WGXC-90.7 FM

Music for the Masses: We’ve Got You Covered, Part 6

Nov 05, 2023: 1pm - 3pm
WGXC 90.7-FM: Radio for Open Ears

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Hosted by Neva E. Wartell.

Part 6 of an ongoing series featuring a selection of obscure and lesser-known cover versions of some better-known popular songs.

"Music for the Masses" invites you on an excursion of sound and rhythm. Discover the music of established and emerging artists, both signed and unsigned, on the international music scene. For the avid globe-hopper and armchair traveler alike. You might want to pack a map and a sandwich. Catskill resident "DJ Neva" is an ethnomusicologist, producer, and long-time cultural activist, specializing in music from the entire African continent, as well as the Caribbean and Latin America, the Maghreb and Middle East, and the Roma (Gypsy) diaspora. Formerly the producer of "Continental Drift" on WBAI-FM and New York International on Haitian community station Radio Soleil in NYC. The show is broadcast live from Catskill, NY.

Playlists and more information here.

Selection of original DJ mixes here.

  • out of hand / Pitchvoice
  • You're Gonna Leave / Stephen Marley
  • Masters of War / Vieux Farka Toure
  • Hey Jude / Wilson Pickett
  • Jumpin' Jack Flash(2006 Remastered Version) / Ananda Shankar
  • Jai Ho / Peter Hollens
  • War / War After War (A Soldier's Story) / War
  • Satta Massa Cumbia / Los Miticos Del Ritmo
  • Blowin' In the Wind / The Abyssinians
  • Ain't Too Proud To Beg / Junior Byles
  • I Shot The Sheriff / Stephen Marley
  • Lingonplockning / Tomas Blank
  • A Book is a Dream / Lemon Session
  • Africa Five / Mamadou Barry
  • Somali / Qwanqwa
  • Deus Me Faca Funky / Skowa & Mafia
  • Love Theme from the Godfather / The Young Ones Of Guyana
  • Istanbul (Not Constantinople) / They Might Be Giants
  • Mr Who You Be / Afro National
  • Four Women (Cover) / Queen Ifrica
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