(Even More) World Music for Itchy Feet

Dancing is universal, when the rhythms of drums, basses, jembes, darbukas or other enticing instruments start pulsating, it's time to move your bodies and get on the dance floor...so what if you don't understand the lyrics? Music is its own language...succumb to it and let your bodies follow the familiar or never heard before rhythms on this page's playlists, tunes and videos...play it out loud, shake your bodies and follow your ears to the nightclubs, dancehalls and discos of the world!

For more great World Music videos to dance to, check the other World Music for Itchy Feet pages here , here and here

 

 

Puerto Rico, a tribute to this Caribbean USA territory, interpreted by Jerry Rivera from Puerto Rico

 

 

O Bailinho Da Madeira by Chris Ribeiro and Luzi Occi from Portugal, celebrating this tradition richPortuguese island in the Atlantic

 

 

Na Stathó Sta Pódia Mou, a song with a message by Leonidas Balafas from the island of Crete in Greece

 

 

La Metisse by Zulu and Mario Ramsamy in a contemporary Sega rhythm from the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius

 

 

Madjafalao, a feel good dance tune by veterans Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou from the West African country of Benin

 

 

Anoche Soñe Con Ella, a classic sounding Bachata by Antony Santos from the Dominican Republic

 

 

Somaliland by Maryan Mursal from Somalia in a lively song dedicated to the breakaway Republic of Somaliland in Somalia

 

 

Tigui Tigui, an irristible dance tune by Ozaguin from the Central African Republic

 

 

La Grev Bare Mwen, a Creole song by Kali with dance by the Ballet Exotique de Martinique, from the Martinique French Overseas Region

 

 

Maloya Dann Kor, a lively Maloya by Katy Toave and Olivier Araste from the French Overseas Region of Reunion in the Indian Ocean

 

 

Wale Wale by Jose Chameleone from Uganda, a lively modern beat with a strong cultural background

 

 

Dife A Baste by Kasika, a carnival music by a cultural association from the French Overseas Region of Guadeloupe in the Caribbean

 

 

We Want Action, a carnival theme by Pantha Vibes International from the British island of Anguilla in the Caribbean

 

 

Montserrat Irie by Darkman from the island of Montserrat in the British Caribbean, celebrating the recovery from the 1995 eruption

 

 

Water by Gman from the Caribbean nation of Antigua & Barbuda, in a funny feel good clip

 

 

Sa Bon Lan Mizik, a lively Sega rhythm by Sandra from the the heavenly Indian Ocean islands of Seychelles

 

 

Nakeng Tsa Poho by Mahlanya, a star of Sotho music from the southern African mountain Kingdom of Lesotho

 

 

Take De Oath by King Konris, a fast paced calypso with a patriotic and civic theme from the island nation of St Kitts and Nevis

 

 

Mi Maria Luisa by La Tribu De Abrante, a modern Bomba group from the unincorporated USA territory of Puerto Rico

 

 

Ai Seu Tu Pego by Grupo Komper, a lively dance tune from the island of Curaçao, an autonomous country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands

 

 

Palestinian folklore by Manal Mousa and Mahmoud Badawih from Palestine, a nation still waiting for full recognition as a country

 

 

Cumbia Cusinela by Huichol Musical, a group from the indigenous Huichol community of Mexico

 

 

Haiyu by the late Mariem Hassan from the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, the former Spanish Sahara annexed by Morocco in 1975

 

 

Jab All Over by Tallpree from Grenada, showcasing the intriguing Jab Jab carnival tradition, rooted in the days of emancipation

 

 

Makordor, a happy sounding infectious tune by Steady Bongo from the West African nation of Sierra Leone 

 

 

Ndakuvara, a classic hit by legendary singer Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi from Zimbabwe

 

 

Chidhafu Dhunda by Andy Muridzo from Zimbabwe, in a modern hit with an unmistakeable Zimbabwean sound and rhythm

 

 

Nhamo Zvakare by Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited from Zimbabwe, a Chimurenga song born from the independence struggle

 

 

Pamhatakaterera, an old school sounding tune with infectious rhythm by Jacob Moyana from Zimbabwe

 

 

Vaqueiro Atualizado, a light hearted and danceable Pizadinha song by Tony Guerra & Forro Sacode from the Nordeste region of Brazil

 

 

YeKe YeKe by Mory Kante from Guinea, in a TV performance of his hit song that conquered European charts in the late 1980s

 

 

The Rocky Road To Dublin by The Kings of Connaught from Ireland, in a lively rendition of this tongue twisting classic 

 

 

Le Liberateur by Kerfala Kante from Guinea, one of the many talented musicians from this West African nation

 

 

Ntesse by the late Kante Manfila from Guinea, in a nostalgia inducing video clip

 

 

Palito De Coco, a hit in the Dominican Republic by artist Rumai (El Haitiano) from neighboring Republic of Haiti

 

 

Cachondea by Fruko Y Sus Tesos from Colombia, an irrisistible dance tune by this famous salsa group

 

 

Djorankani by Fefe Gnalen from Guinea, in a contemporary song with an unmistakably West African sound

 

 

Die by Macire Sylla from Guinea, in a powerful audio clip best enjoyed at full volume and with dancing shoes on!

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