Ozomatli is also a god of dance, fire, the new harvest, and music. This song, Cumbia de los Muertos , is from their album Ozomatli. Our random song for today is performed by Teddy Pendergrass on the soundtrack to The Power of One , a coming of age movie set in apartheid South Africa based on the novel by Bryce Courtenay. Teddy Pendergrass was a singer, songwriter and composer. After growing up in Philadelphia , where he lost his father to a murder as a young boy and where he became a minister at age 10, Pendergrass rose to fame in the early 70s as the lead singer for Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes.
As his fame grew, especially among women, he pioneered the "women-only concerts" concept. A car accident in left him paralyzed from the chest down, but he made a triumphant and emotional return to music in He died in of respiratory failure after having complications from a surgery for colon cancer. You can find this song, The Power of One , on the soundtrack for the movie released in Our random tune for today is out of the past!
Tangara is by Hareton Salvanini , a Brazilian arranger and writer who released his first LP in , and provided the soundtrack for a Brazilian erotic movie in It is a fairly rare vinyl EP - only copies were printed.
The random tune for today is Te Vaka by the band Te Vaka. Founded in by Opetaia Foa'i , they have won a number of awards and have been labeled the most successful contemporary band playing Pacific music by the BBC. They use traditional instruments such as the pate and pa'u drums and most of their songs are written in the Tokelauan language , though some songs are in Samoan and Tuvaluan.
Te Vaka was originally recorded in on their album Original Contemporary Pacific Music , and re-recorded on their album Te Vaka. Known as the Dancehall Godfather, Johnny Osbourne is one of the most popular Jamaican reggae singers and dancehall singers of all time.
He has had a string of hits, including reggae covers of U. The late Wayne Smith was another popular reggae and dancehall singer, and his hit Under Mi Sleng Teng is widely thought to have brought reggae into the digital age and is one of the first examples of ragga. He died in at the age of Today's random song is called Njokte and is by the Norwegian choir Cantus with composer Frode Fjellheim.
Fjellheim is a Norwegian yoiker, pianist and synthesizer player who founded the group Transjoik , but is best known for composing the opening song for the Disney animated movie Frozen. Cantus is a female Norwegian choir consisting of about 30 amateur voices. They have won international awards for their music, and they provided the voices for Fjellheim's opening composition for Frozen , called Vuelie. You can find Njokte on Cantus' album Northern Lights.
The song starts at about French singer-songwriter Isabelle Geffroy, known by her stage name Zaz , brings us our random tune for today. Mixing jazzy style, French variety, soul and acoustic genres, she became famous on the strength of her first album, the eponymously named Zaz After a childhood steeped in music education she started her musical career in singing in musical groups and as a backup singer.
She released Zaz in to great acclaim, especially her single Je Veux , and has since won awards and has toured extensively. She has released two more albums since, Recto Verso and Paris.
Today's random song is Venus Nabalera by Mau Mau. They are a group that formed in Turin, Italy in , and they have released seven albums, two EPs and seven singles to date.
Their name, in the Piedmont region dialect, can mean "one who comes from afar. The band mixes African and Latin musical traditions. Venus Nabalera is from their release Safari Beach and can also be found on the various artists compilation Putumayo Presents: World Lounge The band uses colorful folk stories told to Williams in her mother's Ibibio language to provide the creative inspiration and backdrop for the band's music, which creates a soundscape of African and electronic elements inspired by funk, disco, post-punk and electro.
Happy New Year! Our first song to start off the new year, on what for many of you may be a cold winter day, is called Summer Dream by Kuma Lisa. The E-mail Address es field is required. Please enter recipient e-mail address es. The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. You may send this item to up to five recipients.
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Both Sides the Tweed. Dick Gaughan. Mary Black.For its latest release, Putumayo Kids focuses on the softer side of Celtic music, harvested from the rich musical traditions of Ireland, Scotland, eastern Canada and beyond. Celtic Dreamland features songs that are perfect for the slumbering child, meditating mom and dad or the weary worker desperate for a little quiet relaxation.