World Order – a song and dance performance band from Japan with their song – Machine Civilization
A glory moment at the Woodstock Festival – a cry for freedom , impressive – Richie Havens an US American Folk singer became famous with this song , 400000 people at the festival heard his voice and stood up for freedom
Richie Havens died yesterday at the age of 72 by a heartattack. Richie has been the unplanned opening act of the Woodstock festival , because the stars could not get through the crowd in time . With his songs ”Freedom”, “High Flying Bird” or ”I Can’t Make It Anymore” he fascinated the public also with his cover versions of “Eleanor Rigby” or “here comes the sun” (beatles)
In his 30 years active time as a musician he published 30 longplayer
Posole is a Mariachi, Surf Rock band from San Francisco, US. Their latest record “No Justice” is out now. Their music is a really nice mix of surf rock, and these awesome little background instruments. Their single “Freedom Fighter” is a great one, making you surfing on ther surfing chorus too, mixed with some more jazzy elements. Have a try!
Whitney Houston, born in 1963, was an US-american soul, pop and gospel legend. She died exactly one year ago on February 11st in 2012 because of drugs. RIP. Listen to her nice song “One Moment in Time”:
You will never be happy ….until you try ……lyrics from the song “Happy” from the turntable djs C2C from France from their album Tetra
So, we’ve even december so far; still time to ask YOU about your favourite song. Vote for one of these 7 songs here or/and on Facebook and share this! We need at least 100 votes!!
Of course, the winner will receive an award: the xWorldmusic award, for the best public song! Continue reading
The Wamdue Project was an US-american electronica project of Chris Brann, Chris Clark and Chris Udoh. Their single “King Of My Castle”, from 1999 was a #1 in the UK:
Ego vs. Emo – what a great title for an electronic music group!! They are a rising Electro-Klezmer duo from Göttingen, Germany. I think as a fan of World Music and electronical beats, this is exactly what we need!
“Mixing electronical beats with some klezmer and balkan beats makes their music incredible unique and good!”
Listen to their absolutely awesome good piece “Nr.10“, really one of the best things I listened to this year.
This one is for my blonde friend who turned 17 today :) “17 Jahr, blondes Haar” (“17 years, blonde hair”) ;)
Udo Jürgens is an Austrian composer and singer. He is one of the most popular musicians in the German speaking area.