Yemen Supports You / Abu Bakr and the group all send their support:
'God bless you. If we r 2 do something 2 support Ritu and her programme, it'll be our duty & pleasure. Please convey this to Ritu. We are surprised to know this stand of BBC'
World Circuit & Toumani Diabate join the campaign to save the show
Sheffield based Gondwana Sound support SaveAWIL
World Music Central get behind the SAVE AWIL campaign and support DJ Ritu too. Its a music portal dedicated to World Music in the USA with a wide reach...
Mondomix get behind the SAVE AWIL campaign. It is the essential online resource for worldwide music and culture...
They came first for the folkies, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a folkie.
Then they came for the jazzers, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a jazzer.
Then they came for the blues fans, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a blues fan.
Then they came for world music, and by that time no one was left to speak up.
...Then they came for the BBC and by that time no one was left to speak up
Courtesty of Ian Anderson & Deborah Dickinson