobacaracol

    Etrange

    Soley / Quebec

    Indica / Putumayo

    Canada / Quebec

    3:36

    11

    Ashley MacIsaac with Mary Jane Lamond

    Sleepy Maggie

    Hi, How Are You Today / Celtic Tides

    Ancient Music / Putumayo

    Canada

    4:00

    12

    Kiran Ahluwalia

    Vo Kuch (Passion)

    Beyond Boundaries / India

    Kiran Music / Putumayo

    India / Canada

    4:00

    13

    The Bilz

    Ban Thanke

    The Bilz

    Times Music / Bilz Music Canada

    India / Canada

    4:00

    14

    Marco Calliari

    L’Americano

    Mia Dolce Vita / Italia

    Casta Nostra / Putumayo

    Italy / Canada

    4:03

    15

    Celso Machado

    Despedida

    Jongo Le / Brasileiro

    Daqui / Putumayo

    Brazil / Canada

    3:30