World Hits [8/10/15 – 8/16/15]

10 Aug

Today we’ll spotlight some international hits that brought world music to mainstream audiences, including songs by Jimmy Cliff, Santana and the Gypsy Kings.

ARTIST SONG ALBUM LABEL COUNTRY TIME
1 Harry Belafonte Jamaica Farewell Calypso RCA Jamaica 3:02
2 Jimmy Cliff The Harder They Come Ultimate Collection / World Hits Hip-O / Putumayo Jamaica 3:39
3 Deep Forest Sweet Lullabye Deep Forest Epic France 3:54
4 Gipsy Kings Bamboleo Gipsy Kings / World Hits Elektra/Nonesuch / Putumayo France 3:25
5 Peter Tosh w/ Mick Jagger (You Gotta Walk) Don’t Look Back Best of Peter Tosh / World Hits Columbia / Putumayo Jamaica / UK 5:15
6 Johnny Clegg and Savuka Scatterlings of Africa Third World Child Capitol South Africa 3:50
7 Youssou N’Dour w/ Neneh Cherry 7 Seconds The Guide (Wommat) / World Hits Chaos / Columbia / Putumayo Senegal / Sweden / USA 5:06
8 Enya Orinoco Flow Watermark Reprise Ireland 4:25
9 Sergio Mendes Mas Que Nada Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 A&M Brazil 2:36
10 Mongo Santamaria Watermelon Man Skin on Skin: The Mongo Santamaria Anthology (1985-1995) Rhino Records Cuba 2:31
11 Manu Dibango Soul Makossa Soul Makossa / World Hits Unidisc / Putumayo Cameroon 4:12
12 Santana Oye Como Va Abraxas Columbia USA / Mexico 4:19
13 Touré Kunda E’mma Les Freres Griots Celluloid Records Senegal 4:01
14 Manu Chao Bongo Bong Clandestino Ark 21 France 2:55
15 Bob Marley Jammin’ Exodus Island Jamaica 3:31