Roger Robinson // 03-08-20

Poet, writer and vocalist/lyricist of King Midas Sound and Black Space Quartet, Roger Robinson sits in for Gilles Peterson's show today. Tune in for a two hour morning show from the winner of the T.S. Eliot Prize 2019 and the RSL Ondaatje Prize 2020, currently shortlisted for the Derek Walcott Prize for Poetry 2020. His latest collection ‘A Portable Paradise’ is also acknowledged as the New Statesman book of the year. He was chosen by Decibel as one of 50 writers who have influenced the black-British writing canon and is also the alumnus of The Complete Works and an international artist working for the British Council. tracklist:

Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou - Homeless Wanderer

Sun Ra and Arkestra - Nuclear War

Donny Hathaway - Someday We’ll All Be Free

Eddie Kendricks - My People… Hold On

Ramp - Daylight

Karen Dalton - Something On Your Mind

Joni Mitchell - Jericho

Henri - my sweet lord

Kathy Smith - It’s Taking So Long

Shuggle Otis -

Francis Bebey - Sanza tristesse

The Electric Prunes - Holy Are You

The Isley Brothers - Harvest for the World

Mulatu Astatke - Fikratchin

Kowboyz & Indians - Gonjasufi


David Behrman - Ob the Other Ocean

Mike Oldfield - In High Places (Remastered)

Roger Robinson - Nicola’s Song

O F F - Crumb Locket

Hiatus Kaiyote - Nakamarra

Big Youth - What’s Going On

Prince Far I

Martin Campbell - Ignorance & Poverty

Hugh Mundell - Stop ‘Em Jah

Love Joys - All I Can Say

Fred Locks - Black Star Liner

Tro Mocoto - Swinga Sambaby

Emilio Santiago - Bananeira

Nana Caymmi - Cala A Boca Menino

The Staple Singles - Slippery People

Leon Bridges - Ball of Confusion

Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band - Burn

Kay Robinson - The Lord Will Make A Way (Part1 & 2)

Gilberto Gil - Toda Menina Baiana

Elis Regina - Roda

Bacao Rhythm and Steel Band - Born

Staple Singers - Slippery People

Leon Bridges - Ball of Confusion

Kay Wilson - The Lord Will Make A Way Somehow

Black Space Quarter - You Know

Sunshine - Handsome Boy Modelling School

Bootsy Collins - Don’t U Know I’m Good For You Girl

Cody Chestnutt - Serve This Royalty

D Angelo - Lady

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