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Various Artists / African Playground
Album:African Playground Collection:World
Artist:Various Artists Added:04/2003
Label:Putumayo World Music 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2003-05-26 Pull Date:2003-07-28 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:13 Jul6 Jul29 Jun22 Jun15 Jun8 Jun1 Jun
Airplays:2112523

Recent Airplay
1.Mon, 15 May 17:Shineymic
Everything A to Z - Week 87
4.Sat, 13 Mar 04:La Chanteuse
Fly By Night--with Interview
2.Tue, 07 Sep 10:Decca
At the Cafe Bohemian
5.Sun, 28 Dec 03:chuck
radiomundi
3.Tue, 27 Jun 06:Decca
At the Cafe Bohemian
6.Tue, 08 Jul 03:Decca
At the Cafe Bohemian

Album Review
Decca
Reviewed 2003-05-14 
If I were a really cool kid, I’d love this. As it is, I’m just a mildly cool grown-up, but I still think it’s great. The liner notes provide a nice, kid-size intro to Africa & its musical traditions. Most songs upbeat and happy.

1. Upbeat disco-y party.
2. Silly reggae-esque Swahili for horns & very happy chorus.
*3. The (semi) original Zulu version of “lion sleeps tonight”
4. Fun soukouss with an joyful feeling..
*5. Happy, bouncy w/very nice vocals.
6. Upbeat dance for synths, drums, chorus.
7. Light and happy w/harp, vocals, perc.
*8. Kalimba, flutes, vox. Catchy.
9. Children’s round song. Fun..
*10. Cool vocal harmonies & percussion.
11. Relaxed and sweet w/nice guitar & percussion..
12. Pretty & simple w/female vocals.
*13. Swinging & jazzy w/a fun rhythm.
5/03

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Kidjo, Angelique Battu
2.Them Mushrooms Jambo Bwana
3.Mahotella Queens, the Mbube
4.Mose Fan Fan Hello Hello
5.Diop, Vieux Sing Lo-Lo
6.Dr. Victor Kalimba
7.Sammy, Tarika Hendry
8.Samite Munomuno
9.Damassae, Seleshe Hoya Hoye
10.Kumalo, Bakithi Sangoma
11.Okulolo, Baba Ken Laba Laba
12.Alhinho, Tete Barco Di Papel
13.Msimang, Aura Langa Mo