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various artists (40th anniversary edition)
  1. The Musicians of the Nile - Tabla Iqae
  2. The Beat - Mirror in the Bathroom
  3. Pigbag - Big Bag
  4. The Drummers of Burundi - Kama K’iwacu
  5. Peter Gabriel - I Have the Touch
  6. Robert Fripp - WOMAD II
  7. Tian Jin Music and Dance Ensemble - Raindrops Pattering on Banana Leaves
  8. Echo and the Bunnymen - Zimbo (with the Royal Burundi Drummers)
  9. The Musicians of the Nile - Taksim Arghul
  10. Salsa de Hoy - Salsa de Hoy
  11. Rip Rig & Panic - You’re My Kind of Climate
  12. Mark Springer - Key Release
  13. The Chieftains - Cotton-Eyed Joe
  14. Simple Minds - Promised You a Miracle
  15. Ekome - Gahu
  16. Peter Hammill - A Ritual Mask
  17. Peter Gabriel featuring Ekome - Biko

A World of Music, Dance & Arts: Live at WOMAD 1982

various artists (40th anniversary edition)

Real World Productions / decca
  • 2lp

    Released: 29th Jul 2022

    out of stock

A historic live recording celebrating the 40th anniversary of a landmark cultural moment including performances by Echo & The Bunnymen, Peter Gabriel, Simple Minds, The Beat, The Drummers of Burundi, The Musicians of the Nile and many more.

The process of restoring the 40-year-old audio tapes recorded at the first WOMAD festival began, overcoming many technical challenges to ensure these vital, historic performances were saved. This album is a window onto three days of amazing music – highlights from multiple stages, of artists from many corners of the globe. WOMAD 1982: The Royal Bath and West Showground near Shepton Mallet, Somerset. The heart of the world in the heart of the West Country. A festival of new and traditional arts from four continents and over 20 countries.