Editor’s note: This is the first in a recurring series you’ll find in each new issue starting this week where we’ll list some local personalities’ favorite tunes. We hope you enjoy it.

Marco Werman, the engaging host of PRI’s The World radio show heard Monday to Friday on S.C. Public Radio, cut his radio teeth as a Peace Corps worker and radio correspondent in western Africa. Here are his top five albums involving African artists.

Pat Thomas and the Kwashibu Area Band – Obiaa!

Rachid Taha – Je Suis Africain

Santana – Africa Speaks

TIE: Seun Kuti / Burna Boy – “African Dreams” / African Giant

Just a Band – 82


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