Music heard on air February 27, 2017

By April Peavey

The songs played between segments on PRI's The World for February 27, 2017 included:

Song: Awake
Artist: sxip shirey
Label: VIA Records
Artist: Chicano Batman
Label: ATO Records
Song: Le Disco
Artist: Acid Arab featuring Rizan Said
Label: Crammed Discs
Artist: Mickey Hart
Label: Rykodisc

And, it was 30 years ago that the term "world music" was coined. Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart was one of the musicians at the forefront of the expanding genre. He would go on to win the very first Grammy for World Music with his album "Planet Drum." Host Marco Werman spoke to Hart about "world music" and his contribution to its popularity.