BwGN AM Mixtape #121 – The last ride

For the past two and a half years, I've made a themed playlist to accompany your coffee and commute (almost) every week. And this will be the last. Over 120 episodes, we've listened to 2,922 tracks – 2,561 different songs (since only 12% were repeated) by 1,450 different artists from all over the world. I'm grateful to the 16 guests who joined me – Lily, Carly, Andrew, Mark, Zoe, Shane, Reshena, Niko, Katie, Darcy, Amanda and the New Year's Day '19 crew – Billy, Lauren, Michelle, Sally, and Simon (+ Shane and Zoe again). Starting next week in this time slot, I'll be starting a new experiment – the Loose Canon Listening Club,'s first classical music program. We'll see how that goes... Until then, I've thrown together an upbeat party mix with music from around the world for this one last ride.

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  1. Lamizé pa dous by Nathalie Joachim on Fanm d'Ayiti (New Amsterdam)
  2. One Note Samba/The Girl from Ipanema by Bebel Gilberto & Vinicius Cantuaria on Next Stop Wonderland (Verve/Polygram)
  3. De Mar A Mar by Ondatrópica on Baile Bucanero (Soundway)
  4. El Terron by THE BONGO HOP (feat. Nidia Gongora) on Satingarona, Pt.1 (Visit
  5. De Lejos by Y La Bamba on Mujeres (Tender Loving Empire)
  6. Maria da Vila Matilde by Elza Soares on The woman at the end of the world (A mulher do fim do mundo) (Mais Um Discos)
  7. Castilla by La Parsifónica on Niña Salvaje (Dr. Parnassus)
  8. Tamborero by Combo Chimbita on El Corredor Del Jaguar (Names You Can Trust)
  9. Diable La by Les Shleu Shleu on Tanbou Toujou Lou: Meringue, Kompa Kreyol, Vodou Jazz, & Electric Folklore from Haiti 1960 - 1981 (Ostinato)
  10. A Ova by Hermeto Pascoal on Hermeto Pascoal e sua Visão Original do Forró (Scubidu Music)
  11. Swing Easy by The Skatalites on Ball Of Fire (Island Jamaica Jazz)
  12. Friction by Morcheeba on Big Calm (Indochina/Sire)
  13. Pan Pan (Sin Mantequilla) by Ani Cordero on El Machete (feat. Émina) (Panapén)
  14. Descarga Huanuqueña by Los Jelwees on ANDINA: The Sound of the Peruvian Andes 1968-1978 (Tiger's Milk)
  15. Süpürgesi Yoncadan by Altin Gün on Gece (ATO)
  16. Ya Raiyat - ياراعيات by El Khat - القات on Saadia Jefferson - سعديا  جيفيرسون (Batov)
  17. Mali Nord by Songhoy Blues on Résistance (Fat Possum)
  18. Qaraami (Love) by Xasan Diiriye on Sweet As Broken Dates: Lost Somali Tapes From The Horn Of Africa (Ostinato)
  19. Good Name by William Onyeabor on World Psychedelic Classics 5: Who is William Onyeabor? (Luaka Bop)
  20. You Wan Married? by The Kondi Band on Salone (Strut)
  21. Yu Ya Yumma by Alogte Oho and his Sounds of Joy on Mam Yinne Wa (Philophon)
  22. Kungo Sogoni by Na Hawa Doumbia on La Grande Cantatrice Malienne, Vol. 3 (Awesome Tapes From Africa)
  23. Lala Belu by Hailu Mergia on Lala Belu (Awesome Tapes From Africa)