Ira Harmon's Pop Machine
Ira Harmon's Pop Machine
IHPM - Episode #127
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Synopsis:

Ira looks into the phenomenon of American apathy regarding mental health and gun control; Russians and cyber warfare. The music explores the continent of Africa and its rich pastiche of sounds.

Opening Clip:

“Chicken Feathers” comedy clip from Border House Blues Starring Moms Mabley (1948)

Music:

(The Sounds of Africa) From African Drums The Guy Warren Sound and Opika Pende Africa at 78 RPM

  • Waltzing Drums – Guy Warren (Ghana)
  • Zendani Staiffi – Youssef El ti et son orchestra (Arabic; Algeria)
  • Rabi Alaamlih Iydaabar, Pt. 2 – El Hadj Mohamed El-Anka (Arabic; Algeria)
  • Adhouh, Adhouh, Pt. 1 – Fatimah Bent Meddah & Kouïder (Arabic; Algeria)
  • Gheniet Ben Soussan, Pt. 7 – Cheikh Zouzou (Algeria)
  • Air De Kel Ajjer (Rhythme Ellehelleh) – Tuareg Women of Adrar Des Iforas (Touareg; Mali)
  • The Jambo Song – Ebenezer Calender & His Maringer Band (Sierra; Leone)
  • De Ehuo – Black Beats Band (Ghana)
  • Domagbe – Yagbe and Her Group (Liberia)
  • Tu Nja Tengene Elie – Mbongue Diboue Et Son Ensemble (Cameroon)
  • Kibongue, Orchestre African Jazz – Titi – Kabasele (Lingala; Congo)
  • Napenda – Coast Social Orchestra (Swahili; Kenya)
  • Masanga – (Katanga; Congo)
  • Furaha Ya Kanu – O.S. Africa Jazz Onema Pascal (Swahili; Kenya)
  • Ndumba Wakumi Diekde Dikasa – (Luba-Kasai; Congo)
  • Siyahamba – Flying Jazz Queens (Zulu; South Africa)
  • Wati Si Sasekahipahpa – Americo Valenti (Tsonga; Mozambique)
  • Wachona Thayelo – Thayelo Kapiye Nyanja Trio (Chewa; Malawi)
  • Fuzhi Inopenduka Kwenda Lamukiya – Mulaji Ronger and 2 Chokwe Women (Luvale, Chokwe; Angola)
  • Bambo Siyaya – Wilson Makawa and His Guitar (Chewa: Malawi)
  • Nongqangqa Lishonile – Orbert Nentambo Zahke (Zulu; South Africa)

Comedy:

Pigmeat Markham

Old Time Radio:

A Matter of Reasonable Doubt Part 2 – Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

Mass Shooting Report:

Looking back at Laurie Dann and 30 years of school shootings, an American Cultural Tradition.

Nerd News:

The Russians are coming, Cyber Warfare & New comic book Releases.

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