Posts tagged "World Music"

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Ja Funmi" by King Sunny Ade and his African Beats

  Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Ja Funmi” by King Sunny Ade and his African Beats Ade was born into a Nigerian royal family so, yes; he actually is a real King. He started performing his native Yoruba Nigerian Juju Music in the late 1960s becoming a star on his home turf.... Read more »

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Jaan Pehechaan Ho" by Mohammed Rafi

Song Of The Day – “Jaan Pehechaan Ho” by Mohammed Rafi Just saw the 2001 film “Ghost World” which opens with the female protagonist dancing along with this scene as she watches it on TV. The scene is originally from the 1966 Bollywood movie “Gumnaam.” Mohammed Rafi was one of India’s most famous playback singers,... Read more »

Song Of The Day - "Soul Makossa" by Manu Dibango

by Eric Berman Song Of The Day – “Soul Makossa” by Manu Dibango Hailing from Cameroon, Africa, Manu Dibango established himself as an in-demand saxophone player working with acts as diverse as Fela Kuti, Don Cherry, The Fania All-Stars and Sly and Robbie. He hit paydirt with this international hit in 1973 whose imprint can... Read more »
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