world music

4:19 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

Reggae Legend Jimmy Cliff Tops WEMU's Sweet 16 July 30th to August 5th

Colorful, captivating Jimmy Cliff in concert

"Rebirth" by living reggae legend, Jimmy Cliff is a fully rewarding listening experience.  He has lost none of his supple vocal quality and range.  Time has deepened his lower range imbuing his words with deeper meaning and insight.  His Jamaican message remains consistent - that love, peace and truth will conquer all.  The production of this date is immaculate, but the music is free flowing and relaxed.  You can see why WEMU hosts collectively wanted to share this excellent new music with you. 

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WEMU Sweet 16
4:19 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

Detroit native Janiva Magness tops WEMU's "Sweet Sixteen" April 9th through 15th.

WEMU “SWEET SIXTEEN” AIRPLAY April 9 to April 15, 2012: 


1.    JANIVA MAGNESS “Stronger For It” (Alligator Records)

2.    RICKY NYE   “Ricky Nye And The Paris Blues Band”  (1-2-3 Records)

3.    DR. JOHN   “Locked Down”  (Nonesuch Records)

4.    GREGORY PORTER  “Be Good”   (Motema Music)

5.    ESPERANZA SPALDING   “Radio Music Society”  (Heads Up/Montuno)

6.    DON BYRON NEW GOSPEL QUINTET "Love, Peace, And Soul" (Savoy Jazz)

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