OLD WORLD (inc Asia, Arabia)
latest Muzikifan podcasts
Best Reissues of 2017
Updated 27 December 2017
2017: the year in review
(click on maps at the top of the page to get to continent of choice)
Original Sound of Burkina Faso is filed in the Burkina section
Okay Temiz & Johnny Dyani went to Southern Africa
Nairobi Calling! is filed in Kenya part 2
Septeto Santiaguero in concert is filed under Cuba Live
African Gems went to the African Miscellany section
Zaire 74: The African artists is filed in Congo part 4
Mamadou Kelly's Politiki is filed in Mali part 4
Bargou 08's Targ is back in Arabia
Jaako Laitinen and Väärä Raha are filed under Old World misc
Palenque Records AfroColombia mix is filed under Colombia part 2
The Top 10s of 2017 are HEREThe Top 16 of 2016 is HERE
Top 15 of 2015 is HERE
My Top Ten of 2014 can be found HERE.
My Top 12 of 2013, with best reissues, etc, is online HERE.
My Top Twelve of 2012 is HERE.
My Top Ten of 2011 can be found HERE.
My Top 9 of 2010 is online HERE
Click HERE for my top 10 of 2009
Click HERE for my top 9 of 2008
Click HERE for my top 10 of 2007
Click HERE for my top 11 of 2006
MY BEST-SELLING BOOK!"Essential reference guide to the Congo guitar king" -- SONGLINES 64 **** (four stars)
"I do not know anybody who has such immense knowledge of African music. Congratulations." -- Gerhard G (a purchaser)
BACK IN PRINT (Second edition, November 2012)
A DISCOGRAPHY OF DOCTEUR NICO
Poltroon Press, 2012, expanded to 88 pages; list price $19.95.
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