world music http://wemu.org en Reggae Legend Jimmy Cliff Tops WEMU's Sweet 16 July 30th to August 5th http://wemu.org/post/reggae-legend-jimmy-cliff-tops-wemus-sweet-16-july-30th-august-5th <p>&quot;Rebirth&quot; by living reggae legend, Jimmy Cliff is a fully rewarding listening experience.&nbsp; He has lost none of his supple vocal quality and range.&nbsp; Time has deepened his lower range imbuing his words with deeper meaning and insight.&nbsp; His Jamaican message remains consistent - that love, peace and truth will conquer all.&nbsp; The production of this date is immaculate, but the music is free flowing and relaxed.&nbsp; You can see why WEMU hosts collectively wanted to share this excellent new music with you.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 20:19:00 +0000 Linda Yohn 17661 at http://wemu.org Reggae Legend Jimmy Cliff Tops WEMU's Sweet 16 July 30th to August 5th Detroit native Janiva Magness tops WEMU's "Sweet Sixteen" April 9th through 15th. http://wemu.org/post/detroit-native-janiva-magness-tops-wemus-sweet-sixteen-april-9th-through-15th <p><strong>WEMU &ldquo;SWEET SIXTEEN&rdquo; AIRPLAY April 9 to April 15, 2012:&nbsp; </strong></p><p><strong>LINDA YOHN, MUSIC DIRECTOR&nbsp;</strong></p><p>1.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; JANIVA MAGNESS &ldquo;Stronger For It&rdquo; (Alligator Records)</p><p>2.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; RICKY NYE&nbsp;&nbsp; &ldquo;Ricky Nye And The Paris Blues Band&rdquo;&nbsp; (1-2-3 Records)</p><p>3.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; DR. JOHN&nbsp;&nbsp; &ldquo;Locked Down&rdquo;&nbsp; (Nonesuch Records)</p><p>4.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; GREGORY PORTER&nbsp; &ldquo;Be Good&rdquo;&nbsp;&nbsp; (Motema Music)</p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 20:19:01 +0000 Linda Yohn 12563 at http://wemu.org Detroit native Janiva Magness tops WEMU's "Sweet Sixteen" April 9th through 15th.