July 2018 (#139) | Songlines
Songlines July 2018 Issue

July 2018 (#139)

Introducing the July 2018 (#139) issue of Songlines

Our cover star this issue is the Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara who is making a long-overdue return to the stage with her second album.

Other features include an overview of Buenos Aires’ current tango scene; a report from Botswana and its distinctive guitar players; a Beginner’s Guide to the acclaimed flute and whistles’ player Michael McGoldrick; a Spotlight on the Analog Africa label; plus the latest CD, book, world cinema and live reviews.

The digital edition also includes streamed excerpts from our Top of the World CD including Angélique Kidjo, Norma Waterson with Eliza Carthy, Cheikh Lo, as well as a guest playlist from the broadcaster and writer Ian McMillan, featuring music by Bella Hardy, The Angel Brothers, Peggy Seeger and others.

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