Songs for the Road

Meaningful songs from my travels and the memories they evoke. World music and songs I love that reflect thoughts of the moment:

» No. 1: Rage Around the World
Featuring: Killing in the Name by Rage Against the Machine

» No. 2: West Africa in Southeast Asia
Featuring: Disco Africa by Ogyatanaa Show Band

» No. 3: The Rough Road
Featuring: Joyful Girl by Ani DiFranco

» No. 4: Lila Downs’ Rendition of Paloma Negra
Featuring: Paloma Negra by Lila Downs

» No. 5: Fog and Wind and Hallelujahs
Featuring: Hallelujah by Jeff Buckley

» No. 6: Soundtrack for a Cuban Roadtrip
Featuring: Songs by Buena Vista Social Club, Celia Cruz, Orishas and Yerba Buena

» No. 7: Inspiration for Solo Travel
Featuring: A poem by  Tanya Davis set to music

» No. 8: A Mehndi Folk Song
Featuring: Mehndi/Madhorama Pencha as performed in Monsoon Wedding

» No. 9: One Song from Ivory Coast, Two Travel Memories
Featuring: 1er Gaou by Magic System

» No. 10: On the Different Manifestations of “World Music”
Featuring: Composer Eric Whitacre’s “Virtual Choirs”

» No. 11: Songs for the Road No. 11: Indian Music Fusion
Featuring: Oh Numah Shivaya by Apache Indian and The Power of Bhangra by Snap!

» No. 12: Songs for the Road No. 12: My Summer Travel Anthem
Featuring: Laughing by Nathaniel Rateliff

» No. 13: Songs for the Road No. 13: Enchanted Oaxaca
Featuring: La Cumbia del Mole by Lila Downs

» No. 14: Songs for the Road No. 14: Discovering Afro-Brazil Through Banda Didá, An All Female Drumming Ensemble
Featuring: Videos of Banda Dida’s Samba Reggae drumming.


Other music posts:

» 7 Songs to Empower You for a Solo Road Trip
Featuring: Songs by Alice Russell, Bedouin Soundclash, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings and more.

» Musical Healing on the Canals of Xochimilco
Featuring: A mariachi experience to remember.

» 7 Songs by Women to Empower You for Your Journey
Featuring: Songs by Nina Simone, Joni Mitchell, India.Arie and more.

» An Escape to the Land of Little Boxes
Featuring: Little Boxes by Malvina Reynolds

» While You’re Away…
Featuring: Ai Du by Vieux Farka Toure


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