World Hits (9/29/14 – 10/05/14)

29 Sep

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