Explore music from around the world, with presenter Pierre Tremblay. Each week he introduces a unique mix of sounds, musical styles and languages. Whether traditional or contemporary, familiar or unusual, the selections you'll hear will always be captivating.
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Saturday 1.10pm -3pm
This week World Vibes has two special musical themes on offer ! First a new selection of Hot New Hits from a lot of places on the planet ! Then our very special musical tribute Chile’s singer-songwriter-poet Victor Jara, who was killed by Pinochet’s military forty-five years ago this Sunday the 16th September, with tribute songs from around the world and through the decades, with our last track of 2013 from the 'Boss' in Spanish ! Click on ‘World Vibes’ above for more details.
Our first hour starts off with our new sampling of Hot New Hits from our theme song artist, freedom loving Jovanotti (Italy), GnawaChaabiFunk beats from ten member formation Abdul & the Gang (Morocco-France), Rap for kids with a future from Bigflo & Oli x Petit Biscuit (France), farewell for the dance floor from multi lingual Jason Derulo & David Guetta ft Nicki Minaj & Willy William (USA-France-Haiti-Trinidad), new authentic Stuttgart Rap from Rin (Germany), Electro-Synth-Acoustic Raï with Sofiane Saidi & Mazalda (Algeria-France), walking therapy from Christine & the Queens (France), new Afro-Griot-Guitar from newcomer couple Djénéba & Fousco (Mali), Unicef supported quintet for tenderness from Kids United (France-Switzerland), ending the hour with a new dance balad from Nancy Vieira (Cape Verde). A cornucopia of new creations, enjoy !
Our second hour is devoted to our special musical tribute to Victor Jara (Chile), brutally murdered on the 16th September 1973 a few days after the 11th September coup d’etat by General Pinochet and his military. Earlier this year nine ex-military officers were sentenced to jail for their murder of Victor Jara. With hundreds of tribute songs recorded through the decades to honor Victor Jara, we play a few, of which 70’s balads from Inti-Illimani (Chile), Lillebjørn Nilsen (Norway), and Zupfgeigenhandel (Germany), 80’s blues from Cornelis Vreeswijk (Holland-Sweden), Rock from Los Fabulosos Cadillacs (Argentina), 1990 protest Rock from Bulutsuzluk Özlemi (Turkey), a 2001 Folk balad from Hannes Wader (Germany), 2011 Rock tribute from Vasilis Papakonstantinou (Greece), ending the tribute and the show with a 2013 live heartfelt fluent Spanish cover of a Victor Jara song by the ‘Boss’ Bruce Springsteen. One from the heart, enjoy !