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Hosted by Kim Simpson, the IFB is your weekly excursion into all manner of global acoustic roots music, featuring records and the occasional live guest. See the show's main blog including playlists at International Folk Bazaar. The show initially ran on KOOP from 2008 to 2014, then returned to the airwaves in 2016. Submissions are always welcome. Contact Kim at ksimpson3 at gmail dot com or mail to: 

The International Folk Bazaar
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See song titles and artists from previous shows at International Folk Bazaar Playlists. Linked entries will lead you to informative writeups in Kim's International Folk Bazaar blog.

July 17

Andy Bole - "Pheromones and Incense" (UK)

Zoe Viccaji - "Jis Nay Bhi Aana Hai, Aik Din Jaana Hai" (Pakistan)

Ari Barokas - "Yasiyorum Sil Bastan" (Turkey)

Paula Maya - "Refugee" (Brazil/Austin)

Pavol Hammel - "Stale dokola" (Slovakia)

Pavol Hammel and Prudy - "Medulienka" (Slovakia)

Yaro Leto - "Broken Roses" (Slovakia)

Ghymes - "Csallokozi ugrosok" (Slovakia/Hungary)

Eduardo Mateo - "La Chola" (Uruguay)

Orkes El Suraya - "Kasih Ibu Bapa" (Indonesia)

Zupfgeigenhansel - "Lo mir sich iberbejtn" (Germany/Yiddish)

Feo - "Fred Hviler Over Land Og By" (Denmark)

Green Mamba - "Busiku Bwanduuma" (Zambia)

July 3

Chris Thompson - "Hugo Spellman" (New Zealand)

Leonardo Paniagua - "El Secreto" (Dominican Republic)

Pekka Streng - "Matkalaulu" (Finland)

Dorival Caymmi - "Promessa de Pescador" (Brazil)

Uaragniaun - "Cupa cupa" (Italy)

Hassan Erraji - "Biahi Alhawa" (Morocco)

Nass Marrakech - "An-a An-ta" (Morocco)

Trio Mandili - "Dililme" (Georgia)

Gonda Manakovska - "Karafili edhe zamaki" (Kosovo)

Mircea Baniciu - "Randuri pentru pasari calatoare" (Romania)

IZ - "Jenhexe" (Mongolia)

Nikola Parov and Herczku Agnes - "A Nonek" (Hungary)

Tony Ghaddar - "Ghadwiyyi, Ghadwiyy" (Lebanon)

 

June 26

==1969==

Buzzy Linhart - "Sing Joy" (USA)

Victor Jara - "A Cochabamba Me Voy" (Chile)

Duo Ouro Negro - "Kurikutela" (Angola)

Trubrot - "Lit eg born ad leida ser" (Iceland)

Roy Harper - "In the Time of Water" (UK)

Traffic Sound - "Virgin" (Peru)

The Merrymen - "Archie" (Barbados)

Paco de Lucia - "Barrio de Santa Maria" (Spain)

Karel Kryl - "Kral a klaun" (Czech Republic)

Pugh Rogefeldt - "Colinda" (Sweden)

George Mgrdichan - "Yesterday" (USA/Armenia)

Yoshio Hayakawa - "Chanson" (Japan)

Reet Hendrickson - "Lirekene" (Estonia)

Antonio Aguilar - "El ojo de vidrio" (Mexico)

Robin Scott - "Point of Leaving" (UK)

Jan and Lorraine - "Number 33" (UK)

Gilberto Gil - "Aquele Abraco" (Brazil)

 

June 12

Baden Powell - "Consolacao" (Brazil)

Ilgi - "Tumsa Tumsa Kas Par Tumsu" (Latvia)

Imants Kalnins - "Karsta mana Jauna Dziesma (w/ Rita Muktupavela)" (Latvia)

Toto Bissainthe - "Papaloko" (Haiti)

Nogabe Randriaharimalala - "Mada Blues" (Madagascar)

Refugees for Refugees - "After the Dust" (Syria/Belgium)

Minyo Crusaders - "Aizubandaisan" (Japan)

Nico Saquito and Guaracharos de Oriente - "Tierra Hecho Tierra" (Cuba)

Meic Stevens - "Cegin Dawdd y Cythraul" (Wales)

Tomaz Pengov - "Dolga Reka" (Slovenia)

Bombina - "Tenera" (Niger)

Davey Graham - "Sunshine Raga" (UK)

 

May 29

Haja - "Fiainana" (Madagascar)

Lionel Loueke - "Rossignol" (Benin)

Atalyja - "Joris" (Lithuania)

As Kindred Spirits - "Radhika Stava" (India/USA)

Fausto - "O Romance de Diogo Soares" (Portugal)

Ulla Pirttijarvi - "Vulle Mihkku" (Sami)

Ifriqiyya Electrique - "Danee Danee" (Tunisia)

Maalesh - "Djilele" (Comoros)

Faraualla - "Scongiuro" (Italy)

Arco Iris - "Manana Campestre" (Argentina)

Gildardo Montoya y Conjunto Los Rumberos - "Fabiola" (Colombia)

Addis Acoustic Project - "Enigenagnalen" (Ethiopia)

 

May 22

Live music on today's show from Austin's Vishudolskaya Collective Choir (l to r: Laura Jorgenson, Taft Mashburn, Marchette Dubois, Amy Frishkey, and Keith Wagner). Until June 5, you can hear the stream of them singing songs from Bulgaria, Macedonia, and beyond at Radio Free America. If you are a singer who's interested in joining this collective, you can contact them at https://www.facebook.com/Vishudolskaia/.

 

 

April 10

Kaleidoscope - "Rampe Rampe" (US)

Melissa LaVeaux - "Nibo" (Canada/Haiti)

Stein Torleif Bjella - "Undergang" (Norway)

3MA - "Moustique" (Mali/Morocco/Madagascar)

Small Island Big Song - "Naka wara wara to'o" (Solomon Islands)

Toma Zdravkovic - "Pustite me da zivim svoj zivot" (Serbia)

Yousef - "Mustafa de la Alhambra" (Spain)

Earth Wheel Sky Band - "Funk" (Serbia/Romani)

Mokhtar Al Said - "Tabla Solo" (Egypt)

Takashi Hirayasu and Bob Brozman - "Uruku Tumi Gushiku" (Japan/USA)

Mariza - "E Mentira" (Portugal)

Subhasis Bhattacharya - "Blood of Two Oceans" (India)

Amira Kheir - "Speak Low" (Sudan/Italy)

Urna Chahar-Tugchi feat. Kroke - "Jigder Nana" (Mongolia/Poland)

Trio Mandili - "Kekela de Maro" (Georgia)

Don Kipper - "Opa Ela" (UK/Greece)

 

April 3

Ahmed Mneimneh - "Aini Bet Ref" (Lebanon)

Lloyd Cheechoo - "James Bay" (Canada/Cree)

Bidaia - "Rahna Khawa" (Spain/Basque)

Emmanuel Mulemana - "Imbote" (Zambia)

Richard Thompson - "Les Flammes D'Enfer" (UK/Cajun)

Richard Thompson - "So Ben Mi Ca Bon Tempo" (UK/Italy)

Wali and the Afro Caravan - "Guaguanco Sroll" (Austin)

Jadranka Stojakovic - "Daleko" (Bosnia and Hercegovina)

Parween Sultana - "Tarana In Teentai" (India)

Parween Sultana - "Drut Khyal In Teentai" (India)

Nat Saunders - "Round and Round the Bar Room" (Bahamas)

Abelardo Carbano y su conjunto - "Quiero Mi Gente" (Colombia)

Michalis Kontaxidis - "Me Zesi" (Greece)

Orchestra Baobob - "Fayinkounko" (Senegal)

 

March 20

Kecskes Ensemble - "Ued Solo" (Hungar/Turkey)

Keola and Kapono Beamer - "Makee Ailana" (Hawaii)

Toko Telo - "Raha Hita" (Madagascar)

Human Instinct - "Texas Sparrow" (New Zealand)

La Cumbia Soledena - "El Garabato" (Colombia)

Cold Fairyland - "Seeds on the Ground" (China)

Fernando Delgadillo - "En el espara" (Mexico)

Ferran Pelau - "A tu" (Catalonia/Spain)

Genesis - "Don Simon" (Colombia)

Ecos de Borinquen - "Mi Piena Felicidad" (Puerto Rico)

Nabil Khemir - "Chourouk" (Tunisia)

Micronesian Singers - "Ordination Song" (Micronesia)

Adjagas - "Lihkulas" (Sami)

Veronique Chalot - "Chant Mauresque (edit)" (France)

Mari Kalkuun, Tuulikki Bartosik, Ramo Teder - "Voluhain" (Estonia)

Nat Saunders - "Round and Round the Bar Room" (Bahamas)

Bob Brozman and Djeli Mousa Diawara - "Hip Hop" (USA/Guinea)

 

March 13

Live music from Naia Valdez (Peru) plus conversations with Mundaka (Peru) and Mougli (Colombia) in town for SXSW!

March 6

Live music from Austin's Cecilia + the Broken Hearts! They will be featured performers at the Cactus Cafe's International Women's Day show along with Leti Garza and Tiarra Girls on Friday, March 8!

February 20

Bob Hadley - "Chorale from Beethoven's Ninth Symphony" (USA)

Rachid Halilal - "Elazri" (Morocco)

Tomaz Pengov - "Rodovnik Vina" (Slovenia)

Hedningarna - "Desperation Polka" (Sweden)

Daniel Melero - "La reina del enigma" (Argentina)

Tallisammana - "Du ar den tanke jag bar" (Sweden)

Lula Pena - "Rose" (Portugal)

Lily Neill - "Life on Wheels" (USA/Ireland)

Hanggai - "Yuan Ding Cap" (Mongolia)

Maniucha Bikont and Ksawery Wojcinski - "Oj daj Boze do weczora/Piesn zniwna" (Poland)

Estebes Tursunaliev - "Swing Song" (Kyrgysztan)

Turgun Alimatov and Alisher Alimatov - "Fergana Tanovar" (Uzbekistan)

Balki - "Dienas" (Latvia)

Abdel Salim Gadir - "Jamil al-sour/ Le Beau Visage" (Sudan)

Amestoy Trio - "Marinette" (France)

Xaris Alexiou - "Treis i Ora Nyxta" (Greece)

Gordon Giltrap - "Catwalk Blues" (UK)

Amr Diab - "Habibi" (Egypt)

 

February 13

Hugo Black - "El Moliendo Cafe" (Venezuela)

Peret - "El Muerto Vivo" (Colombia)

Anonymous - "Stornello Baresi" (Italy)

Jean Yves Tourbin - "Intuition" (France)

Serif Kanjevic - "Zbog tebe sam vino pio" (Serbia)

Brij Bhushan Kabra and Zakir Hussain - "Raga Gara" (India)

Mahant Shri Tulasi Sasji Saheb - "Bina Ra Ravenaiya" (India/Gujarat)

Delirium - "Jesahel" (Italy)

Kolinda - "Ilju Haramia" (Hungary)

Lou Monte - "Lazy Mary" (Italy)

Luar Na Lubre - "Os teus ollos" (Spain/Galicia)

Umut Adan - "Beykoz" (Turkey)

Wimme - "Texas" (Sami)

Xaris Alexiou - "Th'Arrostiso  Mana" (Greece)

Chiquinho Timoteo - "Sao Paolo" (Brazil)

 

January 23

Nairu - "Skogen" (Sweden)

Canzionere Grecanico Salentino - "Quannu te visciu" (Italy)

Kardes Turkuler - "Munzur Xenekiyene" (Turkey)

Tolgahan Cogulu and Sinan Cem Eroglu - "Kara Toprak" (Turkey)

Meic Stevens - "Carangarw" (Wales)

Novos Baianos - "A Menina Danca" (Brazil)

Pescado Rabioso - "Todas las Hojas son del Viento" (Argentina)

Almandra - "Muchacha (Ojos de papel)" (Argentina)

Aoba Ichiko - "Yosei no temaneki (Fairy Beckoning)" (Japan)

Derek Gripper - "Korobali" (South Africa/Mali)

Orkes El Suraya, Medan - "Usah Dikenang" (Indonesia)

Guzin and Baha - "Neyleyim" (Turkey)

Jukka Tolonen and Coste Apetrea - "Blue Rain" (Finland/Sweden)

Nizar Rouhana - "Iraq" (Palestine)

 

January 9

A Hawk and a Hacksaw - "Alexandria" (USA)

SO Duo - "Edgu Ol" (Turkey)

Sergius Golowin - "Die Weisse Aim" (Switzerland)

Kadonnut Manner - "Tahtitieteellinen Hamara" (Finland)

Radha Krishna Temple - "Govinda" (UK/India)

Paolo Tofani and Claudio Rocchi - "Dio" (Italy)

Al Doum and Faryds - "Spirit Rejoin" (Italy)

Gnags - "Kom-Sammen-Sang" (Denmark)

Amaia Zubiria and Pascal Gaigne - "Ura Ixuririk" (Basque/France)

Broselmaschine - "Gitarrenstuck" (Germany)

Arnold Ap - "Wor Kakes" (West Papua)

Ayub Ogade - "Nyandolo" (Kenya)

Rene Lacaille and Bob Brozman - "Oh Le La O" (Reunion/USA)

 

December 26 playllst

Best of 2018

Darren Kobetich - "The Apple Stop" (USA)

Bombino - "Adouni Dagh" (Niger)

Sudmmkar - "Mai'd kuulak niod ju urcci juuggudeja" (Sami)

Natalia Lafourcade - "Gavota" (Mexico)

Rachel Dadd - "Archipelago" (UK)

Cary Morin - "When I Rise" (USA/Crow)

Natalia Lafourcade - "Te sigo" (Mexico)

Al Doum and the Faryds - "Spirit Rejoin" (Italy)

Ari Barokas - "Gavurlar" (Turkey)

Solly Sebotso - "Fong Kong" (Botswana)

Tulia - "To nie ptak" (Poland)

Odpoczno - "Koboj w Kalinie" (Poland)

The Turbans - "Riders" (Israel/Iran/Greece/UK)

Eliadas Ochoa y Alejandro Almenaras - "El Son De Vicentico" (Cuba)

 

December 19 - playlist

Naser Musa - "Jingle Bells" (Palestine/Jordan)

Bracia Dominikanie - "Aniol pasterzom mowil" (Poland)

Steeleye Span - "Gaudette" (UK)

Felix Ramirez - "El Aguardientero" (Colombia)

Dirk Powell - "The Twelve Days of Christmas" (USA)

Fabrizio de Andre - "Il Ritorno di Giuseppe" (Italy)

Naomi and Goro - "Borboleta" (Japan)

Les Goristes - "Joyeux Noel, Amis Brestois" (France)

Naser Musa - "Deck the Halls" (Jordan/Palestine)

Ghymes - "Jezus Agyan" (Hungary)

Czerwone Gitary - "Kolysanka Dia Okruszka" (Poland)

Maddy Prior and the Carnival Band - "Monsier Charpentier's Christmas Swing" (UK)

Eydie Gorme and Trio Los Panchos - "Aguinaldo No. 1" (USA/Mexico)

Steve Baughman - "Oh Kommet Ihr Hirten" (USA/Germany)

Txomin Artola and Amaia Zubiria - "Gabaren erdian (Christmas)" (Basque)

Muxicas - "Muxicas No Ceo de Belen" (Basque)

 

December 12 - playlist

Said Chraibi - "Souleimane" (Morocco)

Toto Bona Lokua - "Ma Mama" (France/Cameroon/Congo)

Jade Warrior - "Annie" (UK)

Groupe Folklorique Montagnais - "Tshekuan Mak Tshetutamak" (Canada/Innu)

Finbar and Eddie Furay - "Sally Sits Weeping" (Ireland)

The Pentangle - "A Woman Like You" (UK)

Zhou Yunpeng - "Blind Theater" (China)

Anatolian Trio - "Hekimoglu" (Turkey)

Ay-Kherel - "Tyvam Hemneri (The Rivers of Tuvai)" (Siberia)

Amber - "Sea Shell Rock Me" (alt version) (UK)

Madame Bolduc - "La Pitoune" (Canada)

Fernando Delgadillo - "La Cancion del Caminante" (Mexico)

Dilon Djindji - "Maria Teresa" (Mozambique)

(More playlists at International Folk Bazaar . com)

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