music

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit - Yma Sumac

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Tom Schnabel of station KCRW in Santa Monica, California, about the late Peruvian singer Yma Sumac. She was known to Americans in the 1950's as "The Nightingale of the Andes" and "The Peruvian Songbird."

Conflict & Justice

Global Hit - B'itzma

In Guatemala a majority of the population is Maya Indian. For centuries they have been excluded from national political and economic life, but today they're finding their voice in music. Reporter Mary Stucky profiles the Guatemalan rock band B'itzma.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Katy Clark speaks to musicians Terre Roche and Susan McKeown about their involvement in a new collection of national anthems. The CD is called "Us An'Them."

Arts, Culture & Media

Marketing Bob Marley

The family of the late Bob Marley has set up a company to license the Jamaican reggae star's image. The World's Marco Werman tells how "The House of Marley" brand will adorn everything from clothing to snowboards to beer.

Global Politics

From the jungle to the stage

The World's Marco Werman tells us about a program in Colombia called Canta Conmigo. It's a government program that provides music instruction to former guerilla fighters to reintegrate them into peaceful society.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with banjo player Bela Fleck about his musical collaborations with African musicians. Those collaborations yielded a new album called "Thrown Down Your Heart."