Tommy T Podcast: Dedicated to Dr. Tilahun Gesesse

Chill out with this playlist compiled by Thomas Gobena, aka Tommy T of Gogol Bordello. The set includes a couple tracks from his recent album The Prester John Sessions, more traditional Ethiopian soulful grooves, UK reggae and more. Tommy dedicates the set to Dr. Tilahun Gesesse, the king of Ethiopian music. Download, embed or stream the mix here:

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  • Mahkeddah-African Violet Roots


    this is wicked mix, i lived in ethiopia from 04-05, that’s where i first heard Tilahun’s music. I also was blessed to see him at lincoln center out of doors in 08′ nice vibes. big ups for the livication to him.